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HervH Lv 1VIII (HjǪ 23)

Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 23 (Hervǫr Hundingjadóttir, Lausavísur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 516.

Hervǫr HundingjadóttirLausavísur
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Hervǫr ek heiti
Hundingja dóttir;
minn fǫður rǫskvan
ef þú réðir líta,
líf þitt án dvǫl
þú láta myndir,
ef værir genginn
í gegn dǫglingi.

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editions and texts

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis IV 2: AII, 337, BII, 358, Skald II, 193, NN §§123, 2618; HjǪ 1720, 46, FSN 3, 489, FSGJ 4, 214, HjǪ 1970, 38, 93, 194.

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