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Ív Sig 23II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr 23’ 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. 515.

Ívarr IngimundarsonSigurðarbálkr

text and translation

Vann leyfðr konungr        af liði Þóris
þríu skip hroðin        í þeiri fǫr.
Settu undan        Óláfs liðar,
þeirs ór Elfi        eltir vôru.

Leyfðr konungr vann hroðin þríu skip af liði Þóris í þeiri fǫr. Liðar Óláfs, þeirs vôru eltir ór Elfi, settu undan.
‘The celebrated king cleared three ships from Þórir’s troop on that expedition. Óláfr’s companions, who had been chased out of the Götaälv, rushed away.

notes and context

As st. 22 above.


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 23: AI, 499, BI, 471, Skald I, 231; Mork 1867, 212, Mork 1928-32, 422, Andersson and Gade 2000, 377, 492 (Sslemb).


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