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Anon Nkt 48II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 48’ 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, pp. 791-2.

Anonymous PoemsNóregs konungatal
474849

text and translation

Þeir eru brœðr
báðir lagðir
norðr í grund
á Niðarbakka.
Þar stendr hátt
í hǫfuðkirkju
Óláfs skrín
of altári.

Þeir brœðr eru báðir lagðir í grund norðr á Niðarbakka. Þar stendr hátt skrín Óláfs of altári í hǫfuðkirkju.
 
‘Those brothers are both laid in the ground in the north on the banks of Nidelven. There the lofty shrine of Óláfr stands above the altar in the cathedral.

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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.

editions and texts

Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XII], [2]. Nóregs konunga-tal 53: AI, 586, BI, 584, Skald I, 284; Flat 1860-8, II, 525.

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