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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to FriðÞ Lv 28VIII (Frið 34)

[2] * Ingibjörgu ‘Ingibjǫrg’: Ms. 27’s initial í has been deleted. Skj B, followed by Skald, emends 510’s ‘enn hugar rædum’ to give en hugazræður, which Finnur Jónsson construes, with l. 1, as Intet husker jeg gladere end de fortrolige samtaler med Beles datter ‘I do not remember anything sweeter than the confidential conversations with Beli’s daughter’. He relies on the existence of a cpd hugazrœða ‘confidential conversation’, found in Gríp 14/2 (NK 166).


  1. Bibliography
  2. Skj B = Finnur Jónsson, ed. 1912-15b. Den norsk-islandske skjaldedigtning. B: Rettet tekst. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Villadsen & Christensen. Rpt. 1973. Copenhagen: Rosenkilde & Bagger.
  3. Skald = Kock, Ernst Albin, ed. 1946-50. Den norsk-isländska skaldediktningen. 2 vols. Lund: Gleerup.
  4. NK = Neckel, Gustav and Hans Kuhn (1899), eds. 1983. Edda: Die Lieder des Codex Regius nebst verwandten Denkmälern. 2 vols. I: Text. 5th edn. Heidelberg: Winter.
  5. Internal references
  6. Not published: do not cite ()


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