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Ív Sig 33II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr 33’ 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. 521.

Ívarr IngimundarsonSigurðarbálkr
323334

text and translation

Séa knátti þar        fyr Sigurði
bitra branda,         brynjur hǫggnar,
skarða skjǫldu,         skǫpt blóðroðin,
veðrblásin vé        of vegǫndum.

Þar knátti séa fyr Sigurði bitra branda, hǫggnar brynjur, skarða skjǫldu, blóðroðin skǫpt, veðrblásin vé of vegǫndum.
 
‘There one could see before Sigurðr sharp swords, sundered byrnies, chipped shields, blood-reddened spear-shafts, storm-swept banners above the fighting troops.

notes and context

As st. 32 above.

sources

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 34: AI, 500, BI, 473, Skald I, 232; Mork 1867, 215, Mork 1928-32, 428, Andersson and Gade 2000, 381, 493 (Sslemb).

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