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Hjǫrleifr Lv 1VIII (Hálf 3)

Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 3 (Hjǫrleifr konungr, Lausavísa 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 306.

Hjǫrleifr konungrLausavísa1

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Gakk frá brunni,
gletskat við mik,
þræll herfiligr,
þíns innis til;
munk senda þér
sveiðanda spjót,
þats gyrja mun
of granar þínar.


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], E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga II 1: AII, 257, BII, 276, Skald II, 144, NN §§2379, 3286; Hálf 1864, 7, Hálf 1909, 79, FSGJ 2, 99, Hálf 1981, 110-11, 172; Edd. Min. 94.


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