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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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HákGóð ch. 7

Hákonar saga góða 7 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (HákGóð ch. 7)

HeimskringlaHákonar saga góða

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Síðan hélt Hákon konungur liði sínu sunnan til Selundar og
leitaði víkinga. Hann reri með tvær snekkjur fram í
Eyrarsund. Þar hitti hann ellefu víkingasnekkjur og lagði
þegar til orustu við þá og lauk svo að hann hafði sigur og
hrauð öll víkingaskipin.

Svo segir Guttormur sindri:

Álmdrósar fór eisu

élrunnr mörum sunnan

trjónu tingls á græna

tveim einum selmeina,

þá er ellefu allar

allreiðr Dana skeiðar

valsendir hrauð vandar,

víðfrægr að það síðan.


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.


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