Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir (ed.) 2009, ‘Sturla Þórðarson, Hrynhenda 8’ 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. 685.
 sóknar: so all others, sókna F
 sóknar (f. gen. sg.) ‘of battle’: So E, 81a, 304ˣ, Flat. Sókna f. gen. pl. ‘of battles’ (so F) is possible, but secondary.
 gífr: hníf 81a, gögl Flat
 drífu: kófi Flat
 danskrar þjóðar: danskar undir E
 faldin gekk: falda geng 81a
 fast: so all others, ferð F
 fast ‘hard’: F has ‘ferð’ ‘host’ which is hard to make sense of within the helmingr. Ferð gekk þar at hildi ‘the host pressed on in the battle’ is possible, but then it would be difficult to place vígdrótt, faldin ægishjálmi ‘the war-band, hooded with the helmet of terror’. The reading of the other mss solves that problem and is therefore chosen.
 frægra: frægr Flat
 ægis‑: ‘ægirs’ 304ˣ, ‘hægis’ Flat
 ‑hjálmi: hjálma E, 81a, Flat, hjálmum 304ˣ
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Syngja létu snarpir drengir
Brisk warriors made the troll-woman of battle [AXE] sing in the snow-storm of spears [BATTLE]; swords made plenty of blood flow swiftly from the wounds of the Danish people. The fir-trees of famous weapons [WARRIORS] fell slain far and wide in flight; the war-band, hooded with the helmet of terror, pressed on hard in the battle there.
The warfare in Halland.
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