The Gongu-Hrˇlfssaga: A Study in Old Norse Philology

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Columbia University Press, 1912 - G÷ngu-Hrˇlfs saga - 116 pages
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Page 112 - Viking Age; the Early History, Manners, and Customs of the Ancestors of the Englishspeaking nations, 2 vols.,
Page 61 - Elgh (Dissertatio de Waregia, pp. 8-9, see Bibliography) : A partibus tamen Wagriorum, adhuc stare videtur ex veteribus modo citati Helmoldi auctoritas, cujus haec sunt verba: Est autem Aldenburg ea, quae Slavica lingua Starigard hoc est antiqua civitas dicitur sita in terra Wagriorum, in occiduis partibus Baltici maris, et est terminus Slaviae. Et quia ante dicerat: Haec (Russia) etiam Chunigard dicitur, eo quod ibi sedes Hunnorum
Page 50 - in orbe transmarine natus patre in errore paganorum permanente matre quoque consignata alma fide sacra fuit lotus unda. u So Rollo must already have been dead. "The dates are according to Storm Krit. Bidr., pp. 137-139.
Page 22 - and thereby neglecting his duties as a ruler. One day, when Ingibjgrg, Bjgrn's wife, is at home alone, Mgndull visits her and speaks slightingly of her husband. In resentment, Ingibjgrg strikes him. To avenge himself, Mgndull makes it appear that Bjgrn has stolen a valuable belt from porgnyr, a present to the latter from
Page 102 - pipur XXXVII. From the Lat. perhaps through the Fr. rettr, XXXVII, and in the example CV 495 II : " en er hirSin hafSi kent fyrsta rett", which is also from GHS. CV's assumption that it really means " what is reached," seems less reasonable than "what is prepared, made right" (from retta, like Ger. Gericht from
Page 29 - (GHS VI, see Synopsis), recognizes Hrolf to be "son Sturlaugs hins starfsama" (although it is rather interesting to observe that SturlSS apparently takes no notice of Atli Otryggsson, in spite of the latter's grievance against Sturlaug,—at least, SturlSS never mentions Atli by name). As even the last sentence in GHS begins with:
Page 95 - lyffSe aff aeskuskeyS ellenn rockte hiorffa meiS. That king was very rich; nowhere was there another such to be found; already he had lived off his youth and was in the twilight of old age. 54 Biorn skal neffna buSlungz mann bragning iaffnan trvskap vann sySar kemur hann soguna viS sa var kiaenn
Page 11 - ab 4░. Two vellum fragments: o) 2 ff. Second half of the I4th century. Begins " Son. hogr gelli"; ends: "J>essir menn foru i lid med hrolfi ok". b) 2 ff. I5th century. The first leaf begins with the beginning of the saga as far as: " hun var jafnan med "; the second leaf begins:
Page 31 - (Fas. vol. I) has nothing to say concerning any island; so the wording of the passage cited sv HeSinsey seems to indicate that the author does not derive his information from another saga, but has it from hearsay. Incidentally, it is interesting to note that the Indialand of GHS must correspond to the Serkland of Sgrla
Page 21 - bed and tells him, now that the latter has attained his object, Hrolf will leave his service in accordance with their agreement. GySa asks how Hrolf can make such a statement, and Vilhjalm appeases her curiosity by saying that Hrolf is a restless man who can never stay in one place for a long time. After

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