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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Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))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, 355

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14 — Hróksv Hrkv 14VIII (Hálf 64)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 64 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 14)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 355.

Hringr ok Hálfdan,         haukar báðir,
réttir dómendr,         * Dagr inn prúði,
Stari ok Steingrímr,         Styrr ok Gauti;
finnr þú aldri         fríðari drengi.

Hringr ok Hálfdan, báðir haukar, réttir dómendr, * Dagr inn prúði, Stari ok Steingrímr, Styrr ok Gauti; þú finnr aldri fríðari drengi.

Hringr and Hálfdan, both hawks, just judges, Dagr inn prúði (‘the Courageous’), Stari and Steingrímr, Styrr and Gauti; you will never find finer lads.

texts: Hálf 64

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 14 (AII, 267; BII, 289); Skald II, 152; Hálf 1864, 35, Hálf 1909, 125, FSGJ 2, 128, Hálf 1981, 134, 193-4; Edd. Min. 46.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38v, 1 - 38v, 2 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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