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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Nkt 7II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 7’ 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. 767-7.

Anonymous PoemsNóregs konungatal

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Átti gramr,
sás gjafir veitti,
barna mart,
þaus biðu þroska.
Því kømr hvers
til Haralds síðan
skjǫldungs kyn
ins skararfagra.

Gramr, sás veitti gjafir, átti mart barna, þaus biðu þroska. Því kømr kyn hvers skjǫldungs síðan til Haralds ins skararfagra.
‘The monarch, who gave gifts, had many children who reached maturity. Therefore the kin of each ruler since is traced to Haraldr the fair-haired.

notes and context



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 8: AI, 580, BI, 576, Skald I, 279; Flat 1860-8, II, 520-1.


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