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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ÓTC ch. 28

Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar in Heimskringla 28 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (ÓTC ch. 28)

HeimskringlaÓláfs saga Tryggvasonar in Heimskringla

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Ótta keisari fór aftur í Saxland í ríki sitt. Skildust þeir
Danakonungur með vináttu. Svo segja menn að Ótta keisari
gerði guðsifjar við Svein, son Haralds konungs, og gaf honum
nafn sitt og var hann svo skírður að hann hét Ótta Sveinn.

Haraldur Danakonungur hélt vel kristni til dauðadags.
Búrisláfur konungur fór þá til Vindlands og með honum Ólafur
mágur hans.

Þessar orustu getur Hallfreður vandræðaskáld í Ólafsdrápu:

Böðserkjar hjó birki

barklaust í Danmörku

hleypimeiðr fyr Heiða

hlunnviggja bý sunnan.


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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