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Jór Send 3I

Judith Jesch (ed.) 2012, ‘Jórunn skáldmær, Sendibítr 3’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 147.

Jórunn skáldmærSendibítr
234

text and translation

Þvít ríkr konungr rekka,
reyr undlagar dreyra
morðs þás merkja þorðu
magnendr, bsk at fagna.

Þvít ríkr konungr rekka bsk at fagna, þás {magnendr morðs} þorðu merkja {reyr {undlagar}} dreyra.
 
‘Because the powerful king of warriors prepared to rejoice when the quickeners of slaughter [WARRIORS] dared to stain the reed of the wound-sea [BLOOD > SWORD] with blood.

notes and context

This helmingr and the following two stanzas are written on the first surviving leaf of 75c, where they appear to belong to the same narrative context as st. 2 (see Introduction to this poem).

The stanza does not fit closely with the prose narrative to which Send is attached, and it is not possible to tell whether it follows on from st. 2 (which is cited at the end of ch. 3 in all other mss of ÓH), or whether further stanzas were cited. See Introduction above.

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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: Jórunn skáldmær, Sendibítr 3: AI, 60, BI, 53, Skald I, 33; ÓH 1941, I, 12 (ch. 3).

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