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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ólhv Árdr 2IV

Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Stanzas in praise of Árón Hjǫrleifsson 2 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Ólhv Árdr 2IV)

Óláfr hvítaskáld ÞórðarsonStanzas in praise of Árón Hjǫrleifsson

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Fór, sás fremð ok tíri,
fleinrýrir, gat stýra,
mest lofak mikla hreysti
manns, Jórsali at kanna;
nafn rak út við ítra
Jórðôn við þrek stóran
skjaldar Freyr enn skýri
skógarmanns at gnógu.


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: Óláfr Þórðarson hvítaskáld, 3. Árónsdrápa 2: , BII, 108-10,


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