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HlǫðH Lv 2VIII (Heiðr 94)

Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 94 (Hlǫðr Heiðreksson, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 463.

Hlǫðr HeiðrekssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Til annars vér hingat fórum
en öl at drekka ,
þiggja af þjóðan
þínar veigar,
nema ek hálft hafa allt
þat er Heiðrekr átti:
al ok af oddi,
einum skatti,
kú ok af kalfi,
kvern þjótandi,
þý ok af þræli,
ok þeirra börnum,
hrísi því inu mæta,
er Myrkviðr heitir,
gröf þá ina helgu,
er stendr á Gotþþjóðu,
stein þann inn fagra,
er stendr á stöðum Danpar,
hálfar herborgir,
er Heiðrekr átti,
lönd ok lýða
ok ljósa bauga.


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: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 5. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hervararsaga V 8-9: AII, 251-2, BII, 271-2, Skald II, 141, NN §§1204, 2376, 2044; Heiðr 1672, 162, FSN 1, 493, Heiðr 1873, 268-70, Heiðr 1924, 87-8, 143-4, FSGJ 2, 55-6, Heiðr 1960, 48-9, 83 (Heiðr); Edd. Min. 3, NK 304, ÍF Edd. II, 419-20, 422.


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