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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ív Sig 36II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr 36’ 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, pp. 522-3.

Ívarr IngimundarsonSigurðarbálkr

text and translation

Fóru leyfðir        með liði miklu
Haralds hróðrsynir        herstefnu til,
þás at mildum        Magnúss syni
atróðr á sæ        Ingi knúði.

{Leyfðir hróðrsynir Haralds} fóru til {herstefnu} með miklu liði, þás Ingi knúði atróðr á sæ at {mildum syni Magnúss}.
‘The celebrated, famous sons of Haraldr [= Ingi and Sigurðr] went to the army-meeting [BATTLE] with a large force, when Ingi hastened the rowing at sea toward the generous son of Magnús [= Sigurðr].

notes and context

The sons of Haraldr gilli, Ingi and Sigurðr, set out with their army to meet Sigurðr and Magnús.


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 37: AI, 501, BI, 473, Skald I, 232; Mork 1867, 218, Mork 1928-32, 431, Andersson and Gade 2000, 383, 493 (Sslemb).


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