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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ásbjǫrn (Ásb)

volume 8; ed. Peter Jorgensen;

VIII. Ævikviða (Ævkv) - 9

not in Skj

Ævikviða — Ásb ÆvkvVIII (OStór)

Peter Jorgensen (forthcoming), ‘ Ásbjǫrn, Ævikviða’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 2 July 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 610

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3 — Ásb Ævkv 3VIII (OStór 6)

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Cite as: Peter Jorgensen (ed.) 2017, ‘Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar 6 (Ásbjǫrn, Ævikviða 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 610.

Annat var, þá er inni.
Allstórir saman fórum;
stóð þar upp í stafni
Stórólfs burr inn frækni,
þá er langskipum lagði
lundr at Eyrasundi;
nú mun ek tældr í tryggðum
trolla byggðir kanna.

Annat var, þá er inni. Allstórir fórum saman; {inn frækni burr Stórólfs} stóð þar upp í stafni, þá er lundr lagði langskipum at Eyrasundi; ek, tældr í tryggðum, mun nú kanna byggðir trolla.

It used to be different, when inside. We mighty ones travelled together; {the brave son of Stórólfr} [= Ormr] stood up there at the prow when the tree <warrior> sailed the warships towards the Øresund; I, betrayed under truce, will now explore the dwellings of trolls.

texts: OStór 6, Flat 377

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 18. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar IV 3 (AII, 343; BII, 365); Skald II, 198, NN §184; ÓT 1689, 13, Fms 3, 218-19, Flat 1860-8, I, 528, Þorleifur Jónsson 1904, 213; Guðni Jónsson 1935, 183 (ch. 7), Guðni Jónsson 1946-9, 11, 457-8 (ch. 7), Faulkes 2011b, 69-70 (ch. 7) (OStór).


GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 70va, 24 - 70va, 27 (OStór)  image  image  image  
GKS 2845 4° (2845) 23v, 17 - 23v, 20 (OStór)  image  image  
AM 554 h β 4°x (554h βx) 63v - 63v [3-4] (OStór)  image  
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