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Ív Sig 19II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr 19’ 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. 513.

Ívarr IngimundarsonSigurðarbálkr
181920

text and translation

Mœtti Vinðum,        sás vega þorði,
sókndjarfr Sigurðr        suðr við Erri.

Sókndjarfr Sigurðr, sás þorði vega, mœtti Vinðum suðr við Erri.
 
‘Battle-brave Sigurðr, who dared to fight, met the Wends south near Ærø.

notes and context

Sigurðr fought a battle near Ærø against the Wends.

This battle is also mentioned in Hkr (ÍF 28, 309). — [2]: Echoes Reg 18/4, Sigsk 1/4, 3/6 (NK 178, 207). See Note to st. 16/8.

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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.

editions and texts

Skj: Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbǫlkr 19: AI, 498, BI, 470, Skald I, 231; Mork 1867, 211, Mork 1928-32, 421, Andersson and Gade 2000, 377, 492 (Sslemb).

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