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Þloft Glækv 6I

Matthew Townend (ed.) 2012, ‘Þórarinn loftunga, Glælognskviða 6’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 871.

Þórarinn loftungaGlælognskviða
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text and translation

Þar borðveggs
bjǫllur kneigu
of sæing hans
sjalfar hringjask,
ok hvern dag
heyra þjóðir
klokkna hljóð
of konungmanni.

Þar kneigu bjǫllur borðveggs hringjask sjalfar of sæing hans, ok hvern dag heyra þjóðir hljóð klokkna of konungmanni.
 
‘There bells in the wooden structure ring by themselves above his bed, and every day people hear the sound of bells above the king.

notes and context

See Context to st. 2 above.

readings

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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: Þórarinn loftunga, 3. Glælognskviða 6: AI, 326, BI, 301, Skald I, 153, NN §1130; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 520, IV, 175, ÍF 27, 407-8 (ÓHHkr ch. 245); ÓH 1941, I, 604 (ch. 245), Flat 1860-8, II, 377; Magerøy 1948, 11-12, 17, 24-7.

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