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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ÓlKyrr ch. 5

Óláfs saga kyrra 5 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (ÓlKyrr ch. 5)

HeimskringlaÓláfs saga kyrra

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Sveinn konungur Úlfsson varð sóttdauður tíu vetrum eftir fall
Haraldanna. Þar næst var konungur í Danmörk Haraldur hein
sonur hans fjóra vetur, þá Knútur sonur Sveins annar sjö
vetur og er sannheilagur, þá Ólafur hinn þriðji sonur Sveins
átta vetur, þá Eiríkur góði fjórði sonur Sveins konungs enn
átta vetur.

Ólafur Noregskonungur fékk Ingiríðar dóttur Sveins
Danakonungs en Ólafur Danakonungur Sveinsson fékk Ingigerðar
dóttur Haralds konungs, systur Ólafs Noregskonungs.

Ólafur Haraldsson, er sumir kölluðu Ólaf kyrra en margir Ólaf
bónda, hann gat son við Þóru Jónsdóttur. Sá var nefndur
Magnús. Var sá sveinn hinn fríðasti sýnum og allmannvænn. Óx
hann upp í hirð konungs.


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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