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Þloft Tøgdr 3I

Matthew Townend (ed.) 2012, ‘Þórarinn loftunga, Tøgdrápa 3’ 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. 855.

Þórarinn loftungaTøgdrápa
234

text and translation

Ok fyr Lista
liðu framm viðir
Hádýrs of haf
hart kolsvartir.
Byggt vas innan
allt brimgaltar
suðr sæskíðum
sund Eikunda.

Ok fyr Lista liðu kolsvartir viðir hart framm of haf Hádýrs. Innan {brimgaltar} vas allt Eikundasund suðr byggt {sæskíðum}.
 
‘And off Lista the coal-black ships travelled hard forwards over the sea of Hådyret. On the landward side of the surf-boar [SHIP] the entire Eigersund to the south was inhabited by sea-skis [SHIPS].

notes and context

See Context to st. 1 above.

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sources

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, 2. Tøgdrápa 4: AI, 323, BI, 299, Skald I, 152, NN §§788, 2016; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 398, IV, 152-3, ÍF 27, 309 (ÓHHkr ch. 172); ÓH 1941, I, 475 (ch. 166), Flat 1860-8, II, 306; ÓHLeg 1922, 71-2, ÓHLeg 1982, 168-9; Fsk 1902-3, 172 (ch. 28), ÍF 29, 192-3 (ch. 33).

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