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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ÓHHkr ch. 1

Óláfs saga helga (in Heimskringla) 1 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (ÓHHkr ch. 1)

HeimskringlaÓláfs saga helga (in Heimskringla)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Ólafur sonur Haralds hins grenska fæddist upp með Sigurði sýr stjúpföður sínum og Ástu móður sinni. Hrani hinn víðförli var með Ástu. Hann veitti fóstur Ólafi Haraldssyni.

Ólafur var snemma gervilegur maður, fríður sýnum, meðalmaður á vöxt. Vitur var hann og snemma og orðsnjallur.

Sigurður sýr var búsýslumaður mikill og hafði menn sína mjög í starfi og hann sjálfur fór oftlega að sjá um akra og eng eða fénað og enn til smíða eða þar er menn störfuðu eitthvað.


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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