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Note to Glúmr Lv 1I

[3] vannt ‘you fought’: (a) The 2nd pers. sg. reading vannt in the Hkr mss and FskAˣ is adopted here (as in Skj B, ÍF 26, ÍF 29 and Hkr 1991), and hence folkrakkr fylkir ‘battle-bold leader’ is read as an apostrophe. A direct address to Haraldr is consonant with the occasion for the stanza envisaged by the prose sources (see Context), though that cannot be verified. (b) The 3rd pers. variant vann in the remaining mss is favoured by Kock (NN §224 Anm.; Skald). It tallies with 3rd pers. Haraldr (l. 4), but for that reason may be regarded as the lectio facilior.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Skj B = Finnur Jónsson, ed. 1912-15b. Den norsk-islandske skjaldedigtning. B: Rettet tekst. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Villadsen & Christensen. Rpt. 1973. Copenhagen: Rosenkilde & Bagger.
  3. Skald = Kock, Ernst Albin, ed. 1946-50. Den norsk-isländska skaldediktningen. 2 vols. Lund: Gleerup.
  4. NN = Kock, Ernst Albin. 1923-44. Notationes Norrœnæ: Anteckningar till Edda och skaldediktning. Lunds Universitets årsskrift new ser. 1. 28 vols. Lund: Gleerup.
  5. ÍF 26-8 = Heimskringla. Ed. Bjarni Aðalbjarnarson. 1941-51.
  6. Hkr 1991 = Bergljót S. Kristjánsdóttir et al., eds. 1991. Heimskringla. 3 vols. Reykjavík: Mál og menning.
  7. ÍF 29 = Ágrip af Nóregskonunga sǫgum; Fagrskinna—Nóregs konungatal. Ed. Bjarni Einarsson. 1985.
  8. Internal references
  9. Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘Heimskringla (Hkr)’ 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 [check printed volume for citation].

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