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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gísl Magnkv 17II/6 — ór ‘from’

Framðisk síðan        á Svía dróttni
austr við Elfi        Upplanda gramr.
Liðskelfir tók        ór lǫgum Gauta
fimtán herǫð        fránni eggju.

Gramr Upplanda framðisk síðan á dróttni Svía austr við Elfi. Liðskelfir tók fimtán herǫð ór lǫgum Gauta fránni eggju.

The ruler of Opplandene [NORWEGIAN KING = Magnús] then distinguished himself against the lord of the Svíar [SWEDISH RULER = Ingi] east by the Götaälv. The troop-terrifier [WARRIOR] took fifteen herǫð from the law-districts of the Gautar with the sharp sword-edge.


[6] ór lǫgum: ór liði Hr


[6] ór lǫgum Gauta ‘from the law-districts of the Gautar’: See Note to st. 2/8.



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