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Lausavísur — Hregg LvVIII (GHr)

Hreggviðr konungr

Hreggviðr konungr, Lausavísur — Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Hregg LvVIII (GHr))

 

Glez Hreggviðr         af góðri för
Hrólfs ins hugdjarfa         hingat til landa.
Mun rekkr sá         ræsis hefna
á Eiríki         ok öllum þeim.
 
‘Hreggviðr rejoices in the good journey of Hrólfr the bold-hearted to these lands. That warrior will take vengeance for the ruler upon Eiríkr and them all.
Glez Hreggviðr         af Gríms dauða,
Þórðar ok þar með         þrjóta lífstundir.
Mun flokkr sjá         fjanda minna
fyrir Hrólfi         hníga verða.
 
‘Hreggviðr rejoices in the death of Grímr, and the hours of Þórðr’s life are diminishing as well. That group of my enemies will come to fall before Hrólfr.
Glez Hreggviðr,         þá er Hrólfr fær
ungrar meyjar         Ingigerðar.
Mun Hólmgarði         hilmir stýra,
Sturlaugs sonr;         standi kvæði.
 
‘Hreggviðr will rejoice when Hrólfr marries the young maiden Ingigerðr. The prince, son of Sturlaugr, will govern Novgorod; let the poem cease.
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