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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hskv Útdr 1II/2 — hróts ‘roof’

Ok fádýrir fóru
Fjǫlnis hróts at móti
— vígôsum hlóð vísi —
víkingar gram ríkjum.
Náði herr at hrjóða
— hlaut drengja vinr fengi
fyrðum hollr, þars fellat
fátt lið — galeiðr átta.

Ok fádýrir víkingar fóru at móti Fjǫlnis hróts ríkjum gram; vísi hlóð vígôsum. Herr náði at hrjóða átta galeiðr; vinr drengja, hollr fyrðum, hlaut fengi, þars fátt lið fellat.

And the ignoble vikings went to the meeting of Fjǫlnir’s <= Óðinn’s> roof [SHIELD > BATTLE] with the mighty monarch; the prince set up the protective plankings. The army was able to clear eight galleys; the friend of the warriors [= Sigurðr], devoted to the people, seized loot where not a few troops fell.


[2] hróts: so E, 42ˣ, H, Hr, ‘rótz’ , F, ‘rotz’ 39, ‘hrozc’ J2ˣ



case: gen.


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