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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Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))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, 361

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23 — Hróksv Hrkv 23VIII (Hálf 73)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 73 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 23)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 361.

Þá mun reyna         ok raun gefa,
ef vit Sveinn komum         saman í rómu,
hvárir í vígi         verða hæfri,
Hámundar burr         eða Haka þegnar.

Þá mun reyna ok raun gefa, ef vit Sveinn komum saman í rómu, hvárir verða hæfri í vígi, {Hámundar burr} eða þegnar Haka.

Then it will be experienced and put to the test, if Sveinn and I clash in battle, who will prove to be more courageous in fighting, {the son of Hámundr} [= Hrókr inn svarti] or Haki’s men.

texts: Hálf 73

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 23 (AII, 268; BII, 291); Skald II, 153; Hálf 1864, 38, Hálf 1909, 129, FSGJ 2, 130-1, Hálf 1981, 196; Edd. Min. 48.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38v, 18 - 38v, 19 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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