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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Heil 7VII/4 — ræsi ‘king’

Ingvar nefna enskir saungvar
illan kóng, er lögunum spillir;
ræna vildi ríki sínu
ræsi þann og forsið æsir.
Þeingill varð í þessu fanginn
... gramr †að ... b…gir†
þeim fyr skotspón

Enskir saungvar nefna illan kóng, Ingvar, er spillir lögunum; ræna vildi ræsi þann ríki sínu og æsir forsið. Þeingill varð fanginn í þessu ... gramr †að b…gir† fyr skotspón þeim.

English poems mention a wicked king, Ingvarr, who destroys the laws; he wanted to rob that king of his kingdom and moves forward with rage. The king was captured during this ... angry ... as a target for them ...



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