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Anon Nkt 15II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 15’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 771.

Anonymous PoemsNóregs konungatal
141516

text and translation

Enn í haug
hauldar lǫgðu
sikling þann
á Sæheimi.
Hurfu svá
frá Haralds arfa
frœknir menn
fjǫrvi ræntum.

Enn hauldar lǫgðu þann sikling í haug á Sæheimi. Svá hurfu frœknir menn frá {arfa Haralds}, ræntum fjǫrvi.
 
‘And freeholders placed that prince in a mound at Seim. Thus valiant men turned away from Haraldr’s heir [= Hákon], robbed of his life.

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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.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XII], [2]. Nóregs konunga-tal 17: AI, 581, BI, 577-8, Skald I, 280; Flat 1860-8, II, 521.

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