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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hkr Yng 23bII

Ynglinga saga 23b — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Hkr Yng 23bII)

HeimskringlaYnglinga saga

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Haki konungur fékk svo stór sár að hann sá að hans lífdagar mundu eigi langir verða. Þá lét hann taka skeið er hann átti og lét hlaða dauðum mönnum og vopnum, lét þá flytja út til hafs og leggja stýri í lag og draga upp segl en leggja eld í tyrvið og gera bál á skipinu. Veður stóð af landi. Haki var þá að kominn dauða eða dauður er hann var lagiður á bálið. Sigldi skipið síðan logandi út í haf og var þetta allfrægt lengi síðan.


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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