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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Stu ch. 1

Sturlunga saga 1 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Stu ch. 1)

UnattributedSturlunga saga

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Sturla gekk í fyrstunni fram frá öðrum mönnum. Hann hafði pansara, skjöld og sverð og stálhúfu. Þorgils mælti við hann hví hann færi svo óvarlega. Sturla svarar: Lát mig... frændi sem auðið má verða eða sér... ganga ekki eftir þeim því að þeir eru... Þorgils hljóp fram til hans og segir að þeir skyldu báðir saman vera. Þessa getur Sturla í Þorgilsdrápu er Þorgils gekk fram fyrir skjöldu og barðist alldjarflega:


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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