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Sturl Hákkv 28II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða 28’ 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. 720.

Sturla ÞórðarsonHákonarkviða
272829

text and translation

Þar gullker
geiga knáttu
inni full
unna greipum,
en inndrótt
allra stríða
heilivágr
til hjarta fell.

Þar inni knáttu full gullker geiga, unna greipum, en {heilivágr allra stríða} fell inndrótt til hjarta.
 
‘Inside there full gold-goblets swung, caressed the hands, and the soothing balm of all torments [WINE/ALE] penetrated the hearts of the retinue.

notes and context

This and the next st. illustrate the splendour of Hákon’s feast.

readings

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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: Sturla Þórðarson, 4. Hákonarkviða 32: AII, 116-17, BII, 124, Skald II, 67, NN §2289; E 1916, 623, F 1871, 531, Hák 1910-86, 600, Hák 1977-82, 143, Flat 1860-8, III, 171.

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