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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Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))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, 362

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25 — Hróksv Hrkv 25VIII (Hálf 75)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 75 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 25)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 362.

Ván væri mér         vitra manna,
snarpra seggja,         ef vér saman ættum,
því at ek fann ekki mey         margsvinnari
hvergi landa         en Haka dóttur.

Væri mér ván vitra manna, snarpra seggja, ef vér ættum saman, því at ek fann ekki margsvinnari mey hvergi landa en {dóttur Haka}.

I would expect wise people, smart men, if we had offspring together, for I did not find a more intelligent girl in any country than {the daughter of Haki} [= Brynhildr].

texts: Hálf 75

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 25 (AII, 268; BII, 291); Skald II, 153; Hálf 1864, 39, Hálf 1909, 130, FSGJ 2, 131, Hálf 1981, 196; Edd. Min. 48.

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GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38v, 21 - 38v, 23 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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