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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hskv Útdr 10II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Halldórr skvaldri, Útfarardrápa 10’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 491.

Halldórr skvaldriÚtfarardrápa

text and translation

Knátti enn in átta
oddhríð vakið síðan
(Finns rauð gjǫld) á grœnni
(grams ferð) Manork verða.

Síðan knátti {in átta oddhríð} enn verða vakið á grœnni Manork; ferð grams rauð {gjǫld Finns}.
‘Then the eighth point-storm [BATTLE] was again awakened in green Minorca; the ruler’s company reddened the Saami’s compensation [ARROWS].

notes and context

Sigurðr arrived in Minorca and won his eighth victory.



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.

editions and texts

Skj: Haldórr skvaldri, 2. Útfarardrápa 10: AI, 488, BI, 459-60, Skald I, 226; ÍF 28, 247 (Msona ch. 7), F 1871, 284, Andersson and Gade 2000, 320, E 1916, 133; Fms 7, 85 (Msona ch. 7).


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