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Ív Sig 14II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr 14’ 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, p. 510.

Ívarr IngimundarsonSigurðarbálkr
131415

Risu við vísa        vestan komnum
Þrœndr ok Mœrir,        þeirs þrifum níttu.
Brugðusk hǫlðar        í huga sínum
mennsku mildum        Magnúss syni.

Þrœndr ok Mœrir, þeirs níttu þrifum, risu við vísa vestan komnum. Hǫlðar brugðusk í huga sínum {syni Magnúss}, mildum mennsku.

The Þrœndir and the Mœrir, who rejected their well-being, rose against the ruler who had arrived from the west. Men deserted in their mind {the son of Magnús} [= Sigurðr], abounding in human virtues.

Mss: Mork(33v) (Mork); F(71rb)

Readings: [3] Þrœndr: Þrœndir F

Editions: Skj AI, 497, Skj BI, 469, Skald I, 230; Mork 1867, 210, Mork 1928-32, 419, Andersson and Gade 2000, 376, 491 (Sslemb); F 1871, 328 (MbHg).

Context: Sigurðr stayed away from Norway because he lacked support, especially in Trøndelag and Møre.

Notes: [All]: According to the prose texts, Sigurðr first went to Orkney (or the Hebrides) and then returned to Norway. Because of the opposition against him, he was forced to leave Norway for a second time. See Mork 1928-32, 415, Hkr (ÍF 28, 309) and Andersson and Gade 2000, 50-1.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Skald = Kock, Ernst Albin, ed. 1946-50. Den norsk-isländska skaldediktningen. 2 vols. Lund: Gleerup.
  3. Andersson, Theodore M. and Kari Ellen Gade, trans. 2000. Morkinskinna: The Earliest Icelandic Chronicle of the Norwegian Kings (1030-1157). Islandica 51. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press.
  4. Mork 1928-32 = Finnur Jónsson, ed. 1928-32. Morkinskinna. SUGNL 53. Copenhagen: Jørgensen.
  5. ÍF 26-8 = Heimskringla. Ed. Bjarni Aðalbjarnarson. 1941-51.
  6. F 1871 = Unger, C. R., ed. 1871. Fríssbók: Codex Frisianus. En samling af norske konge-sagaer. Christiania (Oslo): Malling.
  7. Mork 1867 = Unger, C. R., ed. 1867. Morkinskinna: Pergamentsbog fra første halvdel af det trettende aarhundrede. Indeholdende en af de ældste optegnelser af norske kongesagaer. Oslo: Bentzen.
  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].
  10. Not published: do not cite (MbHgII)
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