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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hfr Lv 11V (Hallfr 14)

Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Lausavísur 11 — ed. Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (Hfr Lv 11V (Hallfr 14))

Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld ÓttarssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Eitt es sverð þats sverða
sverðauðgan mik gerði;
fyr svip-Njǫrðum sverða
sverðótt mun nú verða;
muna vansverðat verða,
(verðr emk þriggja sverða)
jarðar hljótr, at yrði
umbgerð at því sverði.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld, 5. Lausavísur 11: AI, 169, BI, 159, Skald I, 86NN §§1089, 2051H; ÓT 1958-2000, I, 394Flat 1860-8, I, 329ÍF 8, 161-2 (Hallfr ch. 6), Hallfr 1977, 55, ÍS II, 1205, 1236; Hkr 1893-1901, I, 406ÍF 26, 331, Hkr 1991, I, 224 (ÓTHkr ch. 83); TGT 1884, 98, 210, TGT 1927, 71.


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