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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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HSig ch. 40

Haralds saga Sigurðssonar 40 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (HSig ch. 40)

HeimskringlaHaralds saga Sigurðssonar

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Einar þambarskelfir var ríkastur lendra manna í Þrándheimi.
Heldur var fátt um með þeim Haraldi konungi. Hafði Einar þó
veislur sínar, þær sem hann hafði haft meðan Magnús konungur
lifði. Einar var mjög stórauðigur. Hann átti Bergljótu dóttur
Hákonar jarls sem fyrr var ritað. Eindriði var þá alroskinn
sonur þeirra. Hann átti þá Sigríði dóttur Ketils kálfs og
Gunnhildar systurdóttur Haralds konungs. Eindriði hafði
fríðleik og fegurð af móðurfrændum sínum, Hákoni jarli eða
sonum hans, en vöxt og afl hafði hann af föður sínum, Einari,
og alla þá atgervi er Einar hafði umfram aðra menn. Hann var
hinn vinsælsti maður.


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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