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RvHbreiðm Hl 46III

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill 46’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1054.

Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr ÞórarinssonHáttalykill
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Hverr rýðr hvassar eggjar?
hverr brytjar mat vargi?
hverr gerir hjalma skúrir?
hverr eggjaði styrjar?
Heðinn rauð hvassar eggjar,
herr brytjar mat vargi,
hjalmskúr gerir Hǫgni,
Hjarrandi réð gunni.

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editions and texts

Skj: Rǫgnvaldr jarl og Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill 23b: AI, 521, BI, 498, Skald I, 245; Hl 1941, 26-7, 73.

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