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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallm Hallkv 1V (Bergb 1)

Hallmundr bergbúinn, Hallmundarkviða 1 — ed. Tarrin Wills

Not published: do not cite (Hallm Hallkv 1V (Bergb 1))

Hallmundr bergbúinnHallmundarkviða

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Hrynr af heiða fenri,
hǫll taka bjǫrg at falla,
fátt mun at fornu setri
fríðs aldjǫtuns hríðar;
gnýr, þás gengr enn hári
gramr of døkkva hamra.
Hátt stígr hǫllum fæti
Hallmundr í gný fjalla,
Hallmundr í gný fjalla,.


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: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], D. 2. [2]. Drömmevers: Af Bergbúaþáttr 1: AII, 210, BII, 226, Skald II, 118, NN §2938Bárð 1860, 124, 140, Guðbmundur Finnbogason 1935, 175, ÍF 13, 443 (Bergb).


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