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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ÓHHkr ch. 196

Óláfs saga helga (in Heimskringla) 196 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (ÓHHkr ch. 196)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

En er það spurðist í Noreg að Ólafur konungur var austan kominn til Svíþjóðar þá söfnuðust saman vinir hans, þeir er honum vildu lið veita. Var í þeim flokki tignastur maður Haraldur Sigurðarson bróðir Ólafs konungs. Hann var þá fimmtán vetra gamall, mikill maður vexti og roskinmannlegur. Mart var þar annarra göfugra manna. Þeir fengu alls sex hundruð manna þá er þeir fóru af Upplöndum og stefndu við lið það austur um Eiðaskóg til Vermalands. Síðan stefndu þeir austur um markir til Svíþjóðar, spurðust þá fyrir um ferðir Ólafs 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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