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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ÞH ch. 17

Þorgils saga ok Hafliða 17 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (ÞH ch. 17)

Anonymous SturlungaÞorgils saga ok Hafliða

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Þess er við getit, at Þórð Magnússon í Reykjaholti dreymdi draum um þingit, ok var hann þó heima í Reykjaholti. Honum þótti sem maðr kæmi at honum ok þóttist spyrja, hvaðan hann væri kominn.

Hann sagðist vera kominn af þingi. 

Þórðr þóttist spyrja tíðenda. 

Hann sagði þingkvitt. 

Þórðr þóttist spyrja, ef nökkur deiluvænlig mál væri fram höfð á þinginu. 

"Þat er helzt nýlunda," sagði draummaðrinn, "at einn maðr hefir tekizt á hendr at vinna í öllum búðum, sá er heitir Þórir dritloki." 

Þórðr réð svá drauminn, at eigi myndi þar öll mál vel lúkast, áðr sliti þinginu.


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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