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SnSt Ht 29III

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 29’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1135.

Snorri SturlusonHáttatal

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Tvær mank hilmi hýrum
heims vistir ótvistar,
hlautk á-samt at sitja
seimgildi fémildum;
fúss gaf fylkir hnossir
fleinstýri margdýrar;
hollr vas hersa stilli
hoddspennir fjǫlmennum.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Snorri Sturluson, 2. Háttatal 29: AII, 60, BII, 69, Skald II, 39; SnE 1848-87, I, 640-1, II, 371, 386, III, 118, SnE 1879-81, I, 5, 77, II, 14, SnE 1931, 229, SnE 2007, 16; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 19.


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