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Hjþ Lv 8VIII (HjǪ 19)

Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 19 (Hjálmþér Ingason, Lausavísur 8)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 511.

Hjálmþér IngasonLausavísur
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Gakk framar hóti,
fyrr en á seyði dragir
þenna þjóðkonung,
þú ert flagð et ferligsta;
et framm járnhrǫmmum,
ef afli treystir,
drós en dulrífa,
en ek mun dverga smíði.

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editions and texts

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis III 9: AII, 336, BII, 357, Skald II, 193, NN§2616; HjǪ 1720, 39, FSN 3, 484, FSGJ 4, 209, HjǪ 1970, 33, 89, 148.

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