Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Bǫlverkr Arnórsson, Drápa about Haraldr harðráði 6’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 291.
Gramr nenninn hefr gunni
— gekk ferð ok hjó sverðum —
— snǫrp háðisk þá síðan
snerra — gagn ór hverri.
Nenninn gramr hefr gagn ór hverri gunni; ferð gekk ok hjó sverðum; snǫrp snerra háðisk þá síðan.
‘The resolute ruler brings victory from every battle; the company advanced and slashed with swords; a sharp onslaught was then launched later.’
When Haraldr arrived in Africa, he harried far and wide and was victorious in every battle.
For this campaign, see Notes to st. 5 [All] above.
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