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Anon Pl 57VII/2 — fug ‘the noble ones’

Gerðu, grœnnar jarðar,
fug es …izk hǫfðu,
eklaust ítrum þakkir
ǫll … gram snjǫllum,
áðr til Rúms frá rómu
rekka sveit með teitri
sigrgladdr snilli prýddri
sóknstœrandi fœri.

Ǫll gerðu eklaust þakkir ítrum, snjǫllum gram … grœnnar jarðar, es fug hǫfðu …izk, áðr sigrgladdr sóknstœrandi fœri frá rómu til Rúms með teitri, snilli prýddri sveit rekka.

They all gave thanks profusely to the glorious, brave ruler … of the green earth [SKY/HEAVEN? > = God], when the noble ones had …, before the victory-glad attack-increaser [WARRIOR] returned from the battle to Rome with the cheerful, courage-adorned band of men.

readings

[2] fug es …izk: ‘go[...]o[...]esck’ 673b, ‘gott[...]resck’ 673bÞH, ‘goþu[...]resck’ 673bHE, ‘go[...]esck’ 673bFJ

notes

[2] esfug ‘when the noble ones’: Emendation proposed by Jón Helgason 1932-3.

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