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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ÓTC ch. 36

Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar in Heimskringla 36 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (ÓTC ch. 36)

HeimskringlaÓláfs saga Tryggvasonar 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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Eiríkur jarl Hákonarson spyr þessi tíðindi. Hann var þá á
Raumaríki. Dró hann þegar lið að sér og fer til Upplanda og
svo norður um fjall til Þrándheims á fund Hákonar jarls föður

Þess getur Þórður Kolbeinsson í Eiríksdrápu:

Og sannlega sunnan,

sáust vítt búendr ítrir

stríð, um stála meiða

stórhersögur fóru.

Súðlöngum frá Sveiða

sunnr af dregnum hlunni

vangs á vatn um þrungið

viggmeiðr Dana skeiðum.


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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