Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr 37’ 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. 523.
Hraut í stǫngum, þars hildingar
við víg vanir vápna neyttu.
Friðr slitnaði frænda á millum;
guðr geisaði; gekk hildr saman.
Hraut í stǫngum, þars hildingar, vanir við víg, neyttu vápna. Friðr slitnaði á millum frænda; guðr geisaði; hildr gekk saman.
‘There was a crash among the standard-poles where the heroes, experienced in war, wielded weapons. Peace was broken between kinsmen; battle raged; the onslaught commenced.’
The two fleets joined battle on the Sunday after S. Martin’s Day (12 November 1139) by the island Holmengrå in Hvaler, now in present-day Sweden.
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