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Sigv ErfÓl 10I/3 — réð

Vítt vas fold und fótum
— friðbann vas þar — mǫnnum;
þá réð í bǫð bráða
brynjat folk at dynja,
þás árliga ærir
alms með bjarta hjalma
— mikill varð á stað Stiklar
stálgustr — ofan þustu.

Vítt vas fold und fótum mǫnnum; friðbann vas þar; þá réð brynjat folk at dynja í bráða bǫð, þás ærir alms þustu ofan árliga með bjarta hjalma; varð mikill stálgustr á Stiklarstað.

Far and wide the ground was under the feet of men; there was a ban on peace there; then the mail-shirted army roared into violent battle, when the envoys of the elm-bow [WARRIORS] rushed down quickly with bright helmets; a great steel-gust [BATTLE] came about at Stiklestad.


[3] réð: reið 325V



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