Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Kálfr Hallsson, Kátrínardrápa 22’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 945-6.
 síka: sík all
 síka: sík all
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Keisarans tók kvón að fýsaz
The wife of the emperor began to desire to relate her repentance to Catherine; men show the Hlökk <valkyrie> of rings [WOMAN] on a dark night to the locked house. I heard that the slope of the fires of ditches [GOLD > WOMAN] then bent down with a humble breast before the holy maiden of the heavens’ realm; it was to her a sublime bliss.
In the prose account, the emperor’s wife enlists the help of the knight (riddari) Porphyry (see st. 26) to gain access to Catherine, and he bribes the prison guards at night (Unger 1877, I, 409-10; Wolf 2003, 132).
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