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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Msona ch. 18

Magnússona saga 18 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Msona ch. 18)

HeimskringlaMagnússona saga

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Ólafur konungur tók sótt, þá er hann leiddi til bana, og er
hann jarðaður að Kristskirkju í Niðarósi og var hann hið
mesta harmaður. Síðan réðu þeir tveir konungar landi,
Eysteinn og Sigurður, en áður höfðu þeir þrír bræður verið
konungar tólf vetur, fimm síðan er Sigurður kom til lands en
sjö áður. Ólafur konungur var sautján vetra er hann andaðist
en það var ellefta Kalendas Januarii.

Þá er Eysteinn konungur hafði verið einn vetur austur í
landi, en Sigurður konungur var norður, þá sat Eysteinn
konungur lengi um veturinn í Sarpsborg.


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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