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Anon Nkt 57II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 57’ 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. 796.

Anonymous PoemsNóregs konungatal
565758

Náði frægt
í friði standa
þeygi lengr
þeira ríki,
þvít þeir brœðr,
es brutu sœri,
banaspjót
bôrusk eptir.

Frægt ríki þeira náði þeygi standa lengr í friði, þvít þeir brœðr, es brutu sœri, bôrusk banaspjót eptir.

The splendid realm of theirs could not at all endure any longer in peace, because those brothers, who broke oaths, aimed to kill one another.

Mss: Flat(144vb)

Editions: Skj AI, 587, Skj BI, 586, Skald I, 285; Flat 1860-8, II, 526.

Notes: [7-8] bôrusk banaspjót eptir ‘aimed to kill one another’: Lit. ‘bore death-spears against one another’.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Skald = Kock, Ernst Albin, ed. 1946-50. Den norsk-isländska skaldediktningen. 2 vols. Lund: Gleerup.
  3. Flat 1860-8 = Gudbrand Vigfusson [Guðbrandur Vigfússon] and C. R. Unger, eds. 1860-8. Flateyjarbók. En samling af norske konge-sagaer med indskudte mindre fortællinger om begivenheder i og udenfor Norge samt annaler. 3 vols. Christiania (Oslo): Malling.
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