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Sturl Hákkv 36II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða 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, p. 725.

Sturla ÞórðarsonHákonarkviða
353637

text and translation

En elding
ifla foldar
langa leið
lýsa knátti,
lofanlig
þá er litum skipti
himna sól
við hafröðul.

En {elding {foldar ifla}} knátti lýsa langa leið, þá er lofanlig sól himna skipti litum við {hafröðul}.
 
‘And the lightning of the land of the hawks [ARM > GOLD] shone for a long distance when the commendable sun of the heavens exchanged colours with the ocean-radiance [GOLD].

notes and context

As sts 34-5 above.

For the imagery of this st., see also Arn Hryn 17/5-8.

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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: Sturla Þórðarson, 4. Hákonarkviða 40: AII, 118-19, BII, 126, Skald II, 68; E 1916, 631, F 1871, 538, Hák 1910-86, 617, Hák 1977-82, 150, Flat 1860-8, III, 178.

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