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ÞjóðA Magn 1II

Diana Whaley (ed.) 2009, ‘Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Stanzas about Magnús Óláfsson in Danaveldi 1’ 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, pp. 88-9.

Þjóðólfr ArnórssonStanzas about Magnús Óláfsson in Danaveldi
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text and translation

Hrauð Ôleifs mǫgr áðan
— jǫfurr vá sigr — ins digra
(fregnat slíkt ór Sogni)
sjau skip (konur hnipnar).

{Mǫgr Ôleifs ins digra} hrauð áðan sjau skip; jǫfurr vá sigr; konur ór Sogni fregnat slíkt hnipnar.
 
‘The son of Óláfr inn digri (‘the Stout’) [= Magnús] had previously cleared seven ships; the ruler won victory; women from Sogn will not receive such news with sorrow.

notes and context

Within the narrative of the sea-battle off Århus (Áróss), the st. is cited as evidence that Magnús seized seven ships from Sveinn’s troops.

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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: Þjóðolfr Arnórsson, 1. Magnúsflokkr 15: AI, 364-5, BI, 335, Skald I, 169; Hkr 1893-1901, III, 57, IV, 198, ÍF 28, 51, Hkr 1991, 590 (Mgóð ch. 30), F 1871, 186, E 1916, 28; Fms 6, 79 (Mgóð ch. 38), Fms 12, 135.

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