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Sturl Hákkv 33II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða 33’ 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. 723.

Sturla ÞórðarsonHákonarkviða
323334

Ok hafleyg
hauka ferjur
herðimenn
hlaðnar fluttu
dáðum rakks
ok digulsköflum
af allvalds
óskafundi.

Ok herðimenn fluttu {ferjur hauka}, hlaðnar {hafleyg} ok {digulsköflum}, af óskafundi allvalds, rakks dáðum.

And brave men brought {ferries of hawks} [ARMS], loaded {with ocean-flame} [GOLD] and {crucible snowdrifts} [SILVER], away from the merry meeting with the mighty ruler, bold in his deeds.

Mss: E(183v), F(114vb), 81a(114rb), 8(62v), Flat(180vb) (Hák)

Readings: [1] hafleyg: so all others, ‘haplaúg’ E    [6] ok: of 8;    digul‑: ‘digl’ 8, diguls Flat    [7] all‑: ‘allz’ 81a

Editions: Skj AII, 118, Skj BII, 125, Skald II, 67; E 1916, 625, F 1871, 534, Hák 1910-86, 606, Hák 1977-82, 145, Flat 1860-8, III, 173.

Context: As sts 30-2 above.

Notes:

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Skald = Kock, Ernst Albin, ed. 1946-50. Den norsk-isländska skaldediktningen. 2 vols. Lund: Gleerup.
  3. Flat 1860-8 = Gudbrand Vigfusson [Guðbrandur Vigfússon] and C. R. Unger, eds. 1860-8. Flateyjarbók. En samling af norske konge-sagaer med indskudte mindre fortællinger om begivenheder i og udenfor Norge samt annaler. 3 vols. Christiania (Oslo): Malling.
  4. F 1871 = Unger, C. R., ed. 1871. Fríssbók: Codex Frisianus. En samling af norske konge-sagaer. Christiania (Oslo): Malling.
  5. E 1916 = Finnur Jónsson, ed. 1916. Eirspennill: AM 47 fol. Nóregs konunga sǫgur: Magnús góði – Hákon gamli. Kristiania (Oslo): Den norske historiske kildeskriftskommission.
  6. Hák 1977-82 = Mundt, Marina, ed. 1977. Hákonar saga Hákonarsonar etter Sth. 8 fol., AM 325VIII, 4° og AM 304, 4°. Oslo: Forlagsentralen. Suppl. by James E. Knirk, Rettelser til Hákonar saga Hákonarsonar etter Sth. 8 fol., AM 325VIII, 4° og AM 304, 4°. Norrøne tekster 2. Oslo: Norsk historisk kjeldeskrift-institutt, 1982.
  7. Hák 1910-86 = Kjær, Albert and Ludvig Holm-Olsen, eds. 1910-86. Det Arnamagnæanske haandskrift 81a fol. (Skálholtsbók yngsta) indeholdende Sverris saga, Bǫglungasǫgur, Hákonar saga Hákonarsonar. Oslo: Den norske historiske kildeskriftkommission and Kjeldeskriftfondet.
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