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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ÓlKyrr ch. 7

Óláfs saga kyrra 7 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (ÓlKyrr ch. 7)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Ólafur konungur sat oftlega í héraði að stórbúum er hann
átti. En er hann var austur í Ranríki á Haukbæ að búi sínu þá
tók hann sótt þá er hann leiddi til bana. Þá hafði hann verið
konungur að Noregi sex vetur og tuttugu en hann var til
konungs tekinn einum vetri eftir fall Haralds konungs. Lík
Ólafs konungs var flutt norður til Niðaróss og jarðað að
Kristskirkju þeirri er hann lét gera.

Hann var hinn vinsælsti konungur og hafði Noregur mikið
auðgast og prýðst undir hans ríki.


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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