Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 49’ 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. 792.
hinn, es út
fór ór landi.
En Sigurðr lifði sýnu lengst þeira þriggja brœðra, hinn, es fór frægsta fǫr ór landi út til Jórsala.
‘But Sigurðr lived clearly the longest of those three brothers, that one who went on the most renowned journey abroad out to Jerusalem.’
Sigurðr left Norway in 1108 and returned in 1111. For accounts of his journey to Palestine and Byzantium, see Theodoricus (MHN 65-6), Ágr (ÍF 29, 47-9), Mork 1928-32, 338-52, Fsk (ÍF 29, 315-20), MsonaHkr (ÍF 28, 239-54). The journey is also mentioned in foreign sources (see McDougall and McDougall 1998, 113 nn. 318-19, and the literature cited there). See also Hskv Útkv, Hskv Útdr, Þstf Stuttdr, ESk Sigdr I, Sjórs Lv 3.
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Enn sigurdr synu lifdi þeira leingz þriɢía brædra | hinn er vt til íorsala frægsta faur for vr landi.
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