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Eyv Hák 10I

R. D. Fulk (ed.) 2012, ‘Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Hákonarmál 10’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 185.

Eyvindr skáldaspillir FinnssonHákonarmál
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text and translation

Gǫndul þat mælti,         studdisk geirskapti:
        ‘Vex nú gengi goða,
es Hôkuni hafa         með her mikinn
        heim bǫnd of boðit.’

Gǫndul mælti þat, studdisk geirskapti: ‘Gengi goða vex nú, es bǫnd hafa of boðit Hôkuni heim með mikinn her.’
 
‘Gǫndul said that [this], leaned on a spear-shaft: ‘The gods’ force grows now, since the gods have invited Hákon home with a great army.’

notes and context

As for st. 1.

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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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Skj: Eyvindr Finnsson skáldaspillir, 1. Hákonarmál 10: AI, 66, BI, 58, Skald I, 36; Hkr 1893-1901, I, 220, IV, 60, ÍF 26, 195, Hkr 1991, I, 127 (HákGóð ch. 31/2), F 1871, 84; Möbius 1860, 233, Jón Helgason 1968, 27, Krause 1990, 87-91.

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