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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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StjOdd Geirdr 9V (StjǫrnODr 14)

Stjǫrnu-Oddi Helgason, Geirviðardrápa 9 — ed. Tarrin Wills

Not published: do not cite (StjOdd Geirdr 9V (StjǫrnODr 14))

Stjǫrnu-Oddi HelgasonGeirviðardrápa

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Hlégunnar leitk hingat
harðráðar ódáðir,
ýfð með ylgjar hǫfði
eiskranlig réð geisa;
trolls kjapta sák tyggja
tǫnnum hold af mǫnnum;
með hvítgeirum hvápta
herða sókn of gerði.


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. [1]. Drömmevers: Af Stjǫrnu-Oddadraumr II 9: AII, 210, BII, 225, Skald II, 117, NN §3170; Bárð 1860, 122, 140, ÍF 13, 480.


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