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Hrókr inn svarti (Hróksv)

volume 8; ed. Hubert Seelow;

VIII. Hrókskviða (Hrkv) - 27

Hrókskviða — Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf)

Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))

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SkP info: VIII, 350

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7 — Hróksv Hrkv 7VIII (Hálf 57)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 57 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 7)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 350.

Bað hann ekki við dauða         drengi kvíða,
né æðruorð         ekki mæla.
Engi skyldi         jöfri fylgja,
nema forlögum         fylkis heldi.

Hann bað drengi ekki kvíða við dauða, né mæla ekki æðruorð. Engi skyldi fylgja jöfri, nema heldi forlögum fylkis.

He bade the young warriors not to be apprehensive of death, nor to utter any word of fear. No one was to follow the prince, unless he shared the leader’s fate.

texts: Hálf 57

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 7 (AII, 266; BII, 287-8); Skald II, 151; Hálf 1864, 33, Hálf 1909, 122, FSGJ 2, 126, Hálf 1981, 133, 192; Edd. Min. 45.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38r, 13 - 38r, 15 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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