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preface.

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translation.

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book

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so

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feeling

concluding

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it.

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minute

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it

book

pronounce

effect

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"

I believe

evidently

with

criticism

that,

by

the

on

Vitringa.

German

"

letters

anonymously,

Professor

in the

appeared

of twelve

series

of

also

has

There

PREFACE.

"

no

and

controlled
where

historical

possibilityor

object,

good

sentiments

tendency

admit

expressed

and

the

facts

by

in

it

related,

by regular history, are


they

deal

with

records, they do
even

and

that

events

not

probability."
WM.

SANDBACH.

of

offend

INTRODUCTION.

C.

OVER

Linden,

DE

Dockyard

the

at

which
from

time

came

or

the

has

been

what

it

to

from

the

grandson
was

hoff, born

Dr

taken

care

Over

de

examine

as

very

the

ancient
to

make

Society, and

was

some

family

whence

tradition

contained

it
and

time

barely

ten

it

the

to

heard

and

copy

of

deceptive

of

it for
that

opinion
it

was

not

object,

As
the

the

script
manu-

Meyl-

who

in

might

permission

recognised

the

benefit

he

died

possessor.

time

same

of

be

supposititious,

which

and

Enkhuizen,

immediately

it

over

Heer

Aafje

this, requested

the

C.

Den

old,

aunt,

present

at

1256,
to

came

years

the

anno

sixty-one.

at

obtained

He

Fries.

of

which

Enkhuizen,

his

by

living

Linden,

manuscript,

at

aged

him

tradition

grandfather,

his

lived

for

with

It

803.

of

the

Linda,

oera

in

recommended

that

letters,

two

anno

who

of

been

appeared

1820,

having

provided
for

his

language

April

delivered

Verwijs

to

that

Hiddo

from

of

at

1848
E.

of

directions

15th

was

August

It

Linden,

de

script,
manu-

the

generation

to

Linda,

the

over

on

that

was

oera

by

in

knowing

to both

Royal

unknown.

begins,

Linden

there

one

contents

Liko

Andries

any

known

the

manuscript
and

without

owing

the

ancient

very

preserved

preservation.

upon

of

and

generation

careful

rests

possesses

contained,

was

from

Superintendent

inherited

immemorial,

that

it had

de

Helder,

writing being
All

Chief.

feared.

the

it

mission
per-

Friesland

of great
and
The

portance
im-

invented
manu-

VI

INTEODUCTION.

scriptbeing placedin

my

thougliI
have

in

could

This

secret.

"

Immediately occurred
Gallico"

letters.
a

vi.
in

true

48

v.

one

^uch

is found

as

and

most,

form

The
and

the

and

in any

other

as

soft,as

by d; the gs
The
not

first

paper,

very

upon

of

or

part of

language,is
in

of Ceesar.

no

complete,
are

three
sides
o, be-

and

i,y,

th,ks, and gs.


particularmark

indivisible

an

"

it

book, as

ng^

"

with

minutely

so

which

English,and
met

is

the

of e,

has

writing,

writer of the

It is very

two

sound

is seldom

tion
conjunc-

is sometimes
I believe

placed
re-

only in

the

Fries

sidse,pronounced sisze.
of cotton,
large quarto size,is made

thick,without
frame

writing

consonants

segse, to say, in modern

word

the

m, and

nasal

"Western

the th is

and

sembles
letters,re-

contemporary

not

manuscripts,

the

thirty-fourletters,
among
a

does

lapidary. Besides,

that

language.

pairs of double

ng, which

The

been

the

other

of

separate forms
four

is called

originof
in

be in any

consists of

and

had

entirely

Greek

the oldest

and

Bello

resemblance

of

the

view,

cursory

the

Uteris,"

not

were

form

known

any

"

utuntur

writing,which

the

which

the book

fully described

could not

they

opinion afterwards

the

part of

latter

that

monuments

on

the form

belongsto

formed

Grsecis

pointsout only a

as

"

on

"

14),

correspond with
altogether
the

vinced
con-

upon

in his

Helvetians

the

Ctesar thus

very

fully-executed
care-

which

of

sight

afterwards

Caesar's remark

me

and

and

it appears

and

"

to

Gauls

(i.29,

though
Greek

the

examined

I had

first

keep it

to

great age of the document.

of the

writing of

the

manuscript

could

one

fragments, and

of two

facsimiles

me

until

remained

doubt

of the whole

composition only

false

inventing a

objectany

what

understand

not

doubtful,

I also felt very

hands,

water-mark

wire-web, with

or

not

maker's
very

mark, made

broad

cular
perpendi-

Hues.
An

introductory letter gives

the

year

1256

as

that

INTRODUCTION.

which

in

Linda

this

manuscript

foreignpaper.

on

Spain,where

the

paper

manufactured

from

this

"

in

The

im

Samarcand

it

reason

this art
Greek

known

about

was

much

used

than

it

Egyptian paper

In

yet necessary.
cotton

mentioned

rags
"

The

distinction

from

the

factories

at

were

Germany
the

Therefore
and

East
was

the

de

industry,for which

To

the Arabians

century it

was

distinguishit froci

bombicina,
gossypina,

from

linen

of

paper

not

was

the cotton

paper

first find paper

from

(1122-50).

learned

Arabians.

of this

use

it

The

material

from

came

the

ture
manufaccelebrated

most

linen

on

did

not

Italy

preparationspread

take the

should

Compare G. Meerman,

J. H.

facture
manu-

ton
cot-

We

become

Spain.

or

from

the

necessitythere

more

place of

cotton.

of the year

paper

genuineness.Bodman
verydoubtful

1762.

conquest of

century written upon

adjoiningcountries,the

the

that linen

teroef.

been

that

Italians

further this

of Kaufbeuren

have

"

besides Fabriano
Jativa,Valencia,Toledo,

extended, whether

very

of Ancona."*

in the March

In

93

Das

It is asserted

Clusiacensis

the

"

this

By

manufacture

the

Spaniardsand

of this paper

of

in the thirteenth

Petrus

by

market

times, and

the

by

Greeks.

used.
originally

was

come

his

must

In Damascus

called Charta

cuttunea, xylina. A

raw

Arabs

parchment.

was

in

remote

Damascena.

the tenth

that

exist,and

more

cotton
very

704.

the

to

manuscriptsof

paper

from

to the

Charta

brought

the

(Leipzig,1871),s.
from

the year

called

was

"

writes

important branch

an

was

Wattenbach

Chinese

become

have

must

overa

have

must

brought into

of paper

the

among

Hiddo

by

cotton.

Mittelalter

manufacture

use

Arabs

W.
subject,

Schriftwesen

written

was

Consequentlyit

from

On

TU

A
1318

ment
docuis of

considers the oldest pure

Admonitio

de Chartse

in the

Netherlands.

nostralis

origine. Vad.

Let-

P. 630.

Paper
Stoppelaar,

Middelburg,

1869..

P. 4.

INTRODUCTION.

YlU

linen

paper

mixed

paper

of

to be of the

great antiquityshow

that
of

they
the

lines

ruled

lines

they used

In

old

while

has

been

sometimes

All

this

before
written
traced
that

lead.

it does

of

the

By these

Therefore

later date.

assign any

carefully
decidedly

shows

the date

evidences

proved, and
given, 1256, is satisfactorily
to

century,

fine lines
ink

impossible

it is

all

iron.

manuscript

the

of the thirteenth

contain iron.

not

that

letters between
colour

The

yellowish,

or

it contains

that

but

thirteenth

the

is often grey

the middle

clear black

with

ink

the

convincing proof

belongs to

with

pair of

brown

or

since

writing

quitepale,showing

aifords

us

black

is very

more

of

century, the colour


and

the

make

distinguished. To

ink

the

writings

there

traces

no

the distances.

to mark

compasses

though

even

piece of lead,a ruler,and

thin

ruled,

be

can

lines

regularityof their

the

by
been

have

must

much

1350

to

up

manuscripts
carefully-written

All

used.

was

but

1324,

year

suspicion of

ern
mod-

deception vanishes.
than

language is very old Fries, still older and purer


old Fries laws, differing
the Fries Rjuchtboek or

from

that

The

and

in form

both

entirelydistinct dialect,and

be

an

of

the

the Vlie

and

and

of

of

the

(as it

was

tween
spoken) be-

the

that

worked
the

at

each

changes

years, which

reading of
of

book

the

in

the

has

rassed,
unembar-

it does

all its

own

is written

have

not

involve

so
regularity,

separate

his

free

spellingis also simple

writers

who

the

stricted,
unre-

have

peculiarities,
arising

pronunciationin

naturallymust

part of the work

The

yet with

and
difficulty,

locality

ordinary conversation,and

the words.

that

so

easy,

least

from

that

Scheldt.

the

resemblingthat
the choice

to

shows

style is extremely simple,concise,and

The

in

been

have

must

language

that it appears

spelling,so

long

happened, as

course

the

of

last

five centuries after the first.

ix

INTRODUCTION.

As

of

specimen

believe I may

antiquityin language

venture

to

that

say

and

this hook

writing,I

is

unique

of

its kind.
The

writing suggests

observation

an

which

be

may

of

great importance.
The

Grreeks
their

not

was

of

the

which
that

Phenician

that

that

Hebrew
of

their

the

Phenician

and

connection

Whence, then, have

"

thet

bok

thfira Adela

we
Followers")

is said to have

the

origin of

Hebrew

so

writing,

be

can

thought

the Greeks

folstar"

of

derived the

("The

brisk trade existed between

the Frisians and

whom

they

The

named

not

to

Further

on

us

the castle

called

we

learn

in

the

island

burch,that

the

the
therefore,

written

and

Tyrians

writingof Frya.
and
explainsitself,

By

this

the

meant

on

priestess

writingof
to read

Greeks

had

clear whence

head

of

of Waratheir

and

"

own

that,

learned
whole

comes

Athens.

at

the walls

the
representation

it becomes

cian.
Pheni-

the

at

castle

difficult one

and

Kadhemar

time

same

Attica

likewise had

Finns

Phenicians,

Walcheren, Min-erva,also

founded

had

accounts

troublesome

of

settled in

colony, and
the

the

a
Christ,

the coast.

on

simply

that about

the

of

Kadmus.

before

the word

near

believe that Kadmus

from

very

dwellers

or

too

comes

had
Nyhellenia,

Frisian

Also,

Kadhemar,

Kadmus

name

Book

learn that in the time when

sixteen centuries

alphabet,with

letters differs

about
lived,

of

exactly

so

of their letters ?

Adela's

for

of

names

agree

was

form

of

duction
intro-

nearly connected,

the

particularno

them.

From

"

the

been

writing

the

The

Tau,

to

have

that

But

entirelyfrom

form

Phenician.

Alpha

their

attribute

They

will

doubt

the Phenician.

between

Kadmus,

that

of the letters in the Hebrew

names

cannot

that in

acknowledge

from
letters,

the
we

and

invention..

own

it to

their oldest
with

know

the

thing
the

ex-

INTRODUCTIOK.

terior resemblance

Caesar also remarked

writing,which
likewise in what
the

"Bg"

of the

names

Equally remarkable
usuallycall

did not

the

numbers.

in

was

written from

left to

ciphers seem

here

measure

form

it lies before

as

writer of
chief

Apol,
her

by

-each

first

the

The

followingpart, from

and

continued

perhaps

written, from
from

Beeden,
must

114

134

page

unknown.
On

then

page

of Adela.

to

herself

Adela, wife

This is continued

second

may

169

to

third

by their

names

book
then

is
lows
fol-

son, Kone-

their

which

the

last

the

writer

been

mention
"

later,

by

wanting, therefore

probablyhave
she

by his widow, Wil-

to 192

194, with

134, Wiljow makes


These

years,

143, written

and

193

The

book, running

134, by Frethorik;

144

of

88,is written by Adela.

The

page 169

begun, are
He

far apart.

very

94, is begun by Adelbrost

to

to

page

from

Pages
have

ing
parts,differ-

daughter ApoUonia.

fifty

and

page

jow; after that from


reed; and

88

of dates

1 to

page

the

the lines of the Juul ?

114, is written by Apollonia. Much

hundred

two

her

Fries

the

originas

same

country.

by Apollonia.

94 to

page

the

calls

part

of the Linda

man

from

consists of two

us

Adelbrost, and

son

had

fashion.

the Western

sprung

other,and

first book, running from

from

have

is derived from

widely from
The

right,after
to

ciphers {sifar),which
book

the

of

manner

was

handwriting,and

The

cause
East, being
alphabetin writ-

the whole

used

not

by
expressingall numbers
learned in the West, though the form
with their writing,and
corresponding

The

signs the Arabs

The

have

Arabs.

by the

ciphers from

their

nations

ten

Our

figures. We

of their

used

those

to

bring

Semitic

some

writing.

of the Fries

figuresArabian, although they

our

the least resemblance

Arabians

the forms

are

; as

acquired and retained

the forms

and

the Gauls

among

Greeks

the

manner

Fries

old

and^the

Greek

the

between

thet bok

son

grandson,
part
is

of Beeden.

of another

writing

thSra sanga

(thet

xi

INTRODUCTION.

and
boek), thera tellinga,"

afterwards

To fix the date


Hiddo

that

says

it was

Linda

3449

Hell^iiia

made

the year

the old land

"

and

of

1256

our

the copy, in which

after Atland

years

bok

Hell^nia."
jeftlia

start from

must

we
overa

of
disappearance

by

thet

ffia skrifta fon Adela

"

era, when

"

sunk.

was

This

{dldland,
dtland)was

the

he

known

Greeks,for Plato mentions in his


Timfeus,"24, the
disappearanceof Atlantis,the positionof which was only
"

known
From

this

far out
the

somewhere

as

far

writing it

to the west

islands

of

nants, ,' This


the Fiuditm

beyond

it

Jutland,of

North

Friesland

event, which

the

is known
On

the

ofFrana,

is,in

"

flood.

and

on

been

Finns

in

an

we

558
may

latter

rather that

the

year

of

in

years

assembly

of

the

later

that

her

writ-

"

Eeremoeder,

before

before Christ.

assignto

Of

part

about
the

Christ.
find

killed

was

This

before

years

In

that

by the
must

Christ.

book, written by Adela, was


The

second

the year

book, by Apollonia,

530

before Christ.

historyof the known

kings of

(Ubbo), and Asega Askar, called

the third
is

Adela

557

fore
be-

assembly of the

an

559

591

the murder

commences

the murder

the first

part contains

Adel.

two

forward

happened

Friesland,Friso,Adel
Black

in the year

by surpriseof Texland.

attack

it follows that

of the year

The

in

after the

accordinglyhave
Hence

Texland

Christ,

1602, after

year

by her daughter Apollonia,we

part written

fifteen months

thus

therefore,Adela

own

have

the

is the account

82

coming
"^ngwith her
*eoplethirtyyears after
the

in

account

an

page

When,

that must

chrono-

the Cimbrian
by geologists
as

Eeremoeder," of

589.

of

commencement

disappearanceof Atland, and


Christ

great dispersion of

before

begins

and

barrenjrem-

2193

80

page

stretching

Heligoland

the last

are

logicalreckoningcorresponding with
and

land

was

which

occasioned

became

race,

that

appears

of

the Pillars of Hercules.

lost,as

king, Ubbo, nothing is said,or


the

pages

169

to 188

are

miss-

INTRODiUCTION.

XU

first writer,who

ing. Frethorib, the


the

contemporary of
Geertman, who,
Christ,
He

Atland.

1890

303

in the year

disappearance of

the

information

out

most

clearlyas

Askar,

about

the middle

from

log-bookof Liudgert.

the

gives himself

last writer

The

of Black

Adel

reign,which

Furmerius

Christ to 11

after the

or

to have

states

birth

of

middle

of the last

century before Christ,and

knew

thus

It is
conquest of Gaul by the Eomans.
there elapsed fullytwo centuries between

of the
that

evident

the

the

in

parts of

two

work.

the

read

we

of

Missionaries

"

the

Gauls

the

Of

Gauls

Galli,used

name

of

the

among

whole

The

is to

That

Romans

own

or
chroniclers,

For

India,and

differs

is

What

that

Persian

add

entirelyfrom
rather

thus

the

that
race

Friso

come

from

"

that the

Druids, and

the

reallyonly
the

the

East, just

in all

are

in

respects new.

it that

here

read

what

"

we

of

were

quainted
ac-

Friso,Adel,

is related

by

our

presents it in quite another


all relate that Friso

Frisians

Friso
which

According
(Fep/jLaviot).
did

we

called

priestsof Cybele.

were

nothing

instance,they

yet they

and

Galli

were

124

page

nation,was

of the book

before.

Askar

on

Gauls, then, were

the

say, there

and

light.

And

they

priesthoodbrought from

contents

with

that

84

page

for the whole

order of

an

on

Sydon."
The

Druids."

are

name

as

of his

period as

same

wrote

He

Augustus.

Csesar

Christ,the

temporary
con-

70 before

from

been

therefore

and

Julius

to

Wich-

of

of his

most

den

Liudgert

fleet

the
Friso

after

years

borrowed

has

of

with

come

of

friend

was

rear-admiral

as

sea-king,had

hirte,the
before

He

Friso.

of

arrival

the

namely,
relates,

he

which

occurrences

was

now,

appears

to

was

were
a

of Indian

German,

Herodotus
the

India, and

and

called

statement
with

came

the

in

from

descent

belonged
Germans
this

book,

fleet of Near-

INTRODUCTION.

chus

he

but

is not

XIU

therefore

origin,of Frya's people.


Frisian
and

colony which
half

after the

centuries

before

of Geertmen.

name

of

one

the

Greek

in manners,
The
of

historians

and

the

In

that

the

mentions

though

they

in the

in

afterwards

the

summer

(seethe

Ptolemy

of the

side

west

six

and

gara,

in whose
took

Fries,the

coincidence

to prove

that

is too

India.

22"

given
We

to the
west

of

only
east

of

of those

strikingfact,"that

straightabove
the

their

tropics. "We find

Minnagara;

N;
and

on

the

about

N., another

Minnagara.
Walhallagara,Fols-

as

same

of

name

of Tennis

and

Eeremoeder,

an

his

Punjab

in

before

find

mention
the

in those

most

one

Frisian
times

in

nephew Inca

Adela's

sailed

and
accidental,

headquartersof

of the

remarkable

mariners

still ran

the

was

Christ,and

fully described
of

to be

establishment

The

1551

remarkable

Minnagara

colony.

that

are

the

was

name

Minna, the

Frisian

we

as

India,

North.

themselves
to

speak
Indo-

live in

Kiepert),
exactly 24"

the

the voyages

time

in

not

place.

The
not

lived

midday

that, in

from

comes

whb

names

moved

of

map

of

is pure

name

no

lived within

Indus,

east

degrees

This

at

sun

They therefore

heads.

Liudgert

mentioned, moreover,

It is

rivers.

as

Bpajaxave'i

mention

distant,unknown

first established

they

the

them

the

of

by only

expeditionsdo

Frieslanders

Punjab, and

the

the

of

accounts

places where
know

in

religion.

Geertmen,

origin is

whose

took

known

were

scythians, thereby describinga people


but

guidance

and

entirelyfrom

of Alexander's

or

th^

Punjab,

Geertmen

fact,to

Nijhell^nia,fifteen

writers,Strabo,who

language,

Frisians

of

the

Fep/Mve^,differingtotallyand

in

belongs,

death

in

The

He

is of Frisian

He

Christ,under

settled

priestess Geert,

Indian.

an

their
book

the

colonists in the

journey thither,
;

and

with

the

circumstance,namely,
through the

into the Eed

Sea.

strait which

INTRODUCTION.

XIV

In

Strabo, book

Eratosthenes

Moreover, Strabo

is

through

the

that
"

questionfort
Moise,

de

duite

que

I'hypothesecontraire

With

regard to

this

to fall in with
from

it

which

an

Christ the connection


still

The

manuscript

the
so

and

high

alluvial

the

^^

Exodus

Bitter Lakes
foot at low

This

water

Igndsrose
the

like
of

(1661 b.c.)the
was

still

water.

point, then,

"

strait

track

^^^.-^^

is the

^-

mieux

century before
and

the Eed

navigable.

after the passage


that

and

so

the

land

all the
This

could

Suez
be

of
rose

shallows
have

must

that at the

between

navigable,but

con-

manuscript,

still

was

wall.

Moses,

la

sous

certainlyof importance

soon

out,

ran

up

time

is

earthquake;

an

savoir,si

eaux."

sixteenth

states that

was

all the

that

happened

further

there

Geertmen

the

that

following:

depuis I'^poqne de

the Bitter Lakes

between

existed,and

Sea

the

in

In

1856.

livres sacres,

in this Frisian

account

that

seems

des

que

question,it

to

report

partie de la

encore

le texte

avec

Canal

s'accorderait

serait sorti des

Suez

Suez

celle de

hypothese

geological'

the

appears
est

admettre

il faudrait

le seuil de

Moise

the
the

to^

reallydid-

sea

June

faisaient

derniere

rouge.

alors

of

19th

things,

amers

mer

mais

the

presented

the

on

able

not

was

by

attempt

an

fuyaient de I'Egypte

les lacs

Cette

made

controversee

les Hebreux

I'epoque ou

he

result

Renaud

M.

other

report,among

Une

the

strait. '-'

of the

times

remote

Sciences

of

Academy

that

isthmus

of which

Commission,

but

proved by

on
investigations

the

in very

"mouth

2), for

xiv.

(Exodus

the

of

mention.

no

Sesostris made

that

isthmus,

That

accomplishit.
flow

mentions

the

through

cut

to

of Moses

time

Pi-ha-chiroht,the

at

encamped

existence

the

geographers make

later

still in the

It existed

he

the

that

60, it appears

and

38

acquainted with

was

which

of
strait,

i. pages

date of
and

forded

the

dry-

-p-

commencement

of the

isth-

INTEODUCTION.

XVI

to the

came

Mediterranean
"

Alexander

Africa,and
After
this

but

sail

the

he makes

defeat

order

to escape

to take

remained

to seek

resolved

Friesland.
these

other,and

he

bitants
inha-

the

wards
shortlyafterand

Antigonus
by

the

his sailors their fatherland,

could

not, indeed, return.

in with

and

afi'ord a mutual

in that way

in

grievouslyinsulted

chime

accounts

isthmus

tarch's
ships. (See Plu-

her

Alexander

with

out

India

To

burnt

been

of

the

over

in the service of

Demetrius, until,having

imitation

prevented by

was

When

Antony.")

died,Friso

Thus

fleet

Petrsea,who

Life of

latter,he

her

India, but

to

of Arabia
"

Acfium, Cleopatra,in

at

example, tried

Pillars of Hercules.

the

through

the fleet round

bring

Nearchus

Life of

"

in Plutarch's

appears

clear up

confirmation

each

of the

events.

simple narratives

Such

that

to conclude

Saga

Since the last


remains

Swiss

the

E.

(See Dr
Dr

T.

C.

1867.)

been

historical

found

which

here

with

the

attention

years

dwellingson

Eiickert,"
Winkler,
the

"

the

me

mere

inhabited.

the

is in

"

destruction

and
are

what

of

writingof ApoUonia
about
virgins),

that

540

of

no

these

Herodotus

to

tools, and

arms,

accounts

The

made

were

dwellings
of

them

writes

in

in book

only trace that has

panels of Trajan's Pillar,


in
pile villagein Dacia is represented.

she,as

years

in

"

when

Paeonen."
of the

one

observed

Wurzburg, 1869.
Volksalmanak,"t. N. v. A.

whom

writers,beyond

directed

existing fragments
There

been

parts of Europe.

found,endeavonrs

were

by
articles,

has

in other

is it
Doubly important, therefore,

the

led

than

more

piles,first

Die Pfahlbauten

in

they

chapter 16, of

been

twenty

of the

When

household

V.

to do

lakes,and afterwards

discover,by
had

surprisingresults

Legends.

and

to the

had

we

and

"

to

learn

Burgtmaagd
before Christ,
made

from
"

the

(chiefof
a

journey

INTRODUCTION.

up the Ehine

and

fishingand

piles

upon

She

customs.

and

the

animals

with

the

furs

the

Rhine

This

account

commerce.

lakes

only

can

that

of the

and

writer

of the

whatever

years

extraordinarylow

these

Adela

Trojan

of the

is

there

war,

myths.

Greek

any

chronology, nor
The

events.

stories contradict
se

the

tiennent

each

the

any

subjecthas
until
led

water
no

by

1853,

could

one

the

to

have

the

work

the

"

book

mythological period before


have

between

of

coherence

the

it and

dates,much

no

less

successive

fancy develops itself

untrammelled

separatelyand

poem

part of

internal

any

the

Ifkja.

mention

no

Therefore

Myths

The

Adel,

visited
Christ),

striking difference

second

interveningperiod. Although

first
the

^belongs to

"

the

ne

in the

of

state

Swiss
these

In the

his wife
is

the

relates that

before

with

dwellings.

this account

great portion

of

of

into

when

twenty centuries utterlyunknown

when

invented

in.

piledwellings,and

for

discoveryof

skins

them

time

Linda

there

remained
an

'their

"

the

brought

in the

oera

account

who

lived

were

250

("

this

than

their

they lived by

that

piledwellingsin

written

piledwellings in Switzerland
Later

describes

they prepared

boatmen,

been

have

Friso

of

son

acquainted

themselves

people
relates

part of the writing,Konered


the

became

the bark of the birch-tree in order to sell

still existed

dwellings

the

"

hunting,

to

there

Dwellerp(Marsaten). She

dwellings built
manners

and
Switzerland,

to

the Lake

with

XVll

in

every

independently. The mythological


Les Mythes
other on every point.
"

is

pas,"

only key

the

to

the

Greek

Mythology.
Here,
of dates

Atland,

on

starting from
2193

fixed

"

instance,the arrival and

regularsuccession
the

accounts

contradict

always consistent with each other


for

period

The

before Christ.

simple,often naive, never

with

meet

the contrary,we

each

in time

destruction

of

natural

and

other,and

are

are

and

place. As,

sojournof Ulysses

with

the

INTRODUCTION.

XVUl

Burgtmaagd Kalip
is the most

mytliicalportion of all,is

said to be 1005

here

disappearanceof Atland, which coincides


years before Christ,and thus agrees very nearly
the Greeks
time at which
say the Trojan war

after the

years

with

1 1 88

with

the

took

place.

for

Walhallagara (Walcheren),whicli

at

the

story of Ulysses

The

time

first

that
of

names

is

statement
it

burch

"

not

and
stories,

given

therefore

"

this in

of

the town

never

writers

where

was

Frya

"

or

ward
bring for-

can

book, for

instance, "

For

the

this,that

in Adela's

this is written

writings

inscribed.

either

it

the

which

on

were

name

notice

taken.

was

altar

an

Laertes

authority. Whereas

any

Minno's

was

difference consists in

origin,do

no

relaters of their

whence

there

his father

remarkable

know

Myths

and

Ulysses

Another

"

Asciburgium

at

it

found

Tacitus

Komans.

(see Germania," cap. 3),and

Germany

already in Lower
says

the

by

here

brought

not

was

every

found

This

or

from

comes

the walls of Wara-

on

this at Stavia

this at

"

Walhallagara."
is also

There

enactments, such

as

with

irreconcilable

attributes to Minos
it does

not

consisted
existed
able

no

of

least

or

the

and

The

of

to

Mythology
Zeus.

Scandinavian
of

less remarkable

Denmark, Sweden,
of

Wodan,

Only Wodin

chief of the

bears

than

no

with

frequent and

and

Norway,

we

the Northern

acquaintancewith

Mythology.

there

unchang-

was

history. Notwithstanding the


traces

Myth

legislation

the

only law

will of the supreme

not

are

lawgivingin Crete,

of what
Gods

the

when

regard to Mythology,this writing,which

not. find any

person

the

system of laws.

various relations with


do

account

among

indeed

Mythology, and

the introduction

mythical character, is
regard

in

in Adela's

great numbers

Even

Also

in.

in

its existence.

give the

Destiny

With

found

are

utterlyunknown

book, are

Laws, regular legislative

further.

this

appears

who
Frisians,

in the

became

the

INTRODUCTION.

son-in-law
death

of

The

Magy, King of

one

deified.

was

Frisian

XIX

^-

the

Finns, and

z'''""rfr

"-""

after his
2"^^^

^-^

is extremely simple,and
religion

Wr-alda

Wr-alda's

or

and
unchangeable,perfect,

is
spirit

the

^^

notheism.
Mo-

pure

only eternal,
Wr-alda

almighty being.

created

has

everything. Out of him proceedseverything first


beginning,then time, and afterwards Irtha,the Earth.

the

"

Irtha bore three


mothers
white

of

daughters Lyda, Finda, and Frya


"

the

three

distinct

Africa,Asia, and

"

mother

of

As

such, Frya

Frya's people, the Frieslanders.

representativeof Wr-alda, and

Frya

black,yellow,and

races,

Europe.

has

established

established

the

"

her

religionof

the

"

is the

She

is

the

is reverenced

Tex,"

accordingly.
first law, and has

the

the eternal

light.

consists in the maintenance

of

the

Eeremoeder

The

worship

perpetually-burning
lamp,
foddik, by priestesses,
virgins. At the head of the
virginsin every town was a Burgtmaagd, and the chief of
Burgtmaagden

of Texland.
The

kings

the

was

The

Eeremoeder

do

nothing, nor

can

her advice and

can

find here
We

prototype of

reminded

are

in Tacitus

of

i. 54), and

out
with-

first Eeremoeder

was

the

Eoman

the

Gauna,

"

as

Manna^da
In

turris,"
page

edita

forda

146.

; v.

of

successor

Aurinia

22, 24.

Velleda,

speaksof the
It

town

the town

was

(Munster).

the county of the

Tanfane

65

fact,

Virgins.

(Welda)and

Dio^assius
(Fragments,49). Tacitus

of Velleda

Vestal

Hist., iv. 61,

8.

In

called Fdsta.

was

of Velleda

here

(''Germania,"

"Annals,"
in

the

country.

anythinghappen

The

approval.

Fryasburgt

the whole

governs

and
appointedby Frya herself,
we

of the

so
(Tanfanc),

Marsians

he

called from

speaks of

the

sign

the

of the

temple
Juul.

(See plateI.)
last of these

The

towns

was

Fastaburgt in Ameland,

templeFoste,destroyed,
accordingto
If

we

find

among

the

Frisians

Occa
a

in 806.
Scarlensis,

belief in

Godhead

INTRODUCTION.

XX

and

in

ideas of

religionentirelydiiferent

of

nations,we

other

Roman

Mythology, and

deities of the

And

this Min-erva

in

and

of whose

Walcheren, Nehallenia,of whom

anything

for all sorts


The
God

the

than

more

of fantastical

other,Neptune,

Viking,

Teunis, called familiarlyby


destination

the

deified

of

had

the

by

his

navigatorsbegan

Friesland

iron,and

amber

here

the

at

the

to have

his followers
the

time

their

been,
home

His

Alkmaar).

Neef

name

Tenuis,

Mediterranean

the

voyages

Baltic,about

been

Phenician

remarkably,

so

British

as

have

must

when

in order to obtain

from

used

Nethunus, the

sea-king,whose

or

chosen

to extend

sailingto

Etrurians

expeditions,and

Tyrians

knows

has

etymology

far from

was

Teunis, who

Domburg,

at

mythology

Sea, appears

Alderga (Oaddorp,not
Cousin

the

worship scarcely

no

by the

was

or

time

derivations.*

called

Friesland

living,a

erva
Min-

Domburg,

or

same

stones

which

name,

of the Mediterranean

when

two

Neptune.

is at the

the votive

beyond

remain

traces

of

origin

Walhallagara,Middelburg,

the town

mysterious enigmatical goddess


any

Grreek and

originallya Burgtmaagd, priestessof

was

in Walcheren.

the

the

highest rank, Miu-erva

(Athene)
Frya, at

with

with

even

find

surprisedto

more

closest connection

points the

some

the

are

logy
Mytho-

the

from

tin,northern

2000

before

years

Christ.
Besides

these

Minos,

person"

to

have

two

the

with

meet

we

lawgiver

been

of

third

mythological

Crete, who

likewise

Friesland

sea-king,Minno, born
Lindaoord,between Wieringen and Krey],who imparted
the Cretans an
Asagaboek." He is that Minos who,

appears
at

"

to

with

that

his brother

Min-erva

was

is,new

and

Rhadaman^us

called
clear.

Nyhellenia
In

we
Signiiicatione,
Preller,Roman
Mythology,

verhomm

Paul's
find

"

p.. 268.

and

because

her

epitome

Min-erva

of

^acus, presided

counsels
S.

were

Pomponius

dicta quod

bene

ny

and

Festus

moneat.

"

as

liel,
dc
See

Xxi

INTRODUCTION.

judgesover

fates of

be confounded

not

of

the

^geus
The

and

statements,and

latelyused,

aipplyto
own

render

from

the

In
a

the Greek

known

than

Greeks.

of

rest

emblematical

same

for both.

name,

Athenai,which

alone

is

Min-erva
the

period at

head
on

of

of

"
"

the Eoman

is

and

The

Jupiter by
and

blow

goddesseshave
She

youth.

is not

in Attica

appears

as

is

the

to

the

for wisdom

in

in Greek.

her

in

Fries,namely,

and

owl, are

the

her

town

new

by

name

goddesses,evidently

character

meaning

own

Min-erva

Athene,

which

that

they

has
came

Athen."

which

about

lauded

Min-erva

in Attica.

votive

1600

Grecian

the

worshipped by

the

before

years

Mythology

Christ,

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wite.

THET

hkwe.

Thach

jo,ho hja nei gradum

num

hjara wiva krSjon

vsa

vppa

hem, jefthahja

Ther

herdon

mith

hja

vntfryast vnthonkes

hja

w",rka

anneth

b",sa ".nd

Tha

en

",nd wrdon

hjara storsta

tha
nen

h4chfarande.

h"rde

krupton by

svnum

hja

moste, tha kr^jon

blsit w"rka

gryns

bUrn

finna-ra

tha,t tha

grat wrdon 4nd sagon


w^pne hantera machte, and
b",rn

As

hjarar aldrum.

wald

thene

finna

Sa send

nei wSron.

knd

hja thjvd

thrvchdam
s",giim,

vrdwMska

tha

nei

lustum

samne

by there herd.

ekkorum

mith

mith

vppa

joldon hja to

lind

tvildon

weron

waxton

Thissa

ba,rn.

fin-

Th^ra

1% vrsylth send.

s^

Altomet

frya ba,rn.

ik wil sedsa

Men

jo selva aken.

th"fc ella is

to

FOLSTAB.

ADELA

THEKA

BOK

tha

lodderiga

S,nd

hjara "jne toghatera thrvch thS.t


vvle farbild fon-a w^i brocht, leton hjara selva bigorda
thrvch tha skenesta finna kn^pa, hjara vvle aldrum
to spot.
Tha thene Magy th".t anda nos
tha skenesta
kryg, tha nam-er
finna

mangertum;

sinar Finna

horna,

hja

sa

ler vtbreda.
sok

thrvch

ra

Men

makad,

nei

sin

an

Tha

tha

tha

hja

klivadon

bus

tha

thene

ther vmbe

hoka

seidon

rond-del

stewen

dei wkon-er

th"n

vsa

tM

mongf

Oni, oud

oni*

hja

tham

tha

wrdon

bern

sdhwersa

wrdon

hja to

mS,chtich

h^roch

goda

dedum

fon

to hS,rde

jo tham

HoU.

t Mong, among,

ane,

en

hja
bek

wSron,

bord, lind
folk

kerou

f",rdel to-ra

weguni.,.j"ita-n

rond-del

fryas,tha
svnum

allet folk to

emong=onder.

to

S-fter-del kryen hede

vrbastera

Duitsoh

en

sinant

to, ".nd tham


ethla

sina

wertha, sa kvndon

thrvch-et

far ",nd

en

",nd hildon vppar

Mr,

Magy

kryen hede-vrlovadon

elle stS,t. "Weron

mar

hertoga S,nd ^thelinga an

after-dM

tha

vvla

golden

dedon, ",fterdam

dedon

skinslavona

Thera

bij;
hja en

fata

mith

ky

ra

weibrocht,"nd

vpfolgjatham,

svnum

to wrdane.

Ijuda

sina

kethon, hja moston


hjara

folk

vs

vpsalandum

vpbrochtweron
sendon.

Magyara vrlovende

Und

oliue

hede

weudon
an.

en

hja

Jester-

hc^pahropa wilde

zonder.

BOOK

THE

OF

This is well known


sink

to

came

These

grew

so

up

to you,

low.

with

The

the

FOLLOWERS.

but

I will tell you


Finn
had
women

free children.

our

gamboled togetherin
by

ADELA

and
fields,

how

they

children.

They played
also

were

and

together

the hearth.
There

they learned
Finns, because they
became

with

children

of the

the

bad

were

denationalised

parents. When

pleasurethe

in

grew

handled

of the
ways
and thus they

new;

spite of

children

Finns

and

loose

efforts of

the
up,

aiid

saw

their

that the

and
weapons,
distaste for work, and became
no

scarcely
proud.

worked, they took a


The
and their cleverest sons
made
principal men
up
to the wanton
daughters of the Finns ; and their own
selves
daughters, led astray by this bad example, allowed themto be beguiled by the handsome
Finns
in
young
derision of their depraved fathers.
When
the Magy
this

found

Magyars,
horns"

out, he took
and

the

promised

to let themselves

handsomest
"

them

red

of his Finns
cows

with

and

golden
people

be taken

prisonersby our
in order to spread his doctrines.
His
people did even
Children
taken
to the
more.
disappeared, were
away
uplands,and after they had been brought up in his pernicious
sent back.
doctrines,were
these pretended prisoners had learned our
guage,
lanWhen
they persuaded the dukes and nobles that they
should
become
that then their sons
subject to the Magy
succeed
them
to
would
without
having to be elected.
Those who
by their good deeds had gained a piece of
land in front of their house, they promised on
their side
should receive in addition
a
piece behind ; those who had
have
rondeel
a
got a piece before and behind, should
"

(completecfrcuit)
; and
have

whole

freehold.

those

who

If

the

Frya, then they changed their


Yesterday
degenerate sons.
those

who

would

have

called

had

seniors

course,
there

the

whole

rondeel
were

and
were

should
true

to

to

the

turned
among

people together,

Oni,in Old Dutch, is o"e ; in German, ohne or zander.


or
+ Mong, among,
emong, is,in Dutch, onder ; in English,among.
*

you

tHa astlike st^ta wither

vmb
Thach

Thank

ma.

th^r

ynes

among-eth fja,knd
thin

syaka fja?"mmer

na.

gande among

brvd

to

wi

ik navt

MSd^asblik

f",m is et-er burch

achte

bet

er

hja fol witskipknS. klarsyan,knd

"nd

plyga stilth

usa

all othera

as

tha

n6i

n6i talth ; tach

nlimmer

h",rde

sa

vppirfolk

Forth

etsamne.

burgum

ga, "nd

alle 6wa

fryastex, bijvnkaalle skydnisa,ja ella

finda
mitha

lind

thiu moder

thju ella

alsa vrdSn

burgum

riwen

til

wagum,

sy vppa

skrywa,
th6r

Macht

"nd

",nd tld

skil-eth

nS,mmer

to

sa

hagath j

wiva

wrde.

wfisen

sy,

to

twintich

hor

hokke

mot

Falikant,fa

thrvch

likande

wi

"nd

dvande,

to

hwand

ik

a,fta

lesta

tha

to

skol-ik

Mrane,
b"rn

thvch

sa

trowe

an

seg

Fryas

ner

sjugon

wille

w6pne,

th"t

jvwe toghatera ifta frya

mS,n

16re, ho

grate m"nniska
sa

famna

toghateravmbe

miige ;

nvdande

grS,twi jeta send,

and

jechta,sahwersa

Birn

gl, ind

skil hS,va buta

wSsa

winnande,

to

jahwelikburchfam

alsa fSlo 6rs6ma

burgum

vppa

ni

er

Thfir stS,t ask-

ne

thfer hwat

ik

thit

werth.

navt

helpar ind senda bodon, yn


16rf",mkis.

skold-

vpskrywa

th6r

vrleren

navt

n6i th^re

TiintjathSr

ik r^da

moste

dingum

thredtine burch-

send th6r

wel

ik

thfermitha

melda.

ne

wa-

is. Macht

th",t

tha,t-er fon tha

skold

thit

sina birn to

wel

w6t

hS,ve wel

jetaower

dinge, men

Ik

of kvma

bifara alle

jo,j moste

kyasa.

biama

nw

stapelkrg

al vrd^ren

"nd

hjara

among

mS-nnelik

drystwesavmbe

vt hawede
sitte,

than

f^mna

fkande

mitha

ther

sedsa

nfiie folksmoder

en

anda

is

allra

folk thl,t ^Ue

en

jo r6d j^va,ik skolde

6ra

Sahwersa

th",n alsa

skoMe

skolde,hwa

jeta "rg vvde, skolde j-eth

fjato

bijechtamot, th"t-eth

a.nd

jo

ther

Ivngsyakte

h"rde

en

wesen

helena

jvw

wS,giavmbe

wel

utkvm-

skolde tli4tfalikant*

was

tlaU-ev

tvangande.

to

hjara plyga

to

ynfaldamyning

n^imin

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

THEEA

BOK

THET

vs

vsa

gr",tvs
ethla

dS,l ledsath

weiniggelijkende,niet

land

6r

wfiron, ho

bij

ora,

conform.

m"n

BOOK

THE

the

compel

to

to

According

eastern

the

Every

would

very

out

"Who, then, would


you

I know

there

would

have

was

for the

the

that you

the thirteen

in

are

that

candidates

attention

to that.

of the

cattle.

their children

send

for the

Volksmoeder.

new

but

dignity;

give

to

were

still have

we

that

doing

If I

ones

about it,because
difficulty

Burgtmaagden

eightare

risk of

sick

that

to

made
serious

the

whole
as

duty.

very

run

see

be to choose

would

among

imprudent

so

their

you

must

badly

be

advice,it

any

opinion,they

one

to

return

people wholly depraved ?

among

to

cattle,would

Certainlynot.
turn

states

FOLLOWEKS.

healthy cattle

own

your

Suppose that

epidemicamong
sending

ADBLA

humble

my

great mistake.

OF

of

out

remaining,

I should

no

pay

Teuntia,the Burgtmaagd of Medeasblik, who is not a


is a person of knowledge and sound sense, and
candidate,
quite as

attached

the rest
should

to

Frya's Tex, as

is

written

the

on

destroyedwith
stands

If I

remain

by fraud

add

arms,

daughtersas
You

true

been, what
still are, if

not

and

be

every

twenty-

"

the
time

you

should

towns

Frya,

never

take

care

must

be

taught; for

it,that

will show
of

that all the

recommend

I would

more,

if you

to be

to

wish

vanquished

bring

up

your

Frya's daughters.

great men
we

it may

that

Volksmoeder

every

teach the children

must

all that

apprentices.

children

true
or

all the laws

down

and
histories,

order

all

that you

assistants and messengers

seven

girls in
respectable
and
say positively,
to

that

shall have

might

in

as

the citadels.

and

maidens

write

all the

as

walls,

written

Burgtmaagd
one

well

customs

our

farther recommend

should

and
citadels,

visit all the

of

It

together.

people and

our

compare

our

how

great our

forefathers were,

country has
how

great we

ourselves to others.

is
Falikant,or fd likande,

very

improbable or unlikely.
D

10

THET

mot

taia

lika

dedum,

kk

standf"st

et

alle

moton
th6r-in

sSkening w^sen,

is-er

ovir-a

".nd

Stavjasend

fenna

send

is-er

gr^vetman

is-er to

wsira

send

Tha

w^sen.

vnder

his

Dywek

6lS,nda.

Thit

fon

Fif mel

mel

PlyMnda.

burga Aken, Ljvdburch

gr^vetman

ovir

West-flyl^nd
Thiu

sSkening k^ren.

is-er to

i,nd aid

stand

Th"t

Fryasburch send

tha

vppa
st6t

sjvgun wara

wfisen.
sfekening

wigum

",nd
stfika,

thk

Wal-

Nw

th^t d^n

F"sta

burch

skolde
was

was

blik.
et vrlSden

was

ansta,ld

M^d^asblik

FS,sta
an

to Texland

to M^dSas

dSi ",nd to thfire stonde

sjvgun j6r,that
kSren.

Sjvgon

Thju burch

Fryasburch

et

^k to Stavia "nd

Fryas j^rta. Thju

was

ovir tha

sin hod.

Frya his

was

nSi

Dunr6s, grSvetman

is-er

vnder

askrywen,th"t

fam

tha Sudar

sin hod.

man,

Njvgun

man

hallag^rais

en

Manna-g^rda-

sin hod.

Foppa,

moder

h^rtoga, th".t is

",nd

burga Bvda

Forana
Waraburch, Mfidfiasblik,
vnder

gr^vetman ovir-a haga

grfevetman ovir

Fjvwers is-er hyrman

",nd Texland.

Ast-flyland

over

sin hod.

Jaltjasman,
Abfilo,

KS,tsburch

Thria

man,

sin hod.

Tha

keren.

hwam-

bvrga Ljvdgarda,LindahSm,

Tha

Njvgun

vnder

Enoch

Apol, Adelas

is.

Storo,Sytjasman,

Saxman

hyrman,

"nd

gr^retmanna, vnder

nw

vnder

S.nd walda.

forda

th^ra

Linda-wrda.

and

Ther

vpfolgath.

awrochten

thit bok

wald

to

nama

toghatera

r6d is

Adelas

tba

send

hirta, th"n
"nd

jvwera wiva

w6ra

ISringa overa

skil-

Men

and"t

lind

bryn

dat

an

strama.

Thit
mis

kvma

"nd

h^m

vppa

bij tarum.

mfei,s^ bij blyskip as

wfisa

tminga

thissa

Al

h6rd,

bij there

to werthande

hjara wichand-

fon

"nd

sStoclita.

fara

wra

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

wicharda

tha

fon

hjam

hagatlidSn
hw6r-et

TH^EA

BOK

was

as

folks-

rSd ",nd

thju n6ja foddik

"jnwarda fon

thS.t

vp-

folk,

12

machte

Um

tMt

Fryas

wy

That

is

godand^vg is^m^kade ianfang,

alMna

tham

alle

tid,tid wrochte

Urn

hnd.

krudon

alle garsa,

allet

hja thrjamang^rta.

Frya

ut

Eing

til

stof.
k^mon

biat

ek twilif

and

svna

blonken

trM

twilif

to-ra

hjra 6gon

mith

sina

skolde bvnden

binna

and
:

w^sa.
anda

nochta

and

bardon

nw

togatheraek joltidtw^n.

Th^rof

k^men.

swart, krolh^red

was

him

an

hjam

krSjon hja friichda

Odf

alle manneska

Lyda

alsa

tha

16mera

blikkar
ja thes gyrfiigels

lik stara

wfiron

vnmo-

by hjras.

Skarpe Lyda.
fiska

hwersa

th^r

nostera

navt.

Radbvwde
sahwersa

grimme

hja run
si

invr

oude, het oudate

sanfi,ka kvn
wSter

En

brak

ne

Hard

w6re

store

n-vntgong

kvn

blomstai

n^ne
was

bam

hju kruppa h^ra,and

hjra

that

hira

hju bugja
vnder

steme

and

and

hjarafyt.
krSt

hju

ut

ek flux w6i.

run

Wr.alda.

t Od, wortel

Annen

Lyda.

Weldige Lyda.

spisde Wr.alda

thju tha minneska

Wr.aldas,

send

and

h^ta

hja rip w^ron

as

drama

dich

ut

warme

hja
;

glyande,

ut

warth

Finda

allet

djar is,brocht hju by d^gum

barde
After-et twilifte jol-f6rste

Lyda warth

"nd

djara kwik

arg is,brocht hju thes nachtis forth.

and

kw^d

alhwat

lind

b4rde

thinga ak jrtha.Jrtha

boma,

god

Alhwat

"rge kwik.

adama

forma

vsa

an

sk^dnise.

forma

vsa

Wr.alda*

Tha,

b^rn

alsa

d^de

k^men.

sk^dnise

and

F4sta

tha

writ

stifte and

machte.

ne

send

Sa

w"rth.

hja boden

dana

sedsa

th^r ik 6r navt

thinga

allera m^nnalik

that

thinra

nim

Msta

folstab.

adela

wakst^re, sa

hira

fon

hrop Frya

tha

th:6ra

BOK

THET

Altijdgeachreven als zamengesteld woord


wezen.
van

het

Lat.

odi,ik

haat.

beteekent

deover-

BOOK

THE

ADELA'S

OF

13

FOLLOWERS.

of all the

people,Frya called from her watch-star,so that


"
Festa,take your styleand write
every one could hear it :
the things,that I may
not
speak." Festa did as she was
bid, and thus we became Frya's children,and our earliest

"history
began.
This

is

earliest

our

who
"Wr-alda,

Then

alone

all useful and

useful she

is eternal

commenced

the earth.

even

history.
and

good, made
Time
wrought

time.
earth

The

bore

grass,
All
animals.

all noxious

brought forth by day, and

the
all

beginning.
things,

herbs,and

trees,

that

is

good

and

all that

is bad

and

brought

forth

three

injuriousby night.
After
maidens

strong heat.

of moderate

out

the last

that

his

might be bound to him.


they took pleasureand

men

full grown

were

breathed

Wr-alda
existence,

the visions of Wr-alda.

delightin

its way among


each bore twelve
sons

found

Juul-time

Lyda

into

came

they

as

Hatred

heat.

her in order

soon

shone

of

out

spiritupon

every

of fierce heat.

out

When

They

she

"

Finda

As

Juulfeest

Lyda
Frya

twelfth

the

couple.
black,with hair

was

like stars,and

shot

them.
and

Thence

daughters
"

at

all mankind.

come

curled

out

twelve

like

lamb's

glanceslike

those

her eyes
of a bird

of prey.

Lyda
could

was

smell

Lyda

was

She

acute.
a

hear

snake

glide,and

fish in the water.


nimble.

strong and

tree, yet when

could

she walked

she

She
did

could
not

bend

large

bruise

flower-

stalk.

Lyda
screamed

the

was

Her

violent.

in anger

creature

every

Wr-alda, always written


Oldest Being.

as

voice

loud,and
quailed.

was

compound word,meaning

t Od, the root of the Latin odi,I hate.

when

tlie Old

she

Ancient,or

14

THET

WonderfvUe
dSda

Fon

Lyda.

wrdon

FOLSTAK.

ADBLA

t^dra

tha

stjvrat. Vmbe
knd

tha st6ra

hjra

n^ta:

hju navt

nilde

6wa

hjra tochta

thrvch

helpane,dade hju

to

TH^KA

BOK

hSde

hju-t den

hwersa

grSjde hju by-t lik.


Arme

sturf

vpp-itende
Vnwisa

d6don

thrS

kv

ne

macht

lavwa

ansach

folgden6n
That

wilde

Falske

tham

ek

annen

hja wel tji,n.


S.nd

lokton

nanneu

".nd

lordon,

6wa, tha hju ne

jSfhju hjr selva

Hjra

haved

to

was

nimm"-n

minde

ne

Hiining swet

sa

vmbe

w6i.

hast

fvl

hjara

hja selva

tha

hjr

",nd

hju

vnluk

lik

thjanja ".nd

hjra wirda, tha hok

wSron
n^i

by.

Ovir ella wilde

SelvsjochtaFinda.

ra

Lyda

hja lyafh",we skolde.

Finda.

wSron

hwer

Hja vrfyade tha goda

hja trjvwade w6re

svnum

ener

hjra stemme

was

slikm",mkes

an

dMe

hers

mana

Hju skref thusande

vp.

ydel; hju

th^t

sin

wS.rth slaf.

hir vnluk.

was

hirte to

fon

men

hju. Hjra 6gon

Finda.

er

frymod, tha

Svet

lik

tha

sa

bugja ;

dSjande,ther

sjonga

Vnr^dalika

ni

navt

Finda.

thgrer

men

hja

to

Vrl6dalike

kvn
fiigel

m^i

Hw4

lik.

thit
fiigelon

g61 S,nd hjr h6r

Was

Finda.
ene

tha

6ton

",iid dahwile

wolva, fjvchtadonalsa

lik

in",m-ra

to haldane.

hwither

tara

feu

Hja tichtegadonekkorum,

barn.

that

bihjeldaS.nd

b3,rii-ra kw4d.

tha

hirts6r vmbe

hja fon

dad, hja grSjadon


hja

grisfon-t vnwisse

wS,rth

Hju

Lyda.

hju;

ekkorum

fon

hjara

hju welda, ind hjra


Mton

susterum

slogon hja

vmb-et

hja

mS-sterskip

dad.
Dubbelhirta

Finda.

skotse wirda

Vmbe

S,nd tha

S,rgsted6da

dask

spinne vrslynna,tha,n

ys;

en
men

hjra bosm

sach

ne

rorde

hju hjra b"rn

fon nocht.

hja navt.
wS-rth
en

w"rth

Sach

hju

hju

hju en

omm-et

fryas vrmorde

yre,

nyn-

hirte

sa

sS, swol

THE

Wonderful
actions

Lyda

Lyda !

children.

turned

She

this

did

help the

her

weak
it she

done

could

She

the

corpse.

recital ?

like the

was

of

mane

Lyda killed

tree,but where

her

other of

each

devoured

birds

her hair

bend

of

foughtlike wolves,

and

tears at such

not

behaviour,and

mad

accused

They

the

yellow, and

was

horse.

laws

by the wickedness

They howled

refrain from

Finda

To

she had

by her

grey

children !

death.

they

can

for

regard

no

heart-broken

Foolish

while

Who

had

strong,and when

died

their mother's
and

15

FOLLOWERS.

by their bodies.

last she

at

She

kill the

weep

Poor

ADELA'S

OF

governed by her passions.

were

she would
would

BOOK

lion she killed ten.

one

Finda

Her

bird's.
looked
Finda

she

but

of the

obeyed

never

good, and

That

her heart

she wished
False

Finda

found

they slew

Treacherous

her, and

the

each

One

lizard swallow

saw

her children kill

full,but

herself,and

but

words, but

those

everybody,and

their sisters

serve

her

them,

mastery.
word

wrong

did

spider,she

her

to rule

made

cruellest deeds

saw

pleasure.

nobody

were

other for the

Finda

too

was

at hand.

sorrow

They

frankness

the

love her.

She wished

like her.

were

sons

head

loved

Honey-sweet

Selfish Finda

She

should

that aU

trusted them

who

and

vain.

too

was

laws,

to flatterers.

Her

misfortune.

her

was

despised

She

one.

herself up

gave

whoever

of

thousands

She wrote

unreasonable.

was

any

slave.

her

became

them

upon

than

sweeter

was

but
alluringand enticing,

were

eyes

voice

Her

seductive.

was

not

affect her.

shuddered

Frisian,her

would

bosom

but

irritate
If she
if she

swelled with

16

THET

Vnluke

THflRA

BOK

Pinda.

fallen sy.

hju

wfinadon

hja n^nen

wryt

n^mmer

sjochtwryte

Tha

mS.nneska

ther
Finda
fon

thinre

Frya.

Sk^ne

",nd w6n.

Was

lik sn6i

Lik

hjra h^ron, ther

lawa

haveda
Ja

of.

ydlenise. Sjan

that

"nd

thfire middSi

d"l

bMw

hjra w^ra,

tha bledar

Thrvch

to fara

blikadon

svnne

rach.

as

Vntlvkton

Weldige Frya.
thene

tha

gS.rsh"lma

bij-tm6rnerad

strSlon

rordon

ne

lik

thinera

fin wSron

sa

Frya.

fiigelonand

selfv

jeta thSre r6inb6ge of.

wn-et

Frya:

Abela

b^rn

tha friichda

wakstS-r

hjrarognum

wer

was,

jrthafvl blod, "nd

w"rth

wit

golden

utfagad ",nd

wrdon

^wa

mSjadon thin

th"t send

ne

far in.

th^r kwMa

Finda.

goda

Tha

in

was

i makad

hw^r-far

tha besta

to not.

stilnise

an

n6i let

Finda

th^r

Thi tex

thach

men

vppa,

t^r.

enge

folk.
Vrijfalik
bleder

to wS-rthande

h^rath

tograjandevmbe

tham

hja

smukton

del,mit kwahbjana skriftum

lik

hja hjra

l^idon

kestlike stSna

Vnder

Skinh^ligabarn.

hjra I6va,

fon

blomtid

anda

Hju sturf

",nd-t is jetatjvester
ho

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

thene

hjara fyt dai

navt

kraft
and

thin

sw^gon tka

mar.

hjrarblikkar

held

thene

strfek
sin

addur

gif tobak.
E^ne

Frya.

Hjra yta

d4wa, gadvrad
Lichte

anda

Frya.

b6sma

That

kanna

dom

was

tha Ifirde hju


hwand

hiiningand hjra drank

thSra

forma

selv-twang,that othera
wrdon,
jfiroch

was

blommur.

hwat hju hjra barn

hjam thju w^rtha

sfiide hj,u svnder

vmb
not.

ajnbat,men

Nammer
sahwersa

lyt hju

fon tha

sMvona

mfital ut

hja-t d^de

tha

frijdom send

diigedonallSna god vmbe jo to


jande,jvwe ofkvmste to 6vge skantha.
Frya.

lerde

lyafte to diiged,and

6thera

Milde

was

w6r-et

to

was

hja

frijalle
m6,k-

jrtha dalva
to

jahwelikis

BOOK

THE

Finda!

Unfortunate

She

of her

the mode

age, and

ADELa's

OF

Hypocriticalchildren
loud

and
not

they

were

made

was

and

The

Finda

! those

from

Frya

it,

on

in

private

The

and

like

which

bad

down

laws

good

like

were

in

ones

overflowed

earth

mown

established

objectfor

the

the fruits of your

were

Finda

instituted

the

were

white

was

under

written

it,but

that

attained.

I then

watch-star

your

of her

buried

was

at

laws

never

children

your

heard

selfishness

Finda

corpse

golden tables,but

on

and
abolished,

place.

Her

were

Despicable peopleI
written

bloom

the

shed.

was

were

in

were
inscriptions

lamentations

tear

died

death is unknown.

costlystone,pompous

17

FOLLOWERS.

their

with

blood,

grass.

Yes,

vanity. Look

down

weep.

the

sunrise,and

at

snow

the blue

of her eyes vied with the rainbow.


Beautiful

Frya

hair,which

locks of her
Clever
to

Frya

at her feet and

down

Frya

Pure

dew

was

At

children

was

virtue

and

value

of

Frya

food

the

to

make

^ihe

ceased

you

lion

lay

poison.
her

beverage

of the flowers.

the
grown

were

his

honey, and

was

first lesson

The

her eye the

that

second
she

"
liberty; for she said, Without

serve

shone

sun

webs.
spiders'

as

withheld

the cups

they

fine

glance of

and
self-control,
when

of

quiver.

the adder

Her

as

the

gatheredfrom

Sensible

virtues

rays

opened,her lipsthe birds

she

! When

Frya

the

were

the leaves to

sing and
Powerful

Like

slaves,and

she

taught her
the

was

love of

taught them

the

all
liberty

other

to

disgraceyour

origin."
Generous
from
was

Frya

She

the earth for her


for the

generaluse.

own

never

allowed

but
benefit,

metal
when

to

be

dug

she did it it

18

THifeRA ADELA

BOK

THET

hjara b"rn

swirmadon

stira

jrtha omswyrmia

om

hja.

om

hju hjra

Tha

Frya,

Wise

tha

Alsa

Lukigoste Frya.

FOLSTAE.

alto

vpbroclith^de

barn

to
sjugonde kny, th4 hrop hju-ra alle a FlyMnd
tham
Thgr j6f se hjam hjra tex, a,nd s6ide, let
sa,mne.
navt kwalik
jvwe w^iwisar w^sa, tha ne skil that jo na

there

ni ga.

hju-t seid h^de, b^vade jrtha


svnk an
grada vnder
lik Wr.aldas
s6, FlyMndis bodem
*
fon t^ra
hjara fyt dai. Thju loft w^rt swart ",nd nylof
moder
omsagon, was hju al
to stirtane lind tha hja n6i
Tha

vppirawakst"r.

Ian"-

blixen

and

wolka

schref

HSriga

Tha

barn.

loftrvm,wak.

Mnd

fon

buta

hja

hju

hwer

hira

tex

was.

hja skolde miiga finda, havath

rondomme

Texland

ThSrvmbe

allera

that

vmbe

mannalik

hja

skil-at

land

th"t

bilywa

al

jrthajrthasy.

wenne

Fkyas.

Tex

b6id

Held

is fon

en

other

ne

mar

ne

Frya,

ni fon

thju nSd

Sahwersa
nawet

tha

to

tha

navt

ik segs to

Tha

arg

sy and

Nylof ;

than

hja my

fry kanna
gode
thi

r6d

siaf

th^r nSn

is min

Hyr

hwiter

and

r6d.

gode

gast Wr.aldas

d6d
an,

anhropa bifara alle thinga prvvath

jo mith

cle lileur

r^dene

swika

skilun ammar

tha modeiasa

as

skilun

sine tochta.

formiige,hrop

mot-im

lesta

ik

th^ra allSna m^i

Thach

sja.

send.

da

thgrvppa, an

thas burch
hja thit hage therp,bvwadon
wagrum thessa wryton hja thene tex, and

men

ella

in

selva w^ron, tha makadon

to-ra

h^ten.

vpfaren

was

ther

was

k^men

hjra hondum

fon

hwat

bidvlwen

sprak tongar ut-a

lesta

that

an

and

stram

en

nw

tha

to

That

FarsjandaFrya.
was

Tha

Frya.

Utforkfirena

van

nieuw

and

vnder

loof ?

tid skil-et

wara,

hjarajn 16d.

geel groen.

20

THET

gast mei

2. Wr.aldas

fara

jv nith,lind

jo nSston, men

knibuwgjande
him

fon

l^t

hy jo

al ^n mith

dva

heth, tha
jvwa

skoldon

f4mna

ik skolde

knd

linga tida.

an

jo b^den

til m".n

lik vnbik",nnade

jo

thank

hive, far

noten

ring ik helpe ISnde,

tof navt

ne

bok

alMna

jv

lydande skolde jo floka,min

utfagaut-at

folstar.

th^r

hape

ho

sjan

3. J h^wed

man

adela

far hwat

j^ thrju w^ra

to wya,

hwat

th:6ra

BOK

nama

ofwisa

mota.

Nim

4.

thjus 4gath Wr.aldas


bilaka

solde

fon

knibuwgjande tank

nS,mmar

skolde

gast.

Nid

min

fS,mna

Und

jv

neston

an,

dom
j bikrjupa,wis-

jo bitygafon

skoldon

faderrav.

Fjuwer thinga send

5.

ind

w6ter, land

fjur.

Men

kyasa, tham

diga manna

jvwe

ThSrvmbe

sittar of wSsa.

rjuchtadSla,sS.that

j^ven,mith

not

Wr.alda
rSd

ik

wil

jo,j

arbSd

thju

hi is

en

him

"nd

horning mith

m"nnalik

AUera

wath,

al w^re

6ner

drame

6ther

en

thfine 6re him

hjara aske

hju thSr

nenen

sy.

w"rth, thSr
jvw

Ik

r^de

jo

that

thes

folk:

that

jvwa

to

ewendes, til

Thach

fyt anda

g^rshlilmvp

frydom

ik anda

ik r^de

waxa

ni

grvnd

bira-

b"rn-

jo vmbe

Sne ka,le stgd to

vpp

fiftich

fon sine

skeldech,mot

sl",finne f^ra 16ta.

aftern^i

w6ra

fon

S,nd

n^i

nachtis.

thar

lik a.nd that sinera ma,m

ni fon

utdriva,segs

middSis

thes

friichda

tha

navt

blod.

land

thes

mornes,

thjuhja th^rof
7.

to th"t

sin m",m

birn, thes

basterd

all6na bi-

jo rjuchtfSr-

jo fvnden

among

tham-n-is
Sjn frydom vrsellath,

sin

skilun

S,nd

n4ma, loft,

th^r

fryfon warka

nimman

thSr S,mman

6. Sahwersa

tam

to

to

sin

vrbarnande,
til
da,lvane,

mSi, hwand

aldulkera

gS,rsskolde jvw diaroste kvik deja.


8. Ne

Wr.alda

grip

na

skolde

thS,t folk fon

helpa hjm,

sa

utgong vppa jvwa Sjne haveda

Lyda

ner

fon

that-a,t weld

Finda
that fon

skolde witherkvma.

an.

jo

Wr-alda's

2. To

"

what

do

you

for

"

what
for

receive,and

21

FOLLOWERS.

spiritonly shall

thricefold

gratitude

ADELA's

OF

BOOK

THE

bend

you

have

you
the

the knee

received,for

of

hope

in

aid in time

of

need.
3. You

have

assistance.
for

his

Do

likewise to your

entreaties.
would

maidens
would

not

The

erase

regard you

4. Let

speedilyI

how

seen

knee, which

is

would

assail you,

Wisdom

would

things

Four

5.

water, land, and

men' who
that

no

will

fire

my
I

book, and

to Wr-alda's

of

fairlydivide

to you

on

spirit.Envy

ridicule

would

and

you,

my

irreverence.

counsel

my

be

the

not

you,

his thanks

the

enjoyment

your

^but Wr-alda

"

shall

man

due

given for

are

Therefore

of them.

only

you

accuse

wait

curse

from

name

your

stranger.

bended

maidens

neighbour,but

neighbour express

your

to

come

sufferingwould

your

as

have

air,

"

is the sole possessor

to you

is,choose

labour

and

exempt from

work

the

upright
fruits,so

from

or

the

duty

of defence.
If

6.

should

it should

ever

sell his

I counsel

Eepeat this
tUl

they

of his
advise
an

open

so

that

your

to

think

7. If any

freedom, he
to

you

expel him

and

of

one

people

your

of you,

he is

his mother

from

bastard.

the land.
and

morning, noon,

night,

of it in their dreams.

shall

man

him

to burn

grass

his

deprive another,even
be to you

his

place,and bury
no

that

is not

children

your

let
liberty,
you

happen

as

body

and

them

feet
fifty

shall grow

upon

vile

that

slave

and

his mother

of

below

them.

debtor,

the

I
in

ground,

It would

poison

cattle.

8. Meddle
because

not

Wr-alda

inflicted

on

them

with
would
would

the

people of Lyda,

help them, and


recoil upon

any

your

nor

of

Finda,

injurythat

own

heads.

you

22

THET

Sahwersa

9.

jeftaawet
blixenande

rS,wande; fal than

to

dva

as

nor

tha

dthera

thfirvmbe

fam

j hja

ik far

thSr

jo vpstoken

min

"nd
jvwe bryn vpklarja,

fon

vnfrya

as

thSr indelase

wSter

thSr

setma

miige mith

tha

moder,

writ

hwertha;

Kvmth
vsa

n6d

6wa

thach

"nd

send

witherkSra.
fon al

by

ind

vsa

by

hap fistegth,
Folgath j
nS,mer

Ijucht thfera

j skilun

thin

rinstrama

min

S.nd alia frana

thju foddik

utg^

skil th"n

6vin

fry bilyva

fon

th"t

salte

",nd sin

hja

uppa

vs

setma

plegum, sS,mot
hja weken, tha,n

altham
to

an

vppa

th^ra

wegar

wSgar writ,th^n

m5,n

Fryas willa,S,nd

rfid

burgum
send

hja

^ra to haldande.

jSvane,stridande

m"nneska
mot

jer,omhMpa

jol,thSra miigon

willa vppa

plichtvmbe

ThS,t is

stiD.

6w, tha,t is hvndred

mSna

tvang

hjrabS.rn.

min

bilywa

ThS,t

Fasta

het

en

send

6wa, "nd th",t is

skoldvn

se.

krodar

knd

thSre

6na

S.nd drSi thessa

n^ma.

skil

swite

jvwa

Thet

AUe

ik

f^m

h^v.

evg

weld

hkv

Sremoder

to

tha

hja

hwand

mot

ea

hor

Thach

fara;

F"sta

hja folgja;th"n

th6r

hja

longer ovir jo waka.

ik navt

mei

minre

mith

pMga

r6d, thS,n skil hju nSmels


famna

hjara toghaterum,

witherkvma

",nd

most

j hja hjra dvmh6d

skolun

jvwa toghaterum.

jo heldgad wrde,
Vppa

fon

svna

m6i

s6da

uthfimeda

jvwer toghaterum to

6ner

ga.

mith

alsa

12.

lik

nither

tham

vppa

hjra fr"jarfolgja,that

toch

hju

jvw

Willath

hjam

wil, th"n

that

wil

fr^tho

mith

fon

annen

bitjvtha;thach
11.

Men

fjvr.

gSrth ",nd hju

than

r6d

hja fon juwe

that

wilde,alsa aghat j to helpane bjam.

10. Sahwersa
wif

folstar.

adela

bera

machte

th"t

owers

hja

kvmath

thI;ra

BOK

dva

alsa

S,mmer

thS,t mot

to

wither

hja askja;
th",t alda
wfisa tham

BOOK

THE

If it should

9.

rob

they should

that

happea

assistance,then

or

ADELa's

OF

they

it behoves

to

come

for advice

you

help them;

to

you

fall upon

then

you,

23

FOLLOWERS.

them

with

if

but

fire and

sword.
10. If any

of them

she

wife,and

is

If your

11.
same

to

as

other

Upon

12.

among

servant

well

as

her.

Then

never

be

as

free from

the

salt

This

hundred

with

the consent

walls of the

by force
upon

us

or

to

our

own

of all her children.

my

Eeremoeder.
remain
who

my

succeed

lightedfor

shall

as

always
remain

always

fresh

your

you

river-water

spoken.

existed

century,that

with

be

That

be inscribed upon

inscribed

duty

our

necessityany

again.

for

her

brightness,shall

have

when

it is

we

placed all

maidens

community,

and
citadel,

submit; but should

accepted

by the advice of the Eeremoeder,

of the

at variance

introduce

were

hereafter

you

the

or

you.

I have

Fasta

has

years, may

laws,and

become

if

sea.

which
regulations

is,a

but

one

would

have

sacred

foreigndomination

is distinct from

All the

will

and
intellect,

your

over

Its

extinguished.

either

if these

which

lamp

to

theirs,do the

of

they

choose

all the

as

shall the

illuminate

and

she

advice,then

my

for

Fasta
must

you

yours

folly
;

her

let not

you,

servant

my

but

longerwatch

hopes. Therefore
Follow

her

daughter

customs,

no

daughter of

her go in peace.

for

daughter;
and

I could

you,

wishes

return

foreignmorals
by

lover,let

son

your

ever

seek

explain to
willing,

will follow her

she

should

to

on

the walls

respect them

regulationsshould
our

laws

and

we
released,

is

be

Frya's will,and

If

imposed
must

always
must

they

all.

customs, we
must

the

return

be that

24

THET

TH:feKA

BOK

Fasta

AUe

thinga,tMr

w^sa,

"nd

tha

blyda f^rsta fyrja.

tvang

That

send

1.

Sahwersa

foddik

fiwA th"r

tha

th^ra

wrda.

thSr

Thach

moder

th"t

foddik

mSi

ne

bvwet

is,sa

thju

mot

Texland

et

mSi,

ne

Hera.

Burgum

thera

thS,t

m",ii svnder

ni dva

owers

burch

forma

tha

an

nawet

to

",rne 6ne

tMt

ski-

heth

biwysd

nw

wrdon,

ewa

en

Frya hjra dei

n^d

tid

n^idam

is tMt

hju riucht h^de, sa

th",t-".t m6ga

tham
Frya heldgad h.kwa,,

wy

dvg falykantutkvma

lun

SEIDE.

anfangja wil, hdka,

m",n

d6i,th^r

tha

vppa

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

vpstSken
troch

tha

famna

kjasa ; alsa thera

th^r

moder

send.

nS.mmer

owers

as

sk^n.

2. Ek

moder

thSra

vppa

Thju

3.

sahwersa
hwertha

skil

6thera
moder

hju
vppa

hjra"jn

burgum

as

to Texland

faith
6na

mei

hjra folgsterkjasa,thach

hju-t den

6r

heth,

acht, by

m^na

sa

r^dum

fon

kSren

thas

mot

alle stata

et

sSmne.

4.
S.nd

Thju moder

there

By

nachtes.

thjanjaalsa

6.
^n

foddik

tha famna

m^i

melda,

and

tvintich

hS,va,til thju

wakja

muge
th^r

en

f",m

vppa

ora

th^r

d^ilikes

burgum

gS,dawil, sa

annen

S,nd bistonda

hjratochtigeS,dama
Thju

6n

fdmna
S,mmer

S,nd
as

thes

moder

f^lo.

5. Sihwersa

mith

TexlS,nd

sjvgun spillemangSrta

sjvgun by

moder

to

moder

S,nd tvintich

ind

to

th"t

tha

mot

m"nniska

hju-tth^re
kSra,^r hju

Ijuchtbivvlath.

alrek burchf^m

skil m^n

tofogjande

burch^ran,sjvgun alda wisa, sjvgun alda

kS,mpar,S-nd sjvgun alda sSk"mper.

THE

ADELA'S

OF

BOOK

Fasta
tHat

Anything
be,

the

on

"

time

law

has

that

that

proved

no

necessity,keep that day otherwise

These

aee

Laws

the

it must

be

that

only

can

lighted at

Every

2.

may

even

The

3.

those

mother

of

whole

and

seven

attend

to

6. If

the

to

her

mother

appoint

joyful feast.

Government

in

to

Texland, and

at

in other
her

appoint

may

die without

place

maidens.

own

mothers

are

Texland

her

having

She

towns.
own

done

cessor,
suc-

so,

the

general assembly of

the

there

the

and

night.

who

are

lamp day
of maidens

wishes

maiden

the

to

always

may

She

be

she must

seven

have

may

in other

mothers

marry,

have

the

towns.
it

announce

pollutedthe light.

service of the
shall be

mother

seven

seamen

and

of each

appointedtwenty-one

civilians of mature

years, and

twenty-one maidens

before
immediately resignher office,

and

Burgtmaidens there
seven

have

may

that

mother,

6, For

mature

absolute

the mother.

of Texland

passionshall

"

it

built,the lamp belonging

assistants,so

number

same

and

nation.

The

4.

the

originallamp

who

she

take

shall

the

shall

should

is

by

choose

but
election

be done

mother

fok

from

nally
eter-

Citadels.

THE

citadel

as

shall

right;

was

than

established
OF

1. Whenever

she

shall,except

man

it may

whatever

commences,

day appointedfor Frya's worship

for
fail,

is become

said

man

any

25

FOLLOWEES.

years,

seven

of mature

of the
men
towns-

warriors

years.

of

26

THET

7. Ther
elik

fon

hja

thrS hvndred

m"i

9. Far

tha wisa

ingar thene

kunsta

ther

thissa

wSrar

Thach

k^ra.

11.

burch

th6ra

nSn

navt

stem

jeftaothera haveda, m",n


moder

12.

Thju

flinka

bodon

mith

13. Ak

skil

th",t folk

alda

send.

wrden,

bek

to

miigon

sa

tha

nimmen

fon

gr^vetmanna

j^va thrjasjvgun
horsa.

rappa
mith

thr6 bodon

th^rto

Yppa

ora

sjvgun horsa.

fiftich bvwara

h"va

",nd stora

abel

ni

skil m",n

Sjder burchf",m

navt

m^i

bl",ta folk allena.

twilif

Men

ne

h"va,

ne

th"t

thrja

akSren.

sokka, thSr

wfirar

Texland

et

ek burchf^m

burgum

tha

kjasa fon

th",t

By

tha

tha s6ken-

fond

nSthlik

vrlS,mth

svme

fon

j^rlikeshvndred

skilun

".nd

tex

bilywa hjara elle 16va long.

burch

hja vpper

"nd

orloch

tha

Fryas

wisdom,

bi thit butafara

th^r

send

16ra

hja

thSne

fon

kunst

thene

h",va.

burchw^rar

jonga

mannon

h^rmannon

Fon

fjardakny.

thjanesta skilun

thissa

6wa, fon

10.

tha

wertha

vpfolgathne

navt

fon

thrim

k6ra

honk

to

miigon

ne

FOLSTAE,

ADBLA

jeron

hjara sibtal n^jar sa

8. Aider

tha

alle

skilun

sjvguB,thach

thrvcli

ThI;EA

BOK

m^i

allena

m",n

for wSra

thrvch

j6va

to butafarar

ner

send.
14.

Ajder burch

hiri selva

mot

bidruppa "nd genera

",nd fon th"t d61

hjra "jn rondd^l

that

fon

th".t m",rk-

hju fon

jeld biirth.
15.

jande

Is th^r ",mman
"nd

nil-er

wertha, ",nd
sa

skil hi

dus

n6n

burchf^m, sa

mot

Forth

th",n

stem

br"-ngth-imby
mot-i

sjajefer

sSid,

vmbe
ne

navt

burgum

vppa
m6i-er
ni

n6n

na

hS,va,is

to

thjan-

burchhSr

al burchhSr

er

thju ^r vrljasa.
S,mman

Thesse

mot

navt,

Sahwersa

16.
6ne

k^ren

nM

tha

r^d
hi him
tha

g6rt fon

selva melde

moder,
by

tha fon

tha skrivwer,

burchmaster.

tha,t is
l^tsa,

6,k bisdken

th^re

th^ne

is fon kvada

h^lener.

tochtum.

Th6r

Is-er

god

28

THET

vndvath

tha

thju s6k

Is

17.

miner

thin

thin

moton
n^n

d6n

wrde.

ne

hjra birn,

vmb-er

Hit

tham

as

".nd
gr^testahjrar plichta,

vs

m6t-rik

rjuchtlikas^ke

6ne

thS-t betre

thkt
alra

sy

that

^n

mot

vnrjucht

man

hju

m^nte,
fon

to bate

"nd

kvma,

frStho

anhropen
tha

lind

gr^vetman

annen

sprSka til thju thSr

th6r m^nte

njvda th",t

S.nd

walda

si
hju thjiis6ke tvivelik,

fiudath

skalkhfid

nor

bilywa

hja by

mS,n

Therumbe

helpande.

utspr^k twisk

vmb-er
"nd

to

m6i

ne

tha moder

Fryas folk,sa

is thi

an

risa

navt

mot

is

Th"t

ther

19.

jeta sjvgun tjuga byw6sa.

th"t

m^i.

wSsa

th^r

alle s^kum

By

18.

bodon

formvda

Fryasland,

6lla

is-t vr-t

kvma:

thfir navt

miigon

ne

sa

thrg

kva

th",t er

state

6ne

vr

w^pna, "-nd sjvgun

simim

moder.

th^re

by

FOLSTAK.

ADELA

fon

selva

him

br"ngath him

w^rar

ThIIRA

BOK

den

thrvch-

wrde

thin

Mo.
Kvmth

20.

ich

hju

red,s4
nach

tham

bystonda

hju bystonda

jevane, wet

to

r6d

n6n

sa

nSn

hju thin

W6t

hja miigon

bruda, ind

biklagja,til thju

navt

rSd,

b^tre

is thin

r^d.
Heth

irge r6d j6ven ut kvada willa,sa

moder

en

hja d^jajeftaut

man

22.

Send

alsa mith
23.

hjra burchh^ra

hjraskild

thingja

wyka long.
vr

Stemth
navt

of l^ndum

dryva stoknaken

thin
mfideplichtich,

ind

dvath

mot
blit.
min

tham.

Is

thSr-vr

tha

thju moder

",nd w6t

r^d,sa miigon hja hinne

n6n

21.

hja

rSd

vmb

l^ta sjvgun degum,


hju wachtja

m^i

hjra selva
kva

hwa

tvivelik

ind

sprSka, is-t n^dich, 6n

Stemth

tha

halfdSl

twede
vnskildich,
min
ni

thin

dSja.

jeftablat formoda,s"i mot

alsa,si

sk
skildich,

si wacht
m^i

ind

min

min

twintich

halde

jeta en

min

fvl

min

jer.

hja skildich halda,

BOOK

THE

he

lay aside

shall
him

to the

If

17.

the

his

affair

that

her

between

towards

the
and

peace,

and

of

side

because

is her

the

in

take

that

remain

in order

incline

to maintain

man

should

for

advice,and

one

as

performing it.

she must

community,

it is better

care

judicialquestion

any

community

the

ceptions.
de-

any

important duty,

most

to decide

if it

twenty-one

must

help her

to

us

but

guard against

to

must

suffer

many.
If any

20.

prepared

she

all of

G-revetman

have

must

the mother

This

If she is called upon

19.

is

duty of

is,Frya's people,shall

possible.

it is the

than

order

all circumstances

as

shall present

he
district,

one

three witnesses

Friesland,he

children,that

temperate
and

of

than

witnesses,in

Under

warriors

sevea

only

concerns

less

not

affects the whole

18.

and

arms,

29

FOLLOWERS.

mother.

bring forward

additional

ADELA'S

OF

does

have

If

what

at

she
illwill,

must

then

immediately.
remain

must

is unable

given

have

killed

she

for

If

ing
wait-

advise,he

to

it is better

to

advice.

bad

shall

be

it

complaining,

all than

mother

do

advise,he

to

without

mother

must

if she

and

away
advice

no

21.

know

days

go

to the

comes

give it,she

to

not

seven

must

one

bad

driven

or

advice
of

out

out

the

of

land,

deprived of everything.
22.

If

her

be treated
23.

be

If her

considered

weeks.

wait

must

must

death.

similar

guiltis
and

If half the

declared

she

in

Burgtheeren

doubtful

debated,
votes

If

whole

year.

be

are

to

manner.

innocent.
a

accomplices,they

are

considered

are

or

only suspected,it

if necessary,

for

against her,

two-thirds

guilty,but

twenty-one

she

must

against her,

are

If the votes

must

are

may

then
not

be

she

the same,
be

put

to

30

THET

Sahwersa

24.

TH^RA

BOK

svme

m6ne

hja tMt

al

dva
acht

hjam

d6l alsa

blyd

nimman
mara

mith

hja hjafolgjawille,s^ miigon

that

ovir min

tMv

dwala

k"n

is w6ter

vpp-"th i, that

llwA.

efter

toghater m6i
3. Heth

hwa

N-is

wirv.

hi th6r

bilywa, s^

Tha

jeva.

fillmin

jongste

6. Ek

mot

nimman

that

skil

ne

rSda "nd
mSna

of

sa.

m6i

AUSna
him

en

Hfterd^l

en

fardel

ief hwa
th^t

After

en

jeven
tham

hemrik

en

njvda

mei

thorp

tha b^ma

to

bus

en

w"rf

en

j6wa

by sina

w",rf

as

by

sin bus

d^d

d6n

wrde.

heth

to

mfii sin

Ak

thorp that

th^t

mot

n"va,

that

h",va

alra ek

S,fter kvmmande

sina

n^i

sin del
n6n

",nd

bihof

bidongth

ind

skS,de navt

ne

muge.

wandelja.

Th^

m"n

ne

erva.

skil

thorp

grSva

7. Ek
to

wif S-nd wil

en

hemrik.

tha

mei

th6r

minth.

hjam bus ind

vmb

gongon

him

mS,n

god bald, til thju tha


lyda

thorp

ek

wrde.

bvwat

mot-S,t

sa

mot

sa

as

uima.

wither

thene

svn

nimth,

fon

nitha, sa

mena

frejaS,nd

kesa

jeftmS,n

rondd^l.

en

sinra

wif

wif

mannalik

5. AUera

land

jefth.

ella th"t Wr.alda

bjada th^r hju

other

en

Th6rvmbe

b"rn.

wysa

hjra helddrvnk

en

bijonkathS,t not
bus

m^i-t

ther n6n

Is-er n6i

4.

elike

",nd vp

mannalik

AUera

2.

del.

rjuchteh8,va,alsa blyd vpp-it

elika

hja ^k

moton

send

bixn

frya

achtiane,til thju th",t

tlia,tminra

sa

M^NA

1. AUe

to

^nd

hava

a,nd tilbara

driwande

hjara

hja

tham

send

thrimna

th"t

among

alsa s6r vnskildich

FOLSTAE.

ADBLA

buta

en

AUe-t

th^ra
w6ta

nitha.

mS,rk
6ra

ne

thes

hava

l"nd

m^i

to

skil

nimman

k"p
bvw

",nd to

S,nd wald

navt

waldgr^va,hwand

Th^rvmbe

ne

m6i

vrkap iefta

nimman

buta
fS,lla,
tha

walda

th^r

bilyva.
m^na

send
m"ster

BOOK

THE

and

dead

the

her, they

with

away

stock,and

majoritymay

be wrong

have

be the
well

as

Universal
1. All free-born

have

men

equalrightson

has

and

for her wish

less
the

as

all their live

considered,since
minority.

Law.

equal,wherefore

are
sea

voted

depart with

may

shall not

31

FOLEOWERS.

of the one-third Who

24. If any
to go

ADELA'B

OF

land,and

on

they

all

must

all that Wr-alda

given.
Every

2.
every

man

woman

seek

may

may

bestow

man

takes

wife

the
her

of

hand

on

his

choice,and

him

whom

she

and

yard

loves.
When

3.

be

given

If there

him.

to

wife, a house

is none,

be built

must

one

must

for him,
4. If he has

taken

remain,they

to

the free
5. To

his house.
still less

No

service.
son

inherit

the

good, and
it is

kept

given

in

wishes

likewise

there,and

chief

he has

be

after him

it,but

pieceof

possess

that

good order, so

behind

house,

performedsome

given,and

the

it returns

to

public
youngest

the

for the

common

villageshall

of the

land

land in front of his

it may

case

Every villageshall

6.

house

shall have

man

In such

may

be

must

enclosure,unless

an

and
village,

common.

man

every

give him

must

of the

use

wife in another

take

general
that

care

posterityshall

munity.
com-

find

it

uninjured.
7.
rest

Every villageshall
of the land

shall fell trees


without

the

be for

shall

without

the

knowledge

generalproperty,and

have

no

market-place.

tillageand

consent

of the

of the forester
man

can

forest.

All the
No

community,

for the forests

appropriatethem.

one

oi
are

32

As

8.

m"rkjeld

Ak

lath*

wertha

ne

Thi

10.

helpar,fif d61a
fjvwer dfila ;

thSr

keria,kvmath
to

merthe

kSren

tha,t ^Ue

in-vr

wrde

navt

kvma,

sk"t to

navt

famna

plichthjam

til

l^nd,

wo-

nim-

thjn hja

h",vath

soka

garja skolde hja ella vrrSda,


",nd tho tha

folk,thjvmoder, hjarasibben

that

ni

miigon

ampt, hwand

to eng

gyra-likhirte,vmbe

ne

is-t th^ra

sa

svm,

makjana

kanb^r

en

to ma.rka

Th6ra, tham

11.

moder
thjn gfi.

a,rma, th",t is thfira

tha

sinum

miige, fiftich d61a.

ni

ni kunna

w"rka

navt

tham

d^la

thorp tian

thit

dM

gn

thju folkesmoder

of hiira

th6r

grSvnm skil

rjuchtertian d^la, ".nd

ma,rk

d61a; th6ne

twintich

to d^lande.

d61un
sinum

mit

grSvetman

vrsel-

Sr

skat navt

m^rk

fon

ner

god.

hvndred

far thfire jold^i,


an

inhfimar

sa

dSlath wrde, thijadggan


j^rlikes

mot
ma,rkjeld

AUe-t

9.

ni nimma

mar

tha

fon

tha

m6i

ne

tha,t 6ra

as

thorp navt

skat, hor

tha

t6rli6mande.

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

tMt

mSi

ne

tlia tillifted^l fon


tha

TH^RA

BOK

THET

lesta

hjara

selva.

vrdSren
'

tar

b"rta-l^nd,mit

orloch,vr

HYK
1. Ek

selva

ia,ndw6r

altham

k^mon

setma

THEE

mot-a

l^tha

jefthafyanda

ThIIRUT

bikvma
forsinna,

Do

m"rkskat

vverd in

to

r^wane,

kSninggar

flWA

wS.pne as-er

uta

wi "k nfen

kemon

hSrmanna
"nd

vnder-ne

nw

nSdon

tha

FOLGATH

Fryas

that

",nd h^inda

setma

611e land.

algadurinvr hjara

th^rvmbe
f6r-of,
send

mS-rk-rjuch-

thene
invr-et

noma

ald-Mnd

vrdrfiven

fon

mot

folk m6st

noma

thus

wSron

orloch,tha hja
tha, kem-er

him

Findas

tyda h6madon

l^ith; hja

kera

hfel god, sa

vr

fjajeftha
sjvcht-siak

that-er

kvg

S,nd tha famna

wera

6ra

moders
s6

vrsellath

wer

him
In

alsa

Is thgr ",mman

12.

k^mon

TAVLIKT

w6ra

6wa.

SEND.

mith

lind ha,ndt6ra

goederen betaald.

S.nd

m^i.

aldul-

BOOK

THE

8. The

market

the value

of the

portion taken
other

adela's

or

charges shall
goods

for the

either

33

followees.

not

exceed

to natives

charges shall

of
The

strangers.

or

he

not

one-twelfth

sold

before

the

goods.

9. All

the market

hundred

parts three days before


The

10.

receiptsmust

Grevetman

and

parts; the keeper of


five; the
ten, and

Volksmoeder
the poor

There

11.

If any

make

and

should

take

twenty

four, the village


fiftyparts.

in the market.

the

the whole

be chosen

not

may

midwife

usurers

through

his assistants

and

shall have

it will be

come,

shall

ten,

the

yearlyinto

Juul-day.

council

market

infirm
no

the

his

one,

shall be

it known

people

the

be divided

duty

of the maidens

land, in

for any

order

that

because
office,

to

such

they

are

hard-hearted.
For
the

the

sake

of

people, the

their

betray everybody
"

relations,and

nearest

even

selves.

own

If any

12.

their

mother,

would

they

money

should

man

attempt

to sell diseased

cattle

or

damaged goods for sound,the market-keeper shall expelhim,


the maidens

and
In

early

their

native

they
then

we

had
For

Hekb
1.

They

Every Frisian

weapons

as

he

can

The

togetheria

Aldland,
and

we

and

had

is
no
as

now

wars.

bers,
rob-

necessity of defending ourselves,and


wars.

established regulations,and

were

regulationscame

the

lived

hitherwards,and appeared

armies,kings, and

follow

Finns

thus far away,

were

the

arose

through the country.

called

was

driven

were

him

all the

which

land,

all this there

of the

proclaim

almost

times

submerged.
When

shall

Laws

fixed laws.

weee

which

resist the

must

procure,
market

out

thus

assailants

invent, and

dues

were

established.

paid in

use.

kind.

with

such

34

2. Is

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

jer,

red

sjvgunde

tlia

mot-i

sa

vmbe

Mr-tid

sin

fon

miste

twilif

boi

en

TH^RA

BOK

THET

mith-a

werthande

to

d6i

"w".pne.
Is hi

3.

bikvmen,

Is hi thre

to

tha

Buta

k^ning

8. Annen

mSi

kening bilywa, til thju hi


10. Is thi

sibba ak n^i th6re

sina

11.

Is-er

sturven,
tha

sa

m6i

k^ren

wertha.

fyand fallen,sa

thene

jer

m^i.

ne

hi wither

mei

thr^

as

miigon

thinga.
ofgvngen jeftha binna

tid

n6n

wither k6ren

sibba

th^r-im
vpfolja,

him

sin tid
nfiiar sy

fjardekny.
Thera

12.

kunnath

tham

navt

eth nfine

mitha

strida

indwis

forsinna

kening wS.pne to

sin

mot

ne

sa

sin

vppa

6re

wrde.

Idnger

biklywa

navt

thruch

kening

ni

navt

sjvgun jSrrest,sa

Heth-i

9.

herman

en

fryas vM.

S-nd n^i

ne

k^ren

alle ambtmanna

kSning miigon

rjuchtdva

wertha, tham

h6Ipa

wertha.

ovir k^ren

j6r mot-er

6. AUe

hi

mSi

to ak

kjasane, th6r

to

jefthakSning

hi

kjasane.

sjvgun j^r kjasar,sa

5. Is hwa

m6i

"nd

j6r wSrar, sa w"rth-i burch-hSr

hawed-manna

h^lpa sin

7.

"-nd hi warth

w"pne

sl^gen.

to w^rar

4.

him

jeve mka

sa

S.nd

wS.pen wSsa

w".pne

an

hjara handa

bilywa, th^rvmbe

hantSra

an

tha strid.

ne

ne

focht-

Sin wisdom

thju Ijaftesinra k",mpona mot

sin

skyld wesa.

HyR

send

THA

TH^RB

RjUCHTA

MoDER

TH:^RA

AND

KfiNINGQAE.

1.
n6i
manna

Sahwersa
tha

or

loch

kumth,

kening, thi kening


vmbe

2. Tha

send
send

tha
bodon

moder
n6i

hira bodon
tha

land-w6r.

grSvetmanna hropath alle burch-hfira

S,nd birSdath

gr^vet-

ho fSlo

manna

hja skilun stjura.

et

sSmue

36

THET

Alle bisluta thSra

3.

thfirmitha

thju w6ra

Is

thr^

Thissa

burch-hera

senda,

til

stridande

thi

Nis

9. Nis

im

dSn

sina

awet

reda

navt, sk

m6i

mot

mi,n

dva

mot

min

hi

th^r

sa

kening

navt

vppet pat,s4

of tham-is
n^n

folgaralont

havedman,

th^r n^n

si

tha

lesta.
hwa.

kjase m"n

tid,si w",rpahi

him

sin fol-

to havedman

thSr-

-weldich f^leth.
Heth

11.

sina

gon
thene

thene

kening

after kvmande

hus

grat that
sine hus

hi fon

hlapa,6r
jongstesvn

jongste,than

HtR

send

ThS,t
sidum
hi

m6i

skil m",n

tha

RjuCHTA
TO

1.

Sahwersa

an

th^r 6wa

mei

erv

ofslagen,si

en

st^d

thS,t
that

tr^dun

erva, "fte tham

wither

ALLEE

wgsa
ut

utsa

of

kvmth.

rena

god

pMk

en

rond-del

sjvgun hvndred
sina

mii-

bjara 4jnefora;wil

vnbibvwade

vppen

erv.

alle

mei

Sin

12.

",nd

fresalik folk

en

sin n4ma",fter

kgning,sS, m6i-er

kjasa to

is

moder

bith.

wesa

Nis

10.

ind

stem.

nei th6re

fyand vnwarlinga,thin

thene

h^rich

gar

dva

immerthe

-vi^vih,
Fryas redjevinga.

jeftha with

kening

kening

8.

mith

sitta svnder

miige jef thSr

w^ta

6wa

Kvmlh-ene

thene

allSna

vnderstonda.

navt

7.

thene

moton

d^jalikisbodon

moton

with-a

th^r

forana

moder

thSre

thju hju

6. Wil

r^da, thach

to

fon

burch-hera

th"t

etsgmne,

a,nd

ha

kening

thi,n hoft thi

kimp,

havedmanna

sinum

fr^to

forma

that

far

m",n

mot

bisluta

alle

alsa.

kening
5.

gaderjaand j6fthet gulfon

middeltal

is th"t

dnetal, th"t

senden

n^i thSre moder

tjugum.

16th alle bisluta

moder

Thju

4.

ring

moton

",nd

bodon

mith

wertha

rOLSTAE.

ADELA

TH:1EKA

BOK

tham-

nimma.

FeYAS

VMBE

SiKUR

WiSANDE,
vrwrocht

wrde

jefta n^ja

setma

BOOK

THE

3. All
mother

resolutions must

the

by

4. The

mother

them,

must

be

with

in the

king

he

opposes,

7. If

an

be

is

leader

no

is

time

no

the

king's

if he

wishes,

for

house

and
so

him

takes

according to rank.

the

the

His

youngest

after
an

one

may

come

in

all

The

own.

piece of ground

shall

shall

his

enemy,

their

open

ground

there

that

boundary

to

be chosen.

must

dangerous

name

choose

ground;
large

to

next

capableof leading.

his

may,

steps

is done

his council

which

choose, any

to

conquered

has

king

be

dailyreports

it.

present,one

take

may

present,

nothing

sure

anything

in succession

on

king

send

present, the

feels himself

who

be

unexpectedly,then

may

and

people

Frya.

persistin

successors

the

as

must

must

be

may

to do

is not

so

If there

If

of

appears

king

9. If there

11.

well

as

decides

and

obeyed.

and

command,

citizens

they

wishes

enemy

8. If the

forward

king

of the mother

These

not

may

must

10.

citizens

the counsels

If the

orders

all the resolutions

this the

that

mother,

contrary to
6.

to the

sent

the king consults only his superior


field,

voice.

any

the

be

immediately

satisfied.

but three
officers,

to

37

FOLLOWERS.

witnesses.

considers

and

5. When

without

and

messengers

upon

ADELA'S

OF

be

be

seven

directions

enclosed,
hundred
from

the

that

son's

to the

munity.
com-

house.
12.

youngest

Heke

son

are

after him

the

Rules
OF

1.

Whenever

new

may

son

then

inherit

it shall return

established
all

laws

this,and

for

the

Security

Frisians.

are

made

or

new

regulations

38

THET

tavlikt,alsa

mot-et

b^ta

fon

ner

fon

mfina

by

st"ta, nach

fon

"nd

th^r

that

tha

that

awet

husa

wrde

thene

homljat

fyand,tha

that
sin

helpa vrljasavmbe

enkel

is al-et folk

th"t

m^nta,

to

slachta,

enkeldera

sy-et thrvch

m^na

nammer

men

h^lene; th6r vmbe

to

skil

s6ka

m^na

et sy,

ach

ek

wither

that

to s^mne

tha

fon

orlocli kvmt

r^dum,

skSn,

nitlia

her
inS.niiiska,

enkeldera

jefthaskepa, hok

folstar.

adbla

m6na

to

enkeldera

Saliwersa

2.

th:^ra

BOK

nS,mman

",jngod

to

bihaldane.
3.

that

vrth^jan,",nd

Is orloch

hja

longer w"rka

navt

mSntehjam

send

tha ferstnm

vnderhalda,by

Send

th^r w^dvon

vnderhalda

ak

vpp-ira skildum
5. Send

thgr

b"k, B"

to

hja

writa

fry Ifiten

machton

thene

hjam f6r

mS-n

mot

thi

hjara slachtha

thrvch

svm

w6sa

miigon hja hjara lofta

by

hjarart"ta

to 6rane.

thit

",nd kvmath

kUmp

of

loftum

arge
ni

navt

hja

min

mot

n^ma

fyand fat

fon

m6na

hja foranato

achon

kfimon, s^

miigon

svna

tha

mot

s^

hjam.

6ra

",nd w^son

S,nd tha

alsa vrderen

svm,

miigon,

ne

sittana,til thju tha jiigedskil


4.

th^r

halda

hja

fora,hwand

S,nd than

a,nd

ne

^rlik

toch

bilywa.
6. Jef
anda

h6d

ma.n

thrvch

Mrth

fi^mna

tha

"nd

swetsar

th6r

rjucht that

thju

wi

th",t mith

"tha

thefmgta

rnorth-dedun

willon
m",n

16t m",n

",nd

wel-

frjunda

Skriftun.
is

^nrnan

birawath,

Bwetnata

djap

frya sSde.

vsa

til

Minnos

manggrtha Bka,nth,hok
vsa

dva,

tham

fyandun.

Ut
Sahwersa

hja

hja i,ftern^i hl^pa, s^

fori 16tha

winna

fyanda fata,s4 br",ngemon

w^i, m",n

landa

7. Let

selwa

wi

thene

th"t-et

that

dvat
sy,

wroken

d^der

kvg that

fatath

th"t

husa

a,rg

an

vsa

barnth,

h",va, sk
",nd

hi

sy,

"nd

is

th"t

hjara ajn-

BOOK

THE

establislied,
they
for individual

be for the

must

in time

destroyed,either by
it

At

the

maintained

honour

If there

or

be

not

no

his

own

are

of precaution,

the

on

one

people

neglect

may

to

the

interest.
if

war,

be unable

order

houses

or

matter

assessed

that

of

ships

as

and

that

the

any

men

are

work, they

to

public expense,

widows

are

at the

the

inscribe

shall have
young

so

shall

be

the best
learn

may

to

and

public

orphans, they shall likewise


expense

of their fathers

names

;
on

and

the

sons

may

their shields for the

of their families.

honour

have

who

If any
must

be

may

have

obtained

"promises,and

taken

prisonersshould return,

thus

the

because

camp,

their

libertyby making

.they

may

avoid

they

treacherous

keeping

their

mises
pro-

forfeitingtheir honour.

without

be taken

enemies

If any

been

kept separatefrom

they

6.

so

to

as

at the

maintained

5.

and

them.

4.
be

enemy

conclusion

in
festivals,

at

good,

common

either

war

to preserve

severelywounded
seats

the

good again,

general welfare
3.

of

general levy shall

39

FOLLOWERS.

advantage.

2. Whenever

make

ADELA'S

OF

to the interior

prisoners,they must

of the country, that

they

learn

may

be sent
our

free

customs.
7. If

with
make

they

afterwards

are

the

by

kindness

free, it
in

maidens,
and

comrades

them

set

must

order

that

be

done

we

may

of haters

friends,instead

and

enemies.

Minno's

From

If any

murder,

one

arson, rape,

state, and
the

be

should
or

our

culpritshall

so

any

wicked
other

people
be

Writings.

put

as

to commit

neighbouring
inflict punishment,

crime,upon
wish
to

to

death

robbery,

in

the

presence

40

THET

THflRA

BOK

warda

til thju th^r vr


d^jath,
vnskeldigaskolde bota

tha

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

orloch

nen

sbeldiga. Willath

fori tha

thju wreka ofkapjaleta,sk

him

sin lif bihaldaleta

^nd

man

that

is then bona

wi

th"t kwad
Forth

ta bona

beterjamen

hi

eren",ma

en

vppa

miigon sina sibba thi

ne

vmbe

that hi

llwA

n",ma

StJURAE.

FAEA

StJUEAR

moton

ethelun,sk

fora.

16nger ne

navt

mei

sin straf ha.

skeld fon sina

Ther-

ovira seda thSra 6thera.

sibba svrg skil h"va

ene

wS.ka, s"

mot

mot

sine

hja

kSning,grevetman,

en

seda

ovira

th".t-et sy, tham

hwa

greva

Thach

d4ja.

kvme, werthrvch

ne

IS

TH^RA

E^ENOMA

THI

BUTAFARAR.
Alle
flinka

fryas svna

kn^pa hjara self

S,nd thisse

3. Tha
tha

mente

th^r

by

4.

mSi

ne

Tha

2.

ther-et

nit

melda

keren

Jef man

god

and

h^reth

er

is,s4 miigon hja en


thene

kening him

ther Mte

stjurarther

of

witkening twilf

thrvch

miigon

skip-isfolk

twa

ek

6ra nimma

and

thrimene

en

sin ther

hava,'al thus

dela,thi

skolt

by

midlosta

del.
ek

kvmon

Tha
en

bata,s^

hja to

sjugundela,

thrg

dela,that

jongste prentar

half-d^l and

moton

delande,thi

to

nacht

dela,thi skiprun ek
en

kening 4rg jefta

self biklagja
by tha 61derm6n.

to honk

mon-is

ek

thrimnath,tha

wertha

stjurarne

reis bifinth that thene

vppe

bdtmonna

tha

sted is.

nen

noma.

binomath

and

tha 61derm6n

by

that

wara
ofwisa,

miigon 411e

hava.

stem

nen

5. Kvmth

6ra

butaf^rar

as

moton
k",pljvd

bak, s", m6i

tha

him

rjuchta,thSrvmb

stjurarmiigon hjara ijn m^strun

vnbikvmmen

tha

h",va lika

tha

ek

en

61desta ek

twednath.

en

6.

Sin ther

svme

far

hjaralif,ak

by

huslika

vrlameth,s"

mot-a

mena

hja fdrana sitta by tha


f"rsta,
j4 by alle fersta.

moton

Stjurar,van

hier de

naam

mente
mena

Stnrii by Plinius.

njvda
fgrsta,

BOOK

THE

of the

in
offended,

order

suffer for the

innocent

ADELA'S

OF

that

no

guilty.

41

FOLLOWERS.

war

arise,and

may

the

If the offended will spare

his life and

foregotheir revenge, it may be permitted. If


the culprit
should be a king, Grevetman, or other person
in authority,
must
make
but he must
we
good his fault,
be

punished.
If he

bears

his shield

on

his kinsmen
forefathers,
that every

man

Laws

Navigatoris
1. All

youth
who

shall

look

may

have

2.

The

navigatorsmay

3.

The

traders

make

of his relatives.

foreignvoyages.
the

Olderman,

there is any

long as

choose their
be

every stalwart

navigatorto

chosen

the

vacancy.

masters.

own

and

they belong,and

to which

community

conduct

equal rights,and

as

must

it,in order

Navigators.

as

him

refuse

not

the

of his

name

longer wear

the titleof those mho

offer himself

may

honourable

no

after

the

fok

Frya's sons

may

the

named

by

the

have
navigators

voice in their election.

no

4. If

during

it is found

voyage

incompetent, another

or

home

the return

may

make

he may

be

put

his

that the
in his

king is bad

place,and

complaintto

on

the Older-

man.

5.

fleet returns

If the

divide

one-third

among

with

the
profits,

themselves

in

sailors may

the

following

boatswains

the admiral
seven,
king twelve portions,
the captainsthree,and
each two portions,

rest of the

crew

manner

The

one-third of

each, and

one

part;

portion,the

the

second

the

youngest boys each


boys half a portion

boys two-thirds of a portioneach.


be maintained
have been disabled,they must

the eldest

6. If any
at the

each

the

publicexpense,

and

honoured

in the

same

Sturii in

Pliny.

way

the soldiers.

from
StjuroA-,

this is derived the word

as

42

THBT

hjarad^l

tha

Sahwersa

en

f^ra heste

Jef

m^^nte

im

that

jon

n^i

sina

fl"te to

en

erva

en

sjugun mannis
to

to

wjande,mar

ISng.

rSth,moton

tha

rfidar

hus

nach

S,nd fer wif i,nd b",rn.

liftochtun

miigon sin frinndnn

et betera

sina

bilyva Mva

w^dve

6re

a,nd irm

is,S.nd

wertha.

Nil

stjurarof

en

erv, st mot

tha

stSn

fryadulf en

hira

hja for

th",n mot

12.

fora.

moton

sin brud

mli

forsSith,s^

aska vmbe

njvda

felth,sa miigon

kase

6nre

prentara*forfaren,sa

hi

10. Was

11.

hja an

thju

dSl hiva.

61 mannis

sa

sin

s" mot

kvmen,

hjarar t^ta vppira skeldun

thi n6ma

9. Sin th6r

d^lun

fon

a.nd w^son

w^dven

hja vnderhaldaj

svna

hjaranfistun

s^ motou

erva.

8. Sin th^r
mSnte

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

vmkume,

tocht

Sin thfir vppa

7.

THi^BA

BOK

hem

thju m^nte
thene

sin friunda

that

nach

hus

nen

",nd

n^ma

tus

st"t,wara

hy

hi heth

erv,
mot

b"ta

weigerja.

SMa

NeTLIKA

Minno
tha

An

was

Lindawrda,

Sahwersa
that

nillath

to

6wa

jeven.

nSi

sin

witherf"ra

al

to

swethnata

vsa

hja th"t

navt

is n6i

That

vnthandana

d^l 14nd

en

s"ka, tha

to

spr^ka,
*

vmbe

vs

dva, than

an

tha

th",t luk

heth

hi

h^ve

jefthawStir,

mot

that
mS,n

k",pto fr"ja,

hja that

S,nd-et skolde

Frya-his tex

th^r

enga

is b",rn

bihalda

vnrjuchtw6sa

that.

Sahwersa
vr

ne

Hi

sterva.

focht-et
sa
god tolikt,

vs

l^ta.

heth-i

to LindahSm

umbe

noten

4nd

Minnos.

s^k^ning,sjanerland wisgyrich.

aide

en

Kretar

N]|lL:feTNESkeiftum

UT-A

sa

swethnata

]4nd,

vr

ach

Prentar,nog

et

man

op

and

th"t

Texel

eeu

t Minno, Miiios (de oiade).

kyva

semna

hja

r^der

vs

",nd

fr^jaen

sana

ordfil

"fterw6jato lltane,

leerling.
(stu'U'rman")

44

THET

tach

sa

S,nd

BOK

tMv

ovir hini

stew

ach

mot

sa

erlik

tMt

man

"nd

ovir

kvme

land

min

wi

vnj^rich

thi to w"ran-

at"Ua, til

stridande

s6ka

vr

is

svn

wild-ik

aid,nw

weigarja, til thju

miige

ne

s^ith,min

mi

most-v

orloch,nw

hkr

a,nd

",nd ik bin

that

man

kvmth

6ra

vnbikvmmen,

a,nd

ik
s^itli,

a,nd

hwa

helpa ; jefthaen

ne

kan,

ne

dva.
rjuchtf^rdicli

Kvmth

sa

buta

thSr navt

man

folstae.

adela

th:era

hi

j6rich sy,

nawt

an

with

vsa

twist

frya

e^dum.
Sahwersa
m^rk

warth-er

bistonda

nimman

k4pja

m",rk-beten

fon

sahwersa-r

Thus,

jefthamith-e
gfi.,
to

hrop
krg

st^ne

th",t to

k"pljud k^ren

wrde

vmbe

wr-a

f4rane,sa

to

f^mna.

Berth-et
tha

ut

vral mith

^rane

jeftha fSr,",nd
afsk^n wy

b6rth-et

brothar
wi

ange

ethla

jiigedh"v

after h",v ik
vr

tha

"Wr.alda
invr

al

6wa

folk

haste

Mi

vmbe

nimmer

ik

ik wel

Frya

merka

to

an

goda

en

that-er

en

tha

agon

til thjuvsa

nfi.ma

finda,sy-ethSinde
vs

16t dvath

to

to

fr^tho

jeftha

sl^na,hwand
half-

willa,vsa

minachtja nach
6nis

mort

often tanked

wfi,na that

ba,nda thera

overa
vr

hjra tex, ",nd

vsa

th^r thfirnSi tavlikt send.

jeftha Alfoder

f61o landa
hwa

is.

th",tbeterja,

mSn

m"rkt

th"t-et

to dvande
vs

mot

sa

kvmen

aldulkera

to min

navt

skil

ne

send.

In min

6wa,

miigon

ne

",nd

tha

binomath.

mith

wy

ella agon

alMna

man

banna,

vrlandiska

vppen

st, agon
bist^lleth,

d^n

of I4ndum

skil wertha

sa

Ijudbitroghawil,sa

misd^dar

vs

ach

tyge by tyge ki,nth

m",n

",nd thene

jefwir

b"k,
sa-r

Het-i-t-al

Men

th",n to

trvch

bruda

werane.

ora

m^kad

kanbSr

hinne

sy, tham

m6ng

man

bidroght,sa

mei

tha

by

"nd

toMt-

vppa

i,nd hi

Kvmth-er

him, hy

Mt

tham

kjasane

kapman

to Almanland

et Sle land.

invr

vrlandisk

en

tha

Wyringga

et

f",mna

thSr kvmth

a,nd

sjan hk,

sea

bin

heth

h",v ik
ik

mi
omme

Mo

j^ren jSven,
ftrexx

vrtjiigadthat

",nd

wi

nSi

allSna

BOOK

THE

ADELA's

OF

it, it

must

and

says,

comes

and

says,

incompetent,and

I am'

they

insist upon

45

FOLLOWBES.

be

done

and

honourably

justly.
If any
me;

one

another

or

and

comes

guardian, and
is of age,
not

My

of

disputes about

infant

an

his

be

to

you

property until

my

refuse

to

is

son

help

must

you

I wish

old, so

charge

it is proper
into

come

take

to

at war,

am

order

in

that

may

we

foreignto

matters

he

free

our

customs.

Whenever

and

Wyringen

at

foreigntrader

fined, and

be
maidens

should

must

return

He

of

as

the

sail with

to

back,

come

he

traders

Whenever
or

whole

throughoutthe

If he

should

have

the

and

good,
in

no

order

that

to go

to

tradingstations,

must

be

well known

fleets,
they

and

the maidens.
should

man

by

be

name

be
to

cheat, it

culpritmust

chance

bound

are

committed

our

him.

deal with

must

one

try to cheat,the others

If he

the

published by

be

country.

chosen

are

If,however, a bad

mediately
im-

must

came.

good reputationwith

should

it must

markets

open

cheats,he

if he

Almanland,

the

to

comes

be made

must

land

the

everywhere held

be

may

him.

remoye

from

banished

and

chosen

in

honour.
If

should

we

distant

or

though

we

be ill-treated in

near,

be

desire to

neighbours underrate
In

youth I

my

us

often

laws, but afterwards


and

it.

upon
and

forefathers

our

Wr-alda

have

think

or

grumbled

at

am

we

them

let

not

are

for
our

afraid.

strictness of the

the

thank

Frya for

which

has
many

over

that

laws

Alvader

seen,

to

must

we

peace,

for the

travelled

after all that I have

at

I learned

or

foreignmarket, whether

immediately attack

must

we

they

given me
lands

convinced

her

Tex

established

many

and
that

years,

seas,
we

and

alone

46

THET

Alfoder

trvch

mfii nto

ne

th:6ka

BOK

utforkSren

6wa

adela

Lydas folk

to hivande.

send,6wa

mSikjande ni

to

folstae.

to

hS,ldande,hja send

dvm

a,nd -wild th^rto.

men

hja send gyrich,hS,chf"rande,


falsk,vnkus

F6I0

sjochticb. Poga

blfisath

gath

krupa.

than

nawet

hja ne

dvath

nawet

hja bogath
et kwM

wenna

fon-a

hjaramod

an

a.nd

and

",nd tham

alsanaka

hjagod

selva nil nimman

jet-enora

sin

and

sljuchtas

owers

vrstoren

that leith

trvch
thSrvm

word

et

sin

Fryas

Wr.aldas
be skil

heth

mi,n

6vin

vs

w^ta

hwat

send

vmbe

that thrvch

wSter-lik

stornewind

nen

61ik

rjucht

hjara

wil sedsa

vpbrocht send.

tiwa,
seit ak, aiik

Ak
;

is-

rjucht

jefthaawet

vrstoren,sa warth-et vn6wa,

nygt 6vg vmbe


alsa
fonselvhSd,

wither 6wa
tha

to

nygung

to

bern

leith. Thessa

g^st, vsa

tUr
foders,

hju vs

gvg biklywa. j^wa is

tk

kvmth

thfir bi aller m"nniska

misd^dich

w6ter

al-

is to fr^n vmbe

that
birjuchtande,

fast,

vmb-

bonden

other

en

fon 6rum
navt

folk,

th^rtrvch

hja weldich

to

vnder

tha 6ro moton

6wa

Thervmbe

ind

hwgrtrhvch

is. Warth

an

in

an

w6ter

vnrjucht,mem

frydom

drywet. Thkt

roka

m^kja

theran

krSjathkSning ",nd

and

mii-

ne

Findas

ek wil setma

th"t sSit setma

4jne d^da

er

gwa

prenth send, til thjuhjamiige

vnrjuchtsy

hja

is th"t

vnderwurpen w6sa, til

setel

mort-

vrslynathal wat

g^st that lestigoste


sy

hone

Ewa

Igrth,

ind

al tham

s^ka to nomande.

m^na

sega

goda

men

sin weld

an

th6r-im
an

Lik

Thfira hwam-his

sterik,tham-his

Und

ind

vppa,

enoch,

sn6d

send

hropath w"rk, w",rk,a,nd

Forska

hja stolon

ovir

to werane,

w6sa.

hjara selva

kvmath,

immer

Findas

hippa ",nd kluchtm",kja. Tha

as

hropathspar, sp^r,men
hjara snavela

slachta

to

nygung
in

werthande.

rjuchtand
havath

wi

Fryas bern bogth,


"k thet 6ra

sinnebyldfon Wr.aldas g^st,thSr gvg rjuchtand vnforstoren


bilywath,afskSn-et an lichSme arg to g^it. Eiwa and vnforstoren
send

tha marka

thera

wisdom

and

rjuchtf^rdichhed

BOOK

THE

chosen

are

by Alvader

neither make

laws

uncivilised.

Many

and

The

toad

and

spare

laws.

like

Lyda's people can

Finda.

stupid and

too

are

They

clever

are

moral,
rapacious,haughty, false,im-

too

are

47

FOLLOWEKS.

obey them, they

himself

"

out, but he
"

work

Work,

himself

but

have

are

blows

make
"

bloodthirsty.

frog cries

hop

ADELA

to

nor

enough, but they


The

OF

but

do

can

The

ridiculous.

he steals and

he

only crawl.

can

nothing
"

cries

raven

but

Spare,

everything that he gets

wastes

into his beak.


Finda's
deal

people

about

make

making

these.
and

good laws,

They
ievery

crafty crows
submit

the

over

him,

to

himself.

them

to

tries

others, and

till another

the

is

most

make

to

to

wish

not

them
off his

drives him

who

comes

wishes

does

Whoever

great

say

one

but

regulationsagainstmisconduct,
submit

to

just like

are

perch.
The

have

men
"

"

word

Eva

learned
"

what

rightand

sacred
"

to say

in

man

those

for

use, therefore

common

Evin."

order

is wrong,

deeds and

own

is too

that sentiment

means

breast of every

his

"

Eva

and

which
that

he

is

is,if he

that
"

"

stirred

by

breath

of wind.

troubled,uneven,

becomes

has

what

always

has

has

is

judge
been

also another

water

If the water

but it

in the

he is able to

Eva
properlybrought up.
smooth, like
meaning; that is,tranquil,
and

well

know

may

by which

of others

implanted

that is not

is disturbed
a

it

tendencyto

That
is its nature,just
tranquilcondition.
the inclination towards
justiceand freedom exists in
as
the
from
derive this disposition
We
Frya's children.
return

to its

spiritof

our

father

Wr-alda, which

speaks stronglyin

Eternity
Frya's children,and will eternallyremain so.
is another
symbol of Wr-alda, who remains always just
and

unchangeable.

Eternal

and

unalterable

are

the

signswisdom

and

rec-

'

48

THET

THtRA

BOK

FOLSTAK.

ADELA

ther fon alia frfimo m"nniska

socht "nd trvch alia

biseten

tha

wrden

domar

m^kja,ther

hwervr

dSn,

nen

acht bilidsa

ga,stan

kvma.

dvath

Ne

rist ther twist and

",nd

m"n

vrda,ren

dvande

send

kMppath hja slftvona

Tha

god

Nyhellenia

seten

minade

tham

burch

bosm,

hw"t

rjucht ",nd frydom,


elik

an

nawet,

tha

minniste
than

men

ik

urven

h"v

ik

ik

rawande,

to

to vrdva

hja to
ther

mina
is

h"v
tham

S.nd to tha

hete,

met

h",rde

even

forsta "nd

svme

of

hwer

ik

dreg

erva

hjra
om

wisdom,

Ijafde vr

vrleren, alsa

ben

jev ik

red

jvvar slavonena.

skold

h4va

frejonMin-erva

lejon. Nyhellenia andere,

in mina

nidige folk

Sjn nfime Min-erva

kemon

knd

to

Minnos.

fon hira

Sjn folk,tha

vs

presteravppe-ra
erva

Skeifta

wi

jahwelikesfrya hals.

om

S,nd tha Krekalander

was

as

banda

stata,

homljath

ella

Dahwila

dvmhed.

hjara falska presterum jvw

Ut-a

",nd

tha m^nniska

jvwa toghatera to ska.ndane,jvwa seda


lesta

Mikant

alsa
vnrjucht,

skadaue, kvmth-et

to

Wr.aldas

nS,mmer

rjucht men

nen

Men,

ekkorum

mith

Findas

ordel

orloch, hwerthrvch

wirth.

mgna

ene

sin ther

tha

vs

twispalt
emong

sprut inlandiska

therut

skil

ne

kwad

to birjuchrjuchtf^rdich

ella

over

to dvande

tande, althus
ne

vmbe

keth

Ts

nei

achatk

ewa

mkn

mot

send, sa

thgr ordelth m",n

moton

Is ther eng

to kethande.

tavlikt

ewa

nei thisse

m"nniska;

rjuchterahjara ordelut

tha

thus setmaand

mlinniska

sa
god bilywa ^nd allerweikes,

alan

to fara alle

hjaelikwesa

nt

Willath

mot.

rjuclitera

Nw

vrk4pja tham,

Tha

ik
vm

hera gvngon

wei, ",nd hripon al lakande,jvwer heroga thjanra,wisa Hellenia.

Thach

thermitha

folk th"t

hja minnade

ere

an.

nome

Tha

miston
S,nd

hja hjaradol, hwand

hja folgade,
nam

hja s"gon

th"t

this

hjara skot

thS.t
to-n

nome

mist

hede,

Nyhellenia,Nehaleunia.
+ Krekaland, het Krekenland, zoowel

Qroot

Griekenlaud

alsQriekenland

zelf.

THE

titude,which
be

must

laws

and

be

Jthey must

is

made,
where
the

judgment

will

will arise

be

Wr-alda's

of

our

to her

citadel and

What

then

I have

slaves ;

should

they missed
as

name

their

your

and

Nyhdlenia or NehaUnnia,
t Krekaland, the Krekenland

be

act

we

been

called,
with

thus, our

there

wrong,

people and

people !

states.

into

fusion
con-

while

you

with

people

ports,ravish

your

throw

last

at

the

neck.

name

came

carry

Min-erva,was

was

loved

her

where

her

possessions

possessionsin

my

inherited is the love of

now

I
The

humble

honour.

well

as

princesand priests

some

Min-erva

object,for

of

has

Weitings.

sell it.

laughing and saying.Your

If any

accordance

spitefulFinda's

If I lose these

freedom.

the least of your

name

foolish

real

answered, I

Hellenia

justice,and

But

Minno's

asked

in

among

freeman's

every

people did, there

own

bosom.

but

shall

and the Krekalanders


established,

well

own

people

will commit

morals,

your

Nyhalennia,whose

When

law

nounce
pro-

right.

attack

and

priestscome

slaveryover

must

everything is thrown

the

other

Feom

lay.

and

destroyed; and,

daughters, corrupt

judges

spirit. If

fail to be

arise civil wars,

their false

permanent,

no

pronounced

doing right,men

injuring each

as

of the

quarrelsand differences

and

bonds

The

men.

respecting which

never

If instead of

are

all

shall be

is desired

according to these laws.

shall

of
inspiration

Thence

for

decisions

judgment

pious people,and

it
judges. If,therefore,

general,assembly

all

regulationswhich

committed

49

FOLLOWERS.

sought after by
all

equal

their
crime

be

must

ADELA'S

OF

possessedby

make

to

BOOK

my

wisdom,

I shall become

give advice

for

gentlemen

as

nothing,

went

away

servants,wise Hellenia.
the

people took

When

they

up

saw

this
that

means

Magna

Grecia

as

well

as

Greece.

50

THET

h^de, men

thv

as

mitha

"jartham

thv

thisse

ijarsend

that

slachte

tid

leth

nen

hja

ne

kvmth.

an

h"rder

andere, heth thene

skeph"rder,bin

thes

prestera:

ovir hirtha

mS-nuiska
i,nd hola
fon

musa

sinna, tha
hja tham

ther

"nd

6ra

to betre

hjarablod
hja

kemon

sugane,

en

benda

mith

tha
thi

slach fon

en

er

evin lik hi in k"rka


navt

hi,vmb

as

renka

helpane, men

to for-

hjara witskipto r^wane, til thju

to

alle

til thju hja pest


offerja,

slavona

even

as

folk.
send

fon to

to

was

dvande,

miige. Mist

wera

dva.

Enis

over-et

land

vampyra
Pest

mS^kjande

tha

Goda

thv then

to

navt

jefthahethste pest selva


helpa hjaragrimskipto stilane,
mith

ovir-et l^ud brocht


ik

men

th^rvmbe
kUn

to

miige fata vmber

ut

s^don

sit,is that Ijucht-

hole

hiigjathat

my

plUga

kvmen, hja seidon,wi

ne

thin

tjusterfrota,tach

an

m",nniska

6ra

ovir

thju bitjvtenisefon

is

ther
dw",lth,

omme

hema

thjanest
mot

god to,

vs

at

N^an
thettekenthinraklarsjanhed.

Hellenia,hi helpt

andere

"nd

likath

boppa

djar altomet

skvwande

ik
Fryas tjanest,

vs, hwat

immer

is inna

hvnd

men

kidde

sin

skeper vmbe

in

thS.t-er

Hellenia

fera hand.

thene

That

seg

men

nachtule,ther

vs

ik

waka.

Fryas kidde

n^n

? hwat

haldande

to

semene

andere,

prestera,god s^id;
thina

an

thk^

w"ka

S,nd wi moton

Tha

hund

thjanath thene

hwerto

utbroda

mot

deist

el thUt mS.nneskalik

fon

hleit ".nd

fr^-

werin
Fryas rSdjevinga,

fon

sinebyld

ind

Min-erra

altid bi thi heste.

forholen

tokvmste

vsa

biste,bwat

thjonsterne

nen

hex-

werde

hja

kemon

Enis

laster w^re.

th"n

hju-t folk

that

goda Krekalandar

tha

folk ".nd

vs

that-et

aller weikes
gon,

FOLSTAE.

ADBLA

hja hja bihlvda 5,n(iseidon

tha, gvngon
nad

THi^EA

BOK

en

ne

ne

kan

k"n
ik navt

gode, th"t

god is,dvath

er

ak

thinra
nene

Nean

goda, ther "rg

frejajef hja beter

is Wr.aldas
nen

kunsta.

kwad,

gast ;

men

Hwanath

soide

dvande

wrda

erva,
Min-

send

willa.

thrvch
kvmth-et

tham

Ik
er

kwad

52

THET

thin

TH^EA

BOK

jow fensa
wervmb

kroder

het

andere, Frya
tid,tham

is

that

rampun

is red ind

wi

selva

hja

S,nd wis.

help

vs

skilon

hwat
erfi^ra,

nei

dvma

dedum

folgath,

endere

Hellenia,hwand

lik timade

skepa ;

willa,men

^k skera

alsa nil-t

ind

drochten

ts

hi wil ak

men

"nd

thit

god

enis w"ta
allena

leith

anda

aste

prestera,men

ind

ewat

fon

stolte is.
kvmath

Jes

folka

men

fon-i wika

nya

tha

Wi

ind

sin

lera,that
That

sin

Tach

wel

wis
en

Hellenia
vul

4s,men
ind

wither

na

tha

wis

dva

ordel,seidon

tha

wille,vmbe

wesa

rokka

seg

vs,

dvmhed

vsa

vppa

6ra

ind

kvma,
ren

wrde

ho

skilum

hja

thin

allena
nv

that

mostv

tha

fon binna

god
wi

sa

fiiglon

navt

fangnisa. Wilstv

that i alia

goda

skilun wi

ind

pest minth

ne

is

skil dva vmbe

wesa

god

sa

helpa,
Thit

dvande

to

likt

hoda

forsta,
greva,

best

willath bilywa thit thin red

prestera, men

than

wisesta thera

ut-a

Althus

sed-plegum

fangnisawei dva, ind


fon buta.

bilywa

wrde.

Ijuchtto lenande,hwer

falla vp

vula

skolde

fora.

menste, that pest thrvch

nv

seide

allena

vul as,

pest

thit

folk

vs

alleminnalik

kvmth, skolde Nyhelleniathin


vs

hwat

miiglik,

minniska

wis

ind

m^tera

salichhgd.

to

Hwel

presteraskolde-r

kjasth

to werthande.

ind

ind

ik
forst,

skolde tha

jahweder fry sy

minniska, til thju


ind

dedum

werande.

tha

trulla,

ut

navt, hi wil that wi ekkorum

redjSvarind alle b^sa

wis

wisa
seide-ne

to

alle

wil th",t

trul

vsa

nei thera slacht benke

wille,thervmbe

vsa

With

sterik skile wertha

let-er

Tha

than

thv

fon

S,nd thene

ovrige dva.

nei

betre,that

w"re

brocht

wei

thit

navt, thin

wi

jow

bjustregod is,

si

findande,tha Wr.alda

to

thju wi

that

hjaraselva

thin

vppe

mot

til

w^na,

tham

skilon,til thju wi

soka

Nillath

kvmtli

navt, frejaththa prestera.

th"n

kwad

fon

kwAd

minniska,

thera

Jef thin drochten

16ta.

werther-et

Hellenia

ak

AUet

w6i, frejaththa prestera.

",nd fon there dvmhed

FOLSTAR,

ADELA

ind

sy, seidon
ther

alia

THE

the

BOOK

priests. All

stupidityof

the

the

he

not

lenia

turn

there

is,Time,

is counsel

wills that
that

we

we

may

bad?

and

leaves

sheep,

should

we

our

people choose

and

masters

that

every

and

seems

prey

feed

not

only

but
If

you

and

that

shall

not

take
the

to

desire,he
that

sires
de-

all should

good

therefore

and

on

you

pure

the

teach
alone

the

to holiness.

by

laws

wish

the

within

the

advice

is

we

induce

all the

good,

and
said

people

birds

so

of

plague feeds

the

put

is

she

other

and

bestow

to

as

and

customs

plague

must

stupidity,

our

and

bad

but

priests
;

good

ravens

good.

people that

lead

caused
so

and

be wise

to

in order

men,

light of which

new

return, you

become

them

not

carrion,whereas

dead

passions.

would

men

desire,and

our

plague is
perhaps be

that

carrion

on

submit.

to

priests would

does

his best

Hellenia,but

said

only on

passions and
how

the

little of

then

of the

ourselves

will

Nyhellenia
us

for

good judgment, said

that

mean

best

leading

acting wisely can

very

that

princes,counts, councillors,
chiefs,
do

learn

doing, we

is also

order

not

foolish conduct.

another, but

one

order

will

we

it

the

god

the wisest

shall

man

proud. Yes,

admit

their

and

our

If

or

think

them

rier,
car-

Wr-alda

but

devices,in

and

the

ourselves,in

wise.

own

you

That

among

being wise

from

our

help

wise.

free and

wicked

and

is what

be

upon

strong

Hellenia

and

This

that

then

it out

them, shearing

shambles.

if you

found,

should

like

That

be

prince said, I

possibly, answered

Thus

For

to

Hel-

all calamities

rest.

results of wise

Very

of

the

by
does

priests.

here, and

us

the

he deceived

the

experiencethe

care

placed

search

to

Then

be

asked

remedy

us

from

and

you,

exceedinglygood, why

so

do

become

may

that, he

the

should

we

do

is

must

from

let themselves

Frya has

53

FOLLOWEES.

comes

god

away

answered

that

evil

people who

If,then, your

you.

ADELA'S

OF

away

to

your

without.
the
under

depart
bad
We

but
priests,
our

rule

64

THET

m",nniska

thene
to

fon

Lira

sejar,tha

folka

vp

hijinnande mith
thinna

r^d

to werthande

thit

folk

hwer

vppa

annath

barga

bota

m6i.

Th6r

thrvch

skolde

hS,pehropen hSde
N^an
ak

tha

to

heinde

th",t et thene

to

niska

to sendane

in

niska

gode

r6d to
rik

wilde,

skolde wertha

hja vppe

hju nimmer

wiston

Fa,sta*

and

vsa

forma

wakane.
in

stMe

"nd

ewa

to

fon

gre

tMadon

wiston

ne

tog-

tha

m",n-

tha mS,n-

wertha, ",nd
Hira

enis

th"t
tha

machten

byldnese
anda

th^r
rM-jevinga,

wondera, thSr hju

vrbruda.
skinber
over

Ijuchthede

famkes

master

wis

Hja

n"
to

st^don

ak

vndere

hoda

fon

th"t

Ijucht
vpstoken,

hja

to

hja-ra dvm

hja

na

buta

fr^na

selva

makjande,S,nd

senda,ta sjakato

PSsta,Vesta, en

b^s

setma, a,nd thrvch wank^thinga

lerande,makadon

Ijucht and

sin wisa

hja-ra selva

moder, vmbe

that folk to

n^i emong

.b",rn

Men

k^thane,

to

ulk, vmbe

allerw^ikes

hja alles to wisa "nd to


vnder
hjara hode, tha

f4mma

to

lesta

to

ther hja
allermannalik,

skolde

Hja kethon

vsa

ut

hjara "lta,rum,
jeftha hja vrsellade-t

Thrvch

makjande fon

folk

ut to driwande.

k^ningkrikirtha.B.

jeven hede,knd

hede.

dSn

vral-et

h^gth h^de

lind that

lukich

ovir alle

Alpa

sS mith-en

spin-

to

an

hja allerw^ikes,

gvngon

til tha

lusta

spotande.

to

NyhellSnia gmong

overa

j^vane

m"nniska.

dvma

to bihluda

n6mth

"nd

hja

algadur to-t land

vs

allervrste drochten

Min-erva,

st"ldon

thS,t

to lesta lik

thin vula

stv

fon

utfonden,

f^rsta

strid wither

n^n

Krekalana

hater

h^ra

viila

sk^m-

in stSde

jolande S,nd

"jder w^na,
hja

Men

that

to

ach-stv

rjuchtasvnder

supth, that hja

hja

vmbe

fon

st^de

an

mei

heste

bigost

thuradon

ne

folgath

m4kjande, that

to

",jnmod.

n^ka

sa

rSn

slipfrota,vmbe

Th",t folk

Nv

nande.

Msa

m^kjande

th"t folk al

tha

selva

in ".nd utward

to

muska

Tha

stand

hjara goda forsta,thervmbe

to fara thin

r^n

Tha

send.

weld

vs

sStel ".nd keth

thin

blikka

stv

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

krSja,tli^r vnder

to

Hellenia

TH^RA

BOK

ne

de Vestaalsche

levande
and

kvma.

maagden.

kni tha

dimme
Ak

after-

bi-t
wrdon

BOOK

THE

to

The

it?

to

agree

Then

it hecomes

yourselvespure,

that

so

purifyingthe people,you
which

they have

swine

in

the

to

the

pursue
would

they

have

from

the

but

in

cloud

given,and

to her

spread

them

themselves

care,

holy lamp

instead
then

young,
never

of

but

them

made

they

Fdita

18

Vesta,

or

all

They

announced
never

performed.

never

of

in

our

able

laws
to

and

explain

appointed priestesses

apparentlyunder
lit

sick

stupid
come

the

that

had

that she

Eeremoeder,

the

his

happy, and

to

out.

the Vestal

and

watch

the
over

themselves,and

priestesseswith

watch

to

us

Alps,proclaiming

the earth.

masters

lamp they

them

them

allowed

the
to

were

first

that

imbuing

sending

drive

to send

altars,they

They

who

protectionof Festa,our
the

rich and

subtletywere

around.

own

dare

thought that

to the

that she had

miracles

by craft and

their

under

The

over
Nyhellenia,

all their

on

They cunningly made

and

Krekaland

simple people advice

related

customs, and

passions.

have

kingdoms of

of all the

sold to the

like

people togetherto

become

should

end governors

and

wallow

give people good counsel,and

to

statues

in
festivals,

pleased the Almighty God

listened to her

erected

instead of

place of abusingher they went

no, in

it had

without,

she did not

that

would

one

all the

called
;

and

foul

evil

daughter Min-erva,surnamed

clever

who

jeer,so

to

the heathenish

that

sea

and

subjectj- and

out of the land


all about

for your

renderino-

Now,

invented

atone

to

to mock

people began

within

long revelled that they

so

mire

have

said:

people their good

conduct.

own

and

up

begin by

look

may

of your

be ashamed

not

the
to

you

you

stood

and

sower,

55

FOLLOWERS.

Hellenia

follow the

sparrows

princes,therefore
and

ADELa's

OF

wisdom,

and

educate

the

and

ignorant, and
They

Virgins.

were

em-

56

THBT

hja

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

thi red

redj^vstarebrukath, tach

to

hjaramvlun

bjara mvla

bwand

Nyhellenia fallen

Tha

ut

tha

as

owers

"jn folk

^ne

frSjande,

to

rik wither in

tHt

kfithon

moder

ore

en

ther

vmbe

hengja hud

ni

that

hSde, nildon

wi

wilden

hira

by

presteratham

tha

navt

weron

was,

nei Texl^nd

wildon

kjasa,svme

by skin

was

presterahjara gerta utkSthon.

tha

trvch

hwer
liropar,

men

TH1"RA

BOK

by-ra folk

vs

as

vn-frS.na ut.

Tha-k
kSmoD
heten

faren

lesta

wilda

krSta

sagon

th"t

".nd

havesmode

s^ten hede

stut

wi

h^don

filik to

folk 4k fon

sokka

h".

sk^rs hMon

Tach

anda

th"t folk

Thach

bilSvon welda

to

vs

tys.

vmbe

frydom

thS,t folk

hul

hja hjara

thit

was

Enisfand

ik

tha

slavona

nSn

talt h^de

nw

nen

frydom

wenth

min

prestera

ma,kad

Tach

vmb-en

hede
th",

Thfi,thi storn

er

wr

hSra

wSr,

to min folk

standf"st

met, thS,as

Ssega

",nd tha

tos^ja.Hja seidon
vmbe

wilde-t

vrljasa skolda,th",
to my

gifin

S,nd

skul.

kemon

vs

wi

hja tham, jefta

"nd

hjara help anhropen hSde

werthande.

lind

rik

nSi that ir god thochte.

bigostonhjatwispalt
among

yserark en

tha
vr
birjuchtande
alia,

herich

forsta sagon

that ik

tha-k-ra

b"rja,that wi hjaratjvth over

jSvon hja
bok.

wi

forsta

land

foron,

Thach

Tha

611e

S,nd th"it folk kem


tha

sk^ld
mit

hja sp^radonthat

"nd

kem

bota

en

kvmste,

vsa

an-t

wandelde.

land

that wi ^wa

kemon

lest far

et

men
hja Trst5,lath,

nSde, tha w^ron

th"t

orloch

nen

Ijvd Kr^ta

anhy v by

et folk

tham

min

thrvch

eland

en

Ijvd fon Athenia,

mina

mith

was

stada

en

Minnos.

Skeifta

an

alsa-k

hja mak,

wrdon

en

wei

wi to tha

hja

as

Ut-a

althus

vm-a

Tha

III.

kening to

enis

en

skip

THE

but
ployed as advisers,

from

them

but

was

priests. When
another

for her
their

among

and

the

an

away

from

island

named

that

for

land.

boat and

When

had

laws

which

the

same;

but

the whole

their

their
The

among

the

no

to lose their
came

had

They told
to

that

in

time,
very

that

we

to have

them

before

the

princessaw

no

freedom,

and

passed,they began
my

peoplethat

my

food.

So

the

when

of laws.

princes

divisions

to sow

invoked

king.
a

to

pleasure.

own

I had

us

they

freedom
code

to

that

gave

to establish

me

excited

people appealed

kingdom, they

to

had

we

the

myself permanent

make

poison

them

explainedto

masters, acting according to their

us.

short

in

piece

slaves,they were

princesdeclared

protection.When

this storm

harbour

implements,and
there

they

war,

hardly established

had

people,however, got

assistance
found

buy

When

in confusion.

was

people,and

remained
When

they

and
subjectsto rebellion,

about

make

to

settled

when

arrival.

our

able to

had

we

on

was

iron

Kreta, because

everybody equal,they wished

made

land

for aid and


were

and

priestsand

The

accused

followers,

my

crew

my

come

been

that

with

not

some

had

we

astonished

much

all-powerful

Minno.

of

by

did

we

they discovered

and

to Texland

were

Athenia

at last I

that

quiet,so

of

choose

permit it,and

not

come

of the

to

to go

who
priests,

to

behests

wished

wished

us

Writings

the

came

they reallysaw

exchange

the

we

of the cries that the inhabitants raised

were

seemed

peopleof being unholy.

arrived at

we

of

people,would

From
When

which

repetitionof

some

but

own

before the

us

tlie advice

the

57

FOLLOWERS.

Nyhellenia died,

mother,

look

to

ADELA

OF

BOOK

their

Once

ship

from

58

THET

fon-t

F]y by

brith.
thesa

allena

skednesa

folk fon

et Findas

mith

falska

to fresane

reuka,ewa

th"t

mith

hja fvl

send

wina

mith

hjara swete

as

mith

miige hema

navt

et sy, bwand

tMt

wer

wi

hinne

wil-k

letande,sa

to

that

sega,

stolkens

ik thermith

witherfara

min

FOLSTAK.

ADELA

ben
vrseilde,

vb

Tacli

"

TH^HA

BOK

dejande fenin.
Ende

HiR

VNDER

skrifta Minnos.

wra

Setma

sin bihof

S,mmon

dva

kvme

n^n

net

wS,rth

men

hwat

man

ski!

er

werthat
nim

net

sa

drongen
man

b"rn

to

telande,

wath

irges

wil

leva,",nd

therof

mei.

that

thS,t-i

wet

". wille.

Th"tfolk
send

Umbe

Findas

heth

nei

navt

fry S,nd

Ynforleth

sekur

to

setma

",nd domar:

wesande

send

that

thesa

makad.

S,nd domar

setma

ne

werth,

that

3. Alrek
ore

THISSA

makad.

vnthaiden, sa

Alle elte minniska

w".rth

SEND

sin lif to bihaldande.

vmbe
2.

AFTER

wet, thS,t i sin bihof mot,

mannalik

AUera

1.

THf:R

W^TA,

ThE^

SEND

4k

tha

allena

rjucht, men

thana
prestera",nd forsta,

send

hjara

heth

S,nd hi

thissa

men

to

b4ta

thera

stS,ta immerthe

fvl

twispalt",nd mord.
imman

1. Sahwersa
navt

tha

ne

helpe,sa

gr^va.

n4d

tha

moton

ThSrfar

tha,t et

f4mna

thit

stolte

en

kan

ne

him

kvndich

Fryas

navt

selva
dva

ne

an

focht

thS.t selva to dva.


2. Sa
ther
"nd

mot

loma

mS,n

hwa
to

",Tm

wS,rth

thS,t 14nd

send

to w4rane

3. Jahweder

fif S,nd twintich

thrvch

ut

tham

driven

lestich ",nd

hi navt

wertha,hwand

S,rgt",ukande

w"rka

nil,
l"fa

tha
.

thervmbe

4ch

tham.

jong kerdel
sa

S,cht-er

fi;chen
en

brud

to sSka

wif to hS,va.

S,nd is

er

60

ek

him

man

Nimth

formyda.

te

hin

dM

til

sega,

argenese neva

fon

him

kvma

to

hwer

navt,

er

nimman

that

knapa ^ckon
eng^,

sS, mot

hrude

"nd

nen

of lande

hi ut

fresane

nach

him
mln

hir

ngn

s^ga, that

avber

mot-er

mei

S^

heth.

duchtane

to

nimman
er

wil.

s^ is

hordom,

after nei

er

wreke

tha

an

er

jluchta,ne flucht-

mei-r

sa

bitrognavrleten,a,nd

ther

helpa him.

mei

Sahwersa

7.

thju

nach

engk, sa ^ch

nen

er

Ta

werane.

th"n

er

tha,n

er

ne

to

wrak,

6. Plecht

heth

mei.

ne

Is hwa

5.

sin bus

ut

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

twintich,and

fif and

Is hwa

4.

TH^EA

BOK

THET

ammon

Stelth-i

thrja vrjelda.
tiniannm.

Wil

that dva.

Tha

jeta reis, than


him

bistelne

thene

berth et wither

sa

other

en

vrfate, sa

theran

i him

that

thermete

god heth, and

eng

mot-i
hi

mot

fry jeva,
mei

ne

likt
that

nei

tha

sa

mei-r

nimman

him

frydom jeva.

Thissa

Domae

brekth, agna
thi letha
ni

6re deth.

sina burch-fam
werka

an

im

hi that navt

ut

an

2. Jef ther imman

hin

mot

an

et mit

far altid nei tha

that

warth

Ne
sa

alsa

hi hat
thene

an

him

mot-i

to

mei

Mna

dom.

mene

helpa er

hi

leja
mot

sa

kan

jeftha tin

arg that-i

siua lif bitallja.Kan


tiniana

et sy,

wertha,

yser

otheris

nen

stonda,sa

ne

sy, nei ther

fvnden

Manniska.

askth.

den

wenda, jef-iinna

til sin skeld

felth,hi

ledar

thene

avber

mot-er
Nil

tha ut nid

stat,jefthathoth,hok

ut

bwat
bitallja

dva, sa

Nydiga

faea

in hS,ste mode

Sa hwa

1.

makad

send

er

en

Fryas

sina burch-fam
fat

wide, sy

mei

vrkanda

tju-

that dva.
3.

Sahwersa

thi bona

mei

biwisa

mith

THE

4. If

young

avoid

him.

is not

his

If then

dead, and

ADELa's

OF

man

driven from

be

must

BOOK

he

leave

married

home,
will
the

61

FOLLOWERS.

and

not

at

he
five-and-twenty,

the younger
he

must

that

he

marry,

country, so

must

men

be

clared
denot

may

give offence.
5. If
no

is

man

has

one

or

anything to
he

where

go

impotent,he

fear from

must

to

the

one

flee away

Any

mines.

in

2.

be

given over

and
offended,

sent

to

expiated his
If

is

man

eye

so

no

If he
he

work

in

the

under
as

to the tin mines

cannot

if he

tin

pleases,

iron

another's

whatever

pay
pay,

he

If

Burgtmaagd

in

tin mines

or

must

other.

the

to

the

to

the

the

to

People.

must

done

has

appeal

wicked

Aitgey

tooth, he

sent

of illwill breaks

out

must

crime

be

it threefold.

protecthim.

foe

life ; but if the

own

shall

shall

made

or

shall restore

forgivehim

may
one

injury as

this,he

be

to

he

demands.

same

forfeit his

do

he has

theft

passion or

an

injured man

refuses

no

ake

out

puts

or

has

come

may

then
incontinence,

not, he. may

whom

offence

offence

Rules

man

suffer the

he

does

robbed

person

third

1. If

order

act of

any

commits

second

These

he

if he

of those

who

one

The

but for

the

he

that

aid him,

For

limb

vengeance

may
7.

then

him,

declare

likes.

6. If after that he commits


he

openly

must

until

general law.

to kill

Frisian,he

Burgtmaagd

for his life before he

is

can

send

taken, she

must

him
may

so.

3.

If the

prisonercan

prove

by proper witnesses

that

62

THET

that et

gum
b"-tli

et

thju

TH:feRA ADELA

BOK

FOLSTAB.

vnluk

sken

is,sa

jettareis,sa

mot-i

tach

man

by

ther

thrvch

This

send

hi

sMl
nei

fry w^sa, men


wreka

all vnerimde

formitha

til

tinl^uum,

tha

",nd

ftitha.

1. Hwa

nis

6theris hvs

en

Fryas, hi

nen

hin

mS,n

mei

Hy

fara wrekande

freselik far
alsa

Is

en

S,rgthat

bara;

6ra, sS, mei


freslik

er

hwa

m",rk

nei tha

navt

men

blod.

hin

m"n

Mei

vppet fjvr

skil-i sekur

n"rne

misslegasinra
far-im

hi him

wesa

tham

greva,

anda

pele bvnden

",fterI4dath

thrvch
tinl^na,

is

wrde,

sa

him

m"n

that

greva

bitighat
horning.

en

that et

jong

m",rka,

overa

ak

erer^wer

en

navt

W"rth-i

6ther ",fterb"kis

en

tha

selva,tha

m"n-t

mot

malja

neste

selva riuchta,

wl-rth,sa

by

anda

mot-i

ansp^jamei

folk im

tach

ther

in stfide foh-t to dvande

Ypper

k4n

hfin anstekt

basterde

mot

misdedoch

hwa

is ther

men

mith

sa
biffi,ra,

flyasa-r

rMe

thene

hand.

kalta.

nach

nid

ut

horning

en

Hoeninga.

fara

S,fta Fryas skil ovira

Nen

2.

is

ther ded

bi

werpa.

Domae

is to

fresane.

Sahwersa

3.

vrrede

by

burga

tha

fyand, p^da

n^ka, jefthathes

to

were

allena

mota

barna.

sibba

thSr enis imman

nei

en

wrocht

ut

Tha
fer

vsa

Tha

eland

f^mna

stata,til thju

alda him

to

nachtis

Findas

moton
nen

miige vrwerpa.

mota
n6n

S.rgthat

sa

i vs

pS,dawes, vmbe
therin

blod.

stjurarskoldon

forstuva,til thju-rhyr
miige.

"nd

were

to

Him

sin

bra.ngai\nd

thlin sin nftm

ba,rn sin nfi,m

ne

glupa,tham

",nd
ther

feninigekriidon

fly-

vsa

skolde

m",n

gvng

fon

al

sina

sin ask
ne

waxa

utspejain
kreje

m"n

and

vr

al

tha

BOOK

THE

the death

he
accidental,

was

time, he

second

order to avoid

These

If

1.

be

must

others,he

to

becomes

bring it

must
to

bad

so

the

count

must

be

sent

out

3.

If any
the

enemies

into

creep

Findaj

he

mother

and

there
may

be

him.

he

act,he
flee,

may

faults of his

the

judge ;

own

does

no

if he

but

others,they
of

if instead

behind

his

going

back, he
then

market-place,and

to the tin

mines, because

relations

his

ashes,in

order

spring

from

them.

The

states,in
and

order

of

the

be

must

to

show

places

our

desolate

that

our

offspringof
take

his

island, and

poisonous herbs

no

maidens
that

to

refuge, or

sailors must

The

burnt.

and

traitor

scatter

his name,

ill of

the

to

must

by

the

in

no

avenging justice.

But

prove

by night, he

called

is

house, he

caught

another

them

in all the

Bastards.

dan'gerous to

paths leading

name

in

vengeance.

is

not

pens
hap-

is to be feared.

should

all his

mines,

his

country, but

man

tin

be

pilloryin

backbiter

the

wherever

the

accuses

the

on

of the

there

even

is

the count.

man

if it

injureshimself, but

he

that

but

another's

speak

man

must

before
a

put

shall

If any

congeening

from

secure

Frisian

neighbours.
harm

or

into the fire ; and


be

true

to

go

If he

bastard.

never

No

must

fire to

sets

man

is

go free

may

Eules

the

thrown

he shall
2.

arj;

63

FOLLOWERS.

unseemly hatred

any

any

Frisian,he

ADELA's

OF

must
no

that his ancestors

child
may

curse

may

his
be

repudiate

64

THET

Orloch
Nw
fon

thene

Tha

femna

hede

nei

Thi

rjucht.

S-nd leth im

forth

wel den.

Men

hus

Asser

th^.

hede, th"

thi thredde
sach

nw

hi to

gvng

Fryas f"mna
dat

bok

evge

hede.
dva

of

seidon, hi heth

thjafsin

ther

sin

setel

vpst"lth

mith

en

ned

ho

mith

wither

sin ded

wS,rath 4nd

et seid S,nd

hju let

THA

WAGAE

an

ut'fi^chth

al sina leka

hja

wein

of driwe.

fon thSre herd

omme

skreyen,dahwile
was

keren

tha

by him

Tbju eremoder

i den

nei

hi ned

hedon

'

ejnhergvng

bS.k S,nd kerde

n^dthreftum, ther

skelte.

tha

thjaf thS,t

f"mna

Tha

Nw

allerweis,that

thene

freto.

mith

stelon

alle fat.

thjafby

thene

nom

ora

sted.

buda" keren

en

seidon

ketande

ther-vr

sin

an

hja wrdon

Tha

to ",nd brocht

erosta

kvmen

was

ther-ek

asvndergane ejnhera.

gong

fol

ned

m"nniska

hyr thre

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

vrtigen,men

was

weron

THiRA

BOK

hat

kvndich

th",t ele Mud.

thrvch

ThAT'HYK

STAT

VNDER

IS

IN

UT

Waeabuech

THER'H

"weiten.

(ZieplaatI.)

forma

is that

jol mot

skrift

sinnebild
tid

bijin,werut
th"t

is thene

ommehl^pa.

m^kad,

thtit

were,

skrift fon

m^kad.

Godfreiath

thene

f4r stand

to drok

that wi-r

Wr.alda

evg

thank

thi tSkna

4k
"Wr.aldas,

thit

kem,

eremoder

mSikad

st",t send

hyr boppa

Hwat

Thana

hja brukte

heth

hju-r
Ther

alda

jgrliksenis

Vnder

heth

ther

Frya

hira

thS.t

run

Tha,t

jol.

t-anfang jeftha-t

Kroder

to

ther

fi,nd rvnskrift

ethla heth f"ra letn.

fon

Witkening

heth

to wya

fon thit

mith

evg

thS,t standFS,sta

ThS,

tex.

ieftha

hl^pande

is

Sekening,

th"t

asvndergana telnomar
T is thervmbe

bSde.
fest

vf

th"t hi sin

fyrja. Wy

g^st sa herde

hira tid heth Finda

"k

fon
navt

miigon
in

vr

en

skrift

vsa

If
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CO

War

had

There

THE

BOOK

come

to

three

were

said

but
his

brought

owner

who

each

they

thief

everywhere that he
took

owner

the

in peace.

The

went

owner

misery

corn

his

thief

said he

has

done

house, and

there,he

went

necessaries

to relieve

their distress,

and

him

wiped

and

his

wrote

all his

out

Eeremoeder, and

in

This

it made

she had

when

second

let him

go

The

third

saw

what

he

of

waggon-load

Frya's maidens

deed

sins.

and

first

maidens

The

well.

brought

from

The

the

right.

place.

corn

caught.

done

and

of

judge, and

was

around

sack

from

thief's

the

to

the

in its

came

all

had

away

maidens

stole

were

to

65

FOLLOWERS.

end, but famine

an

men

different owners,

ADELA's

OF

the

came

eternal

book,

reported

was

known

to

the

over

the

whole

country.

What

is

wkitten

hekeundee

"^ALLS

What

Plate

is,the

first

symbol of Wr-alda,

from

which

to write
a

which

Frya formed

model
her

running hand

Sea-King
the

set

not

too

may

be

his

Godfried
hand
much

and

the

Old

for

the

that

we

time

runic

celebrate

exercise

such

Finda

also

to
an

is the

Juul.

Wr-alda

she made
that

"

is, the

for

It is therefore
a

once

that

year.
he

.influence over

invented

she used

separatenumbers

it

ginning
be-

According

Eeremoeder

hand."

that

Kroder,

which

Witkoning

made

"

the

set hand
was

The

of it.

eternally thankful

spiritto
In her

out

the

Fasta

When

Tex.

with

round

go

this

"

origin or

also of the

is derived

Time

always

must

this

to

I.)

top is the signs of the Juul

at the

appears

the

WaKABUKGT.

OF

(See

on

insceibed

is

mode

allowed
our

of

We

fathers.
fore-

writing.

CI

"

bo

00

THE

but that

was

BOOK

high-flownand

so

descendaflts have
Afterwards
the

they learned

it was

be written

round

that their

the

they acted
with

be

they did

matters

other

always
wished

cause
people,be-

In

conceal.

to

know

not

therefore

must

by
illegible

this

doing

their children

unwisely,because

very

is,the Finns,

Furthermore, they

sun.

writingshould

they always had

but

"

Juul, and

like the

that

"

the Krekalanders

taken from

of it.

meaning

writing

our

67

FOLLOWEES.

full of flourishes that her

lost the

soon

Thyriers,and

that

ADELA's

OF

could

only

read the writings of their predecessors,


great difficulty

whereas

those that
Here

hand,

written

were

is

of the

as

writings are

as

easy

read

to

as

yesterday.

of the

specimen

well

as

ancient

most

our

set hand

in
figures,

running

of the

and

both.

(See Plate II.)

This
Before

stands

the

bad

time

came

beautiful in the world.


seldom

frost.

fruits,which

The

are

barley,oats,and
and

which

were

not

On
no

one

could

but

one

us

hedged

were

we

now

but

wheat

be

baked
one

on

account

as

was

or

the

rays.

happy

sail ;

could

by the broad

of

sun's

as

by Wr-alda*s

bounded

were

through which
Duitschland),
come

the

in

on

the

the
thick

Finda

"the

East

was

various

only

not

like

gold,

The

years

another.

which

Sea, on
other

side

we

(Tusschenland,

Twisldand

people dared

forests

beasts.
Eastward

had

shone

which

most,

there

produced

the fieldswe

In

the

was

higher,and

shrubs

lost.

rye,

country

rose

and

trees

might
in

sun

Citadels,

all

our

The

counted,for
side

upon

inscribed

and

the

not

wild

our

boundary

Sea, and

went

westward

to
to

the
the

extremity of
Mediterranean

68

THET

middelsS,alsa
riustrama

h^don,

vs

haldane

wisana

nei sina sL

enda

6ua

wi

alon

linga, th6r

stiir

priked,tha

misdSdar

Lydia.

Tha

land

bana

In

Jutta

dedon

as

elanda

wrdon

alont

meni

^nd

tha

jefta kol
thana

s";ndfal

fiskton

Thera

th6r in da

wfiron

vr

fara

to

"nd

hginde

navt

to

hjara

tha

6ra

hMon

vsa

Krfikalanda
minniska.

tha swarta

wi f^lo asondertha

tomet

DSnemarka

navt

thSr

owers

ne

saton

vppa

al vrl^ten

hja mSst

hemar

fon-a

Skelda

wrdon

S6kS,mStjurar,*

Angelara
that

nimmer

tham

hage marka

Saxmanna

th"t wilde kwik

Stjurar,Sturii.

hja

",nd bihalva

tham

wSron

lind skor

hja

n6n

KrfikaMnda

thrvch

heten,

Hja

brith

farve

biasten

saton

thfira banna-

en

anda

k^per
jenst

Brittanjamith
w6i

blod

th^r send

vmbe

hSinde

hfimar

p^lon,wrdon

loge

heton.

S,nd

To

grat w6re, h^don

nw

butafiskar

til tha

6rost

hSdon

bihof.
wi

thrvchdam
hfiten,

par,t S-nd Angelara %


fora

er

juta.

strand

AUe

fon t

wi

for that

hStou, uth",vede hja


LStne

to

algadur

wonon

thiit land

Buta

tham

barn-st^n

thSre

hSdon

r^de

Lydia

Th^ra

wrdon

or

Thach

mith

vr

rum

sa

namon.

l6vadon.

th^r

blS.we farve.

mith

S,nd to

gana

svma

hulpe hjarar burchfam

stjurar",nd kapljvd

vs

S,nd

skolde, warth

ne

w6i

thju Eene

burchfam, dana

en

BrittanjathS,t was

kyma

tha

that Juttarl4nd

"nd

Westland

b",k

land

th^.

lif to bih",ldana.

hira

vmbe

swete

vs

tomet

fjeldaan

tha

D^namarka

mith

grata

vmb

j6ven

wrdon

strama

bijvnka tar, p"k

tinlana.

sina

twelif

wigandlik folk

us

ende

ore

formSlich

vs

Wr.alda

rin

folkplantingamith

",nd yser,
vr

et

jenst-vrtha

To

thrvch

bis^ton,ak

folk

vs

littigawel

vmb

thissar

owira

thrvch

"nd

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

tha

wi buta

elte to

Tha

TH^RA

BOK

D^nemarka

h^ton

sa

alan

netum.

angel

mith
Th6ra

saton, wrdon

to

man

blat

th6r
KMforon.

hja ninmerthe

buta

saton, th^r

Twisklanda

h6ton,uthawede
S,nd vrwildarda

t S"k4mpar, Sicambri.

anna

hja immer
Britne.

wfipned
Th6r

to

J Angelara,Angli.

BOOK

THE

Sea

rivers

giv"n

show

banks

end

we

had

obtained

to the

iron, as

necessaries.

with

that
B

the

on

had
and

had

different

not

was

well

Thence

who
exiles,
to

Moreover,

the

who

they were

tattooed

with

dye, the

red

sailors and

our

Those

who

lived in the islands

they

lived

settled

had

to

often

called

those

many

the

east

they

did

on
[jutten)

were

All

isolated life.

chants
mer-

black.

are

extensive,we

were

than

help of

the distant Krekalanders

for amber

look

Britain,

their lives ; but

back

come

with

save

because
Jutten,"^

called

we

pitch,and
had

we

us

land
Jut-

and

and

tar

Rhine

tin mines.

else

and

of the

Denmark

as

great and

so

Those

were

an

banks

Lydia (Lybia)the people

In

to

habited
entirelyin-

Burgtmaagd.

factories among

many

names.

Denmark

the

away

with blue.

country

our

gone

moist, and

time

one

forehead,the banished

Lydia.

in

at
as

of the

they might

criminals

other

As

the land

large

to his sea.

her

twelve

land

our

Opposite to

with

had

we

Opposite

and

Burgtmaagd

in order

well

and

was

keep

were

other.

formerlyWestland,
Britain

rivers

69

FOLLOWERS.

rivers

to

colonies

copper

other

their

the way

people,as

our

one

some

Wr-alda

of these

by
from

by

us

seafaringmen

our

The

ADELA

that besides the small

so

OF

the

of
thing
no-

shore.

Letten,because

who

lived

between

the Scheldt,were
called
Sandval,now
Stuurlieden (pilots),
Zeekampers (naval
men), and AngelThe Angelaren were
who
fished in
men
aren
(fishermen).

Denmark

sea, and

the

instead

hooks

Krekaland

of

because

bounded
mannen,

wild
*

were

so

From

to

went

sea

settled

were

beasts
Latin

there

they
and
Sturii.

they
to

used

the

called

were

but

remained

in

the

the

savage

ashore.

armed

Britons.

Angli.

marches

called

+ SShdmpar, in Latin

i Angelara,in Latin

part

Kadhemers,

higher

always

were

lines and

nearest

(Germany) were

Twisklanden

because

Stjurar,in

because

inhabitants

the

who

by

named

of nets.

they never

Those

the

the

Sax-

against
Besides
Skambn.

70

boppa hSdon

ThIIRA

BOK

THET

ADELA

FOLSTAR.

kni Holt-

Landsaton,Mteata,*

wi tha n6ma

jeftaWods^ta.

H61

tbene

r^k

werthrvch

althus

ma,nniska

tb^ra

tbisre stilnise

midden

sta,rvande

fjeldabede

stapton alsa
bidvlwen

weter

landa

all6na

macbt

vrsvnken, 6ra

wrdon

bira

uta

s6 r^sen

B"-nda

bifara.

Vsa

S-nd tid 16rd

Thit

stbt

vs

MSrsata, Marsncii.

irtba

t trvcb

sand

sp^idon berga
tbfirtbrvcb
tbfi,wajadon

kem,

S,nd

lydande;

sja.

by bjara

drivande

men

F6I0

folk k^mon
vrdon

wartb

tba

by

kwik.

bju

landa

bSter

w^ron

to f4ra-n
tba

l^togba

vrdelgen jeftabja

w^kandom
vsa

s"

bidobben,

vrl^id iind

wrdon

bef

th6rn6i innet

bUrnadon

w^i

tbat ^ndracbt

nen

in

Findas

d^na

weibritne

nis

Aldland

bju

ella vndere

Findas

Mvda

Tbju Waraburcb

tb6r

d^lon, tbat

Waraburch

inna

spfijande

to

",nd thS,t Twisk-land

Tba

hju

as

tba,t wilde

vvnda

bjara barlinga.

boden

to

lik

nyther ^nd

Walda

fon

alsa

m",n

balfdel vntwalt.
rumtne

Slanda

irtba

Tbrju j6r was

To

del, ".nd

vppa.

landa

inda

Rinstrama

nSja

friicbda.

wSron, kSmon

".nd tba wind

fvl ask.

tha

ekkorum
sk^t

polon

",nd inna

to bevande

an

wrdon

fjvrvnk^men

et

Navt

k^mon

w6re

",nd

berg

wr

F6lo m^nniska

S,fter ekkorum

mvda

svnk

g,k in-t Twisk-land.

fjvr,men

vsa

irtba

in bira

b6ten

w6re.

vm.

f"ng

bfijadebju berga

n"ka

felo tb6r

and

dimme,

biidar,

",nd

bus

blydskip nacb

was

svnkon

Atland
stjurar

tba

iind

drov

Berga splyton fon

were.

fjvrand logha, ora


6rost

boppa

skolen,as

in sina

reston

lik s61a

stom

Loft w^rtb

stand.
hirta

knd

"Wind

sja.

ne

kem.

S,ftere wolkum

svnne

was

irtha navt

hja

wilde

siimer

Tid

Arge

Ho

vs

dvbbeld

st",fik8teburcb

th^re

is.

Aldega

wryt.

fdmnaburcb,men

tb6r in wrdon

Atlantis.
t Aldlautl,

BOOK

THE

these

had

we

Marzaten

the

ADELA's

OF

Landzaten

names

(nativesof the

(nativesof

the

71

FOLLOWERS.

(nativesof

fens),and

Woud

Bad

came.

the

land),

Hout

or

zaten

woods).
How

THE

Time

had been hid behind


the sun
During the whole summer
the clouds,as if unwillingto look upon the earth.
There
was
perpetual calm, and the damp mist hung like a wet
sail

the houses

over

and

and

and
oppressive,

cheerfulness.

began

to

opened

the

tremble

to vomit

bosom

the

In

of

in

as

the marshes.

men's
midst

if she

forth

hearts
of

The

heavy
neither joy nor

was

was

this stillness

flames.

earth

the

The

dying.

was

fire and

air

mountains

Some

sank

into

the

earth, and in other places mountains


of the plain. Aldland, called by the seafaring
out
rose
and the wild waves
people,Atland, disappeaired,
rose
so
high over hill and dale that everything was buried in the
swallowed
sea.
Many people were
up by the earth, and
others who had escaped the fire perishedin the water.
It was
not only in Finda's land that the eartli vomited
fire,but also in Twiskland
(Germany). Whole forests
after the other,and when
burned
the wind
blew
one
were
from

that

quarter

our

land

covered

was

changed their
formed

were

at their
course, and
of sand and drift.

with ashes.
mouths

new

Rivers
islands

three

During
ceased, and

this continued, but


at length it
years
forests became
visible. Many countries were

us, and

upon

This

is

and

in other

places land rose above the sea,


and the wood was
destroyed through the half of Twiskland
and settled in
(Germany). Troops of Finda's people came
the empty places. Our dispersedpeoplewere
exterminated
made
slaves. Then watchfulness
was
or
doubly impressed

submerged,

time

taught us

inscribed

on

that union

the

is force.

Warabuegt

by

the

Aldegamude.
*

The

Waraburgt

is not

Mdrsata, iu Latin Marsacii.

maiden's

but
city,

the

placewhere

f Aldland, io Latia Atlantis.

72

is

S-nd
^sta

nt-et

folk, ",fter

other

skifton

hjara

w^ges.

Fon-t

thS,t 6re

d^l

wi

Nw

is.

gungen

Findas,
lik tham

",nd

ne

navt

was

S,nd

th^rvr

lered,s" willath
hjam

mith

vs

for-

slachta

lik f^lo

wild

ne

wi

nildon

d^don,

fon

Egipta-landar,
hja h",vath prestera

hja ka,rka

nw

was

wrwinna,

strid

h",von kS,nna

hjam

t\ik anda

men

men

a,fter-ka,dth"t sunnichste

16th

folk

Th",t

kgmen,
Skgnland

hjara s6da skriwa, S,ftern6i ho-t

ovir

sines

gvng

ne

vs

hja-t svnder

nSn

owers

h6r

Skenland.

vs

anda

machton

orloch ha.

-n6n

S-fter to

en

kr^jon hja twispalt,hja


tk\ to

nis n6n

thSr

thrvch

vrdr^ven

was

hapa, ek

twam

an

d^l

6ne

fyl

hja

uthS,wede

wi

selva

Th^rvmbe

land

twisk

vs

bifolkath,^nd

sunnich
al.

Tha,t folk

folk w6i.

en

is,k^m

svnken

midland

that

nei

j6r f

st6p-

thju sk6dnesse.

is

Alsa
100

kni

folka

bl6st,sMvona

is

kl4t,o Frya.

thin

path vppat

SkSnland

Jes.

w^n.

strama

kranna, wolka

thinna

berga nygath

thS,t ffirword:

Alsa

Mgen.

MSd^a-sblik

fon

ty sudwarth

half

en

tliinga warath, thfir


stjurar, Hju is thri p61a,that

tha

thrvch

binne

mitbrocht

FOLSTAE.

ADBLA

vrlandeska

knd

Tithfimeda

alia

ThIIRA

BOK

THET

hive

Tha

byldon.

^k

prestera

engosta h^ra, hja heton hjara selva Mdgjara,


"nd k^ning
hjara aller ovirste h^t Magy, hi is hS,vedprester
send

tha

mith

6n, allet ore


hjara weld.

folk

send

Finna

vnder
thrvch

vs

algadur drov

folk

Tha,t

hja

binydane,

hwand

",nd

jeta

fiil

that

ella

fvl kvada

Hja

men

hS,vath

hjarafersta
hja th^r alsa
send hja navt

send

slavona

ne

fon

tha

hjara mSninga.

gaston is, th6r


fon

mfeuath

ma,nniska

gast

wSpne, tha

presterum

Hja

inda

Wr.aldas

st^ne

n6me,

en

afsk^n

stS,ne,forth

send

",rger fon

djara gluppe,
nawet.

hja

6nis

navt

send, thach

fin vp, that wi thSr bi S-fter


to

n^th

h6ten, hwand

blodich

",nd

in-t siffer S,nd fellik ",nd al

is nul

nfiton

knA

hja

Magjara kS,pra.
'

Magjara

Tha

tellath

that

Skenland, Scania,Scandinavia.

hja
f

tha

219-3101

",rge gfi,ston

2092

v.

Chr.

74

THET

a,nd

banna

vrbanna

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

TEERA

BOK

thgr

mugon,

is-t folk

vr

61an

in

nen
blydskip
vppira w6sa nis nimmer
tha Magjara
w6ron, sochton
to bisjan. ThI hja god s6ten
athskip bi vs, hja bogadon vp vsa tal and s6dum, vp vs fja
",nd vppa vs ysere w^pne, th^r lija
g6rn to fori bjaragoldun
and sulvere syrhedum wandela
wilde, "nd hjara tjothhilthat vrskalkton
tha p61on, men
binna
don hja immerthe
Achtantich
-wakendom.
j^r forther,just wer-et jolvsa

knd

Mse

ange

hja vn-warlingelik

fgrste,ther kemon
drewen

wind

ovir

Sk^nlandar

to

hedon

hira

storne-

Th^

flya

navt

anhropen,

warl^sed.

rSd

thrvch
Th^r

runnande.
warth

vrdgn, Frya

wrdon

machton

landa

vsa

sn6i

tha

men

wrdon

kiMa

wrdon
hja wither
sS,mlath,thri p61un fon Goda-hisburch*
stonden, tha orloch bil^v. K4t jeftaKater-inue, alsa hete
burch
K4t
to Goda
was.
was
thju fam, thfir burchfam
let hju nen
rM ni
stolte and
ne
hachf^randa, th^rvmbe
tha tha burchhera
Moder
foUistar anda
ne
fr^ja. Men

fata, tha

that
th^re

Moder

hja

svndon
Minna

tha.

selva

alsa

was

n^i

bodon
there

TexMnd

Moder-is

nei
nome,

folk fon

othera

jongk
stjurarm^nja and M-et
thesse
Dennemarkum.
Ut
fon
tha
Ast-flyland and
tocht is thju skydnese fon Wodin
bern, sa-r vppa burAnda
hir eskreven.
Alder-gamude t
wry ten is and
gum
and
sin n6me
Sterik was
aide sSkaning.
ther reste
en
tha hrop vr sina d^da was
grat. Thisse aide rob Mde thr^

let ala tha

neva;

there
er

thene

Wodin
E-mude

berman

to
west.

aldeste

hemde

Ast-flylandby
Tiinis

and

Lumka-makjaJ

to

sin eldrum
Inka

t-us.

w6ron

Enes

sSkamper

bi
was

and

As tha
aifustnw bi hjarafaderjaanda Alderga-mude t-vs.
bi ekk6rum
kemon, kSron hja Wodin
jonga kampar nw
to hjara h^rman
jeftakaning ut, and tha sfikampar k6Tiinis to-ra sekaning and Inka to hjara skelte bi ther
ron
tha nei tha Dennemarka
Tha stjurargvngon
nacht.
fdra,
mith
sin wigandlika landwfir in.
ther nS,mon
hja Wodin

Qoda-hisburch,Gothenburg.

t Alderga, Ouddorp (bijAlkmaar),

ifLumkamakja

bithgre Emuda,

Etnbdeu.

BOOK

THE

and

recall
that

so

the

you

evil

never

ADELA's

OF

and
spirits,
see

this

frightensthe people,

cheerful face.

75

FOLLOWERS.

well

the Magyars sought


established,
praised our
language and customs,

When

they were
friendship,they

our

cattle

our

and

iron

which
they would willinglyhave exchanged for
weapons,
their gold and silver ornaments, and they always kept their

people within

their

that outwitted

boundaries,and

own

our

watchfulness.

Eighty

afterwards,
just

years

the

at

time

of the

Juul-

feest,they overran
our
driven
country like a snowstorm
All who
could
flee away
not
by the wind.
killed.
were
but
the Schoonlanders
Frya was
appealed to,
vians)
(Scandinahad neglected her advice.
Then
all the forces were
assembled, and three hours from
Godasburgt they "were
continued.
Kat
Katerine
or
withstood,but war
the
was
of the priestess
who was
name
Burgtmaagd of Godasburgt.
Kat
was
proud and haughty, and would neither seek counsel
nor

aid from

the

knew
(citizens)
Texlandto
the

mother

this,they

Minna

the
sent

this

"

was

Burgtheeren
to

messengers
the name

of

all the sailors and

summoned

"

when

themselves

the Eeremoeder.

mother

but

the young
men
this expeditionthe

from

From
Oostflylandand Denmark.
is inscribed
which
the
dels,
citahistory of Wodin
on
sprang,
and is here copied. At Aldergamude there lived an
old sea-king whose
was
name
Sterik,and whose deeds
famous.
This old fellow had three nephews. Wodin,
were
lived at Lumkamakia, near
the Eemude, in Oostthe eldest,
flyland,

with his
Tennis

and

their

warriors

had

their leader

for their

then
and

or

had

once

commanded

Denmark,

Inka
where

for their admiral.

they

took

on

his valiant host.

troops.

naval

sea-kingand

sailed to

He

warriors,and were
just thei^
father
at Aldergamude.
When
the
assembled
together,they chose Wodiu
nis
king, and the naval force chose Ten-

were

with

staying
young
to be

Inka

parents.

Goda-hisburch

is

Gothenburg.

t Alderga is Ouddorp,

ne;ir

Alkmaar.

X LumkamS.kja bithere Emuda

ia Embden.

board

The

navy

Wodiu

"

76

Wind

was

THi^RA

BOK

THET

alsa

and

rum

hja

weron

s^

selva

ra

Mv

weldich

sin
fogathhede, d6lde Wodln
Frya was
hjara w6penhrop "nd

amerfng*

en

an

brothar

northeska

Tha. tha

Skenland.

FOLSTAE.

ADBLA

by-m

thri

an

wiga.

sloch

hi bikward

to

tha

Tha
thene
Magjara as of et ba.rn weron.
M^gy fornom ho sin Ijvdal ombrocht wrdon, tM sand hi
mith st",f"nd krone.
Hja seidon to Wodin, o thv
bodon
Finnen

"nd

wi

hwat

ned

hS-ve is ut

den

wi

send

den.

Je

k"ningar,

gratestethera

alra

brothar.willengklikanfat h"ve,

hja neth
wi

navt

vs

h"rdar

ha,lte

",nd

kemon

fillrikdom,

folk

is fon

thin

slavona

aste

yser.

tha wilda

rondbl^sa

",nd

vsa

Frya weldiger is
in

asal

skat

hira

skolde

wi

6r-rik

that

del

skoldon

jv vral

alle willath

far-i w6sa,

skolde-t
sfifyra

to l",k driwakoste, vsa

mllra

heth

Meigy

Thene

kS,ning knd

vsa

Hwat

wither

skep-

wilda

tha

skilun

wigandliksteka,ning irthas,thin

Warth

w6sa.

hwersa

seith,sa

M^gy

wil sin ha,ved

Hi

bist thene

Thv

ledsa.

that

sjan

frejath,men

burchfam

alg^dur vrdva.

vs

g",stonet semine.

vsa

vrdva, ek

hi heth

men

Thene

meld.

ne

to tha

ekk6rum

thinre

helpe an

vsa

hakka.

jetavppa

vs

al

jvw

wi

thrvch

send

wi

men

that

meue

a,nd thi alle send

fyanda forth-f"tereth
"Wi ha,vath often

skeldich,thach

farut

ga.

wostS.udwigandlik,menhinasnavtklar
sterik,
sjande,thSrthrvch w"rth i in hjar m6ra fvngen ",nd thrvch
Wodin

thene

was

Magy

*thisse k^r

navt

nfimande,men
there

m6na

stornewind
kum

mar

kroneth.
ne

Rju

f6lo

sinde,brudon

Kat

acht forskine

nilde,jompade

S.nd fetere tha


del svnder

enkel

Amering, nog in N.-Holland


oogenblik. Cf. Kiliaau in voce.
t Katsgat,bet Kattegat.

stolkes

to fS,ra there

th6r navt

skepa vppa
Tha

in

mith

hinne, Kat
Moder

wr

Wodinkroned

gebruik, beteekent

ner

to f4ra

Th4

bord.

skorra

to mistane.

man

heten.
hjathastretKEitsgatf

stjurar4nd land-wSrar,tham

kem

fonna DenneAfternfii h".von


was, gvng-er

daar

"

ademtoclit,

THE

The

wind

BOOK

OF

ADELA

fair,so

was

77

FOLLOWERS.

they arrived

immediately in

Schoonland.
"Wodin

When

divided his

their

was

the

northern

powerful
and

war-cry,

forces

had

Icing,we
from

crown,

who

guilty,but

but
illwill,

are

still at

our

for

maagd
Magy

all that

We

have

but

she

took

if

kill

we

other, then

kill all the

but

he has

our

spiritstogether. He

your
be

that

seen

You

the

are

slaves.
back

drive

could

What

with

the

Very

proceeding
Kat

with

ships

overboard.

of

called

of

an

the

their

eye.

use

Then

of

in North

f Katsgat ia the Kattegat.

all

in her

earth,and
will all

we

for you

of your

if you

would

deeds

sound
re-

would

did
the

storm

When

Holland

wish

not

this

to

pear
ap-

general assembly,
and

arose

with

strait

Wodin

to

whom

secretly,taking

away

or

This

Magy.

soldiers to

Denmark,

crews.

come

great riches,

the

on

the

who

mother

Kattegat.

Amering, stillin

will

trumpets

by

and

Kat,

banks

the

upon

sailors

the

ing
fight-

was

crowned

But

either

in

his head

be

Our

displeasingwent

them.

before

jumped

toils,and

was

The

us.

and
strong, fierce,
clear-sighted,therefore he was

not

of the

many

of

king, and

the fame

he

in their

down

king

Burgt-

your

powerful than

more

it would

warlike,but

enemies,who

our

possesses

glory

done

brothers

your

shepherds

our

with

was

numbers

our

his

almighty

done

notice

Become

everywhere. Wodin

taken

by

no

and

how

often asked

warlike

savages

Finns

attacked

lay

precede you

was

have

out

Frya

messengers

we

is much

praises,and

your

heard

wild

will

most

Magy
Wodin

Magy

Frya

of iron.

peopleare

your

The

rest.

the

to

half
the

together,,

back

sent

we

driven

were

and

lap.

that

heels.

that

each

said

think

we

help,

says

with

the

and

necessity. You
of

When

utterlydefeated,he

are

out

drove

been

truncheon

met

into three bodies.

army

they

Magyars like children.

brothers

signifya

the
was

was

breath

drove

the

total

struction
de-

afterwards

crowned,
or

he

twinkling

78

wilda

vppa

kemon

16s

; thi

"Wodin

b"k

to

nw

th^r

bi

gradum

bog

alsa

thvradon

ne

k6m,

wither

na

jav

M^gy

thene

mith

wind

twyrne

en

krudon

forskina.
him

sin

hirSkad,
warth

Wodin

hwand
mong,
vrm^ten, that-i Frya

s6r

a.nd Wraldas

spota thvrade,thawyla hi sin frya hals

^nd

Sin rik
byldum.
Magy s6ide that-

drochten-likande

falska

fara

to

lik

h^r, men

h^jelbuje

een

tawerkrudon

w6ron

gast misk"na

rutar, lik

al

Afternei w"rth-i

toghater to-n wif.


men

FOLSTAR.

AUELA

w^ron

hja ajn Wodin-is


S,nd
hja omme

wendon
As

TH^RA

BOK

THET

sjvgun jgr,tha vrdwind-ir,Thene


er
hjara godon* vpnimeth were, "nd that hi fon
mong
tin th].
vmbe
folk lakton
th^r over
vs
hjam welda, men
stnt w6i w6st
Tha Wodin
h6de, k6m th^r twispalt,wi
en
th",t nilde thene
wildon
Magy
en
ora
kS,ning kjasa,men
navt
hengja. Hi w6rde that et en rjuchtwere, him
me
thrvch sina drochtne jfiven. Buta S,nd bihalva thissa twist,
sin MS-gjaraknd Finna, th^r Frya
ther jet-6nemong
sa was
hilde

dfide as-t im
thi Magy
nilde, men
bi Wodin
sin toghaterh^de en
svn
wvnen,
sinde,hwand
wilde thene Magy that thisse fon en hage kom-of
and nw
w6sa
skolde.
Thawyla alle sanade "nd twista,kr6nade hi
thene knap to k"ning S,nd stS,lade hin sels as
foged "nd
hildon fon
thfir mar
Th6ra
foramond
jeftar^djfivaran.
leton him
bidobba,
hjara balg as fon th",t rjucht,tham

Wodin

ner

gra

navt

goda brudon
hjara Ijvda bik ward,
en

fon

Mv
Nw

",nd tha

drista Finna

kvmath
6rost

rjuchtvppet pat.

ThIT

ELLA

STET

th^re

HAVE

Tha

Fon

Buech

vppa

flodon

mith

nef

VPPER

Tunis

"nd

WaRABURCH

Stavia, thi^r

is

Lidsen

sin nfef

OK

MEN
aftere

Stavrb.

Tiinis mith

thet forma

ALL^NA

NAVT

Magjara

to skip ind
stjm-argvngon
as
rojarmitha.

gvngen
sk^dnese
fon

tha

Inka

TO

F6I0

w6i.

tha

men

sinum

sk^pum

Da,nnemarka

"

to honk

of,men

Wodin, Odin, Wodan.

hi

kfira wilde,gvng-i
ne

macht

thSr

navt

THE

attacked

the

BOOK

upon

who

savages,

Wodin's

ADELA's

OF

troops like

all

were

horsemen,

hailstorm

; but

they were turned hack, and did not


again. "When Wodin returned,Magy gave
wife.

to

they

Whereupon
that he
and

Fry a

the

dared

incensed

was

magic herbs,

were

audacious
of

he

and

false and

like
dare

him

he

and

bent

fell

and

wind
whirl-

to

his

with

by degrees

to disavow

Wr-alda, while

79

FOLLQ-WERS.

appear

daughter

herbs; but

he

became

ridicule the

his free head

so

spirits
before

deceitful

images. His reign lasted seven


years, and then he disappeared. The
Magy said that he
taken up by their gods and
was
still reigned over
us, but
our
Wodin
people laughed at what they said.
When
had
wished
disappearedsome
We
time, disputes arose.
to
choose
another
king, but the Magy would not permit it.
He
asserted that it was
his rightgiven him
by his idols.
But besides this dispute there was
between
the Magone
yars
and
would
honour
neither
Finns, who
Frya nor
Wodin
did just as he pleased,because
his
; but the Magy
daughter had a son by Wodin,and he would have it that
this

sou

of

was

high

descent.

and

quarrelling,he crowned
himself
as
guardian and
for themselves

more

but

way,

the

good

fled back

the

boy

their

Magyars
took ship,accompanied by

disputing

were

king,

as

Those

justicelet

took

men

with

all

counsellor.

for

than

While

him

and

set

who

work

up

cared
his

own

their

departure. Many
the sea-people
troops,
body of stalwart Finns as
and

rowers.

Next

comes

and

Neef

All

this

ON

Port

When
towards

stage

the

historyof Neef

Tennis

Inka.

is

ALSO

the

upon

of

insceibed
THE

not

BtJEGT

the

on

only

StAVIA,

WHICH

Warabuegt,
LIES

BEHIND

but
THE

Staveb.

Teunis
Denmark

wished
; but he

Wodin

to

home,

return

might

is Odin

not

or

land

Wodan.

he

there,for

^^

first

went
so

the

^^'^^i^'

80

THET

ne

landa,th"t

ne

macht-er

mith
tb^r

vmbe

fara

bi

bja

vmbe

that

setta.

Th4

thrvch

thju

hede,

hja r^d

folk.

fon Atland
hi mith

by

tha

stek

m^nde

wysa

fon

Inka

fon Findas

folk

Magjara

ovir.

ther

delath

ther

As

niska

vs

vmbe

land

Mo

fon

tha

k^men,

Lydas

wilde hi ther

Th6r

en

tha

tha

Th^r

ka,ningar
Finna

masta

is,was-t-inna

knd

sk^pa

ekkorum;

Inka

al thrvch

ninmer.

thjuporte
middels6

th^r f61o mkn-

wSron

lind f6re Kr^kalanda


Th6r

gvngon.

Sjn wfiron

That

ak

ella h^de

far th"t weld

h^de Tiinis vp r^kned.

Cadix.
Kftdik,

"nd

folgjawilde, "nd

gode h"ve kjasaa,nd fon ther

'

b6da

to

hl"we.

6ne

S,nd f6re Kr^kalanda

was.

th^r

Tiinis

fon nef

h^inde

land

w6sa,

fl4ta fon

k^d

svnken

vsa

d^l

folk tellath ",nd tha

Lyda-his land.

tha h^inde

vrleren

tha

al et

hach

en

As

vmbe

Th^rthrvch
n6i

wel

den

6r

fon

hede

machte.

h6de

wel

skolde

ek

skedon

Atland

hi

koste,gvng

th"t

gvngen.

folk n6i

wrocht, that
h^re Moder

l^va

gryns

hja nw

Tha

",rgto

a,nd 4k

fon

byskin

allinggenth^re

fon-t Findas

kvmen
Mo

en

h^de, tha

th^re middels^.
"k

er

thjanja,hlipon

to

Tiinis for

owera

nocht

strand,lind Inka

n^f Tiinis is ifternei t^l

N^f

ra

iu-t

sin

nither

f",rane ikv

to

lik

vrbilewen

wrde

enes

Tutja

Tiinis wilde

vmbe

jahw^der kjasa, hwam

wonder, by

fon

^land

heten

selva

twist.

middels6

that

k6-

formath

kadik

hja-ra

that

Egiptalandum,

Inka

fone

",fter macht

n^i

tha

s^ide, that-i

navt

r^e

en

fon

Ijvdum frethoch

nSva-t-althus

farande

men
liftochta,

krfij.on
hja

w^ron

str^te

Inka

d4ja

navt

kfi,ningfon

men

Eindas

nilde

hS,ye,

althus

stSnene

6ne

allerhanne

hja

selladon

burchf^m

rika

thrvch

skold alsa

bira,wa ",nd

forth

folkplanting KMik/^

hjara have

thju

Hi

landa

tha
kM

Flyland

et

omkomth

brek

there

alinga

there

to

Hir

tha

Alsa

d6i.

Imd

nachtis

tbes

hja

Ak

bisjowath.

lek

fon

Ijvdum

FOLSTAE.

lind forth n",rne.

landa

ne

gvngon

mon

was.

thju Moder

hede

navt

sinum

TH:i:EA ADELA

BOK

Th^rut fara

82

THET

rikka
sa

forsta

to tha

hja

elanda

utsach.

skula
As

hja theran
wild-et

Thyr |
tham-is

vppe

hja

wildon

Fiuna

Th"

hja

a,nd

magjara

tha

bist ferhemanda

miige.

wilde, gvng
vsa

tha

bS,rnst6num
Tiinis

Men

S,nd

bS,don

hi

him

wildou

mS,r

skolde

finneste

mith-a

felo

sk^pa

tomakad

lether,ther

wrtein

thi skS.t

sa

fyl Tiinis

Westflyland w4rth

"

2193-193

tho

Ijvda
bi

2000

w^ron

tha.t

V.

Chr.

hachta

navt

hja
nam

er

vrsella

ser

win

ende.

nen

ysere

k^pljvd
hja
",nd

van

hja
5,nd

hvning

"nd

sitlun

sjan.
Thi

alle

jerde.

as-er

mith

Mith

grevaman

al

fon

hi
thinga bigfi,stered,

t Thyrliisburoh,
Tyrus.
zoon

nei

uy

n6n

tha

rojar j6va

Thv

neta.

wilde,

nede

stjvrar

wepne

kemon

al thessa

Thyr, de

wi

Th4

Flymar binna.

thrvch

Sydon,men

that

ninmer

hja

burch

b".rde

t",mar

hk

ne

aide

nei

mith

let

svme

fon-ra

hreda
to

S,nd

Tunis

sk^pa j6va, ther

let-i-to hr6da

min

drochtena

ysera

vsa

frSjath^r

w6rum

alsa

Thyrhisburchf

S.k w^ron

hede.

tha

orloch

hja, ther

twintich

Twe-lif

gold

there

flirsjande
were,

th6r

hja vnenes,

tiinia,men

nen

hja

fon

to.

om

land, to wither-jeld

nawet

god.

th^t

b"rnstene

ner

wepne

hjam
ella

S,nd

hja hjara

burchwal

hjarar

sandon

seidon

wi

lersta

to

thrju

skolde

thSrvr

K4dhemar

sw".rvar

Tha

as

staldon

ther

S,nd forthn^i

tha

fvn-

Nef

en

hja

nildon

6ra

nildon

kM

hjara k",ningbik"nne.

as

wM

ana

bi there

en

ora

th"t

hja

god saton, th^

nw

that forma

ne

badon

heton

Tiinis evg

100

jeva wilde, wrdon

jerdei weron

S.nd

bilesa

ther

hja

noma

alsa

were

thera

Fryasburch beta,

",nd tha

Magjara
hete.

en

nw

kad, that

diapa slinka,alsa-t

midloste

Yppet

Tha

Nei

is.

twam

S,fternei bvwadon

vp,

svnie

im

mith

eland

en

svnken

hja

vral werath.

hja

to Phonisivs

an

jer*'neiatland

S,nd 93
don

hja

folk

that

Kadhemer

tha

wrdon

".nd thervmbe

lesta kemon

sine flate ",nd sin

mendon

utsagon,

weron,

FOLSTAK.

ADELA

thrvchdam

fira,men

wanhaven

r^wera

TH^RA

BOK

Odin.

THE

haven

from

princes;

BOOK

which

but

he

they

they

arrived

the

the

at

found

coast

they

there

appeared

they

established

wall

round

island
be

to

coast,

disagreed about

it.

the

was

of

name

his

feast-daythat they had landed


they off'ered to recogniseTennis as
Teunis

let himself

make

sent

inhabitants

iron

wanted

But

Teunis,who

amber,

and

would

him

to

let them

freightwith
as

then

and

saddles

never

been

Teunis

2193-193

and
seen

row

it was

upon

in

return

their

perpetualking.

and

the others would


well

but

Sidon;
have

on

They

first

of

in

our

also wished

to

incessant.
he had

require.
tanned

gold,such

no

and

came

they would

wine, honey,

do

to

whom

some

merchants

he would

an

at

nothing

them

not

lished,
estab-

Magyars

goods, and

bridles mounted

they
vide
pro-

Twelve

leather,
as

had

before.

years before
+

with all this

Flymeer

the Grevetman

is 2000

Finns

which
twenty vessels,

as

laden with

sailed to the

enchanted

finest

people to

many

ships were

the

have

Thyr

of

which
treasure,

Westflylandthat

Christ.

sold

Then

it

there

well.

amber.

or

city

and

about it were
inquiries
far-seeing,
pretendedthat

was

one

call it

only foreignadventurers
we

that

to

their

iron weapons

begged

are

the

give

to

and
idols,

would

coast

respect. But when


everythingwent
weapons,

our

so

of the

Near

built

wanted

and
of

town

and

middle

the

they were

seamen

not

buy

more

the

as

them, saying,You

do

we

old

some

far

expedition as
with

persuaded,and

quarrelabout it. When

any

they
the

be

last

hundred

one

la

Some

of their

one

thought
At

Fryasburgt,others Neeftunia ; but the Magyars


begged that it might be called Thyrhisburgt,
Thyr

tered
shat-

away.

afterwards

they

rich

deep bays, so

two

islands.

Then

such

submerged.

was

themselves,and
place.

the

coasts

them

with

three

the

on

dtove

Phoenician

under

serve

people had

inhabitants

an

the

but

his

after Atland

83

FOLLOWERS.

and

go

and
pirates,

were

ninety-threeyears

name,

might

his fleet and

as

appearance,
that

ADELa's

OF

he induced

f Thyrhisburchis Tyre.

is thfesea-o4-0diB.

84

THET

THifeRA ADELA

BOK

wroclite that Tiinis bi


bvwa
tha

is

mark

thSr

Thju

tol6tmark.

machton

to farand

wither

k",mpar

ni",n

men

w^ron

vsa

h^inde

s4

to

acht,j^rlikessjvgun Thyrjar skepa

wi

kSmon

hja

hja",lati
ajn

vsa

s6-

mgna

vpper

l^tane

to

ella

ra

melde

ne

is bisloten

Thgr",fter

wandelja

vp

f^re

as

loge

en

heten ",nd

that

rede

Moder

w^pne,

ysere

sk4dne,

to

Wyringgaf

Tyrjarthus fry spelhSdon,

tha

Th4

navt.

buta

skolde

vrkapja

thju sted Almanaland*

a,fternei to

hja

Flymar

fon-t

mvde

there

mAchte, "fternei

FOLSTAR.

",nd navt

mar.

HWAT

th^re

by

jande.

kad.

ThSrvr

w",rth wnnen,
mende

hju

ho wi misd^n

sagon
h6ten.

Hir"fter
heton

Gola

wel

",nd fer fon


skin

wydena
selva

fon

wei

ThS,

hja

Ijuda
fara

th^re

hSta,

kirt

ISton

ysere

kapre

hja

th"t

thSr

to

fr^-

Moder-is

rfid

Thfirvmbe
wi

as

61and

to r6de

iftern^i

MisselljaJ
Tha

Mde.

were

wendena
vsa

tha

wepne

ind

ind

Ameland.

t Missellja,
Marseille.

wilde

skares bifolkad

ira selva

selva

ra

lik

thSr

Vmb

weron,

w^pne

Almanaland,

et land

trowe

seton

wi
wi

wSre.

trjuwendne
wel

ho

that

men

stek,thach

an

en

sS.ndalingaprestera Sydon-is.tha

Moder

there

Skene

vsa

tha

bilSid.

leid

kap

lyast fSr of.

ra

hivon

sjan thet

j6vane,

to

h6de

skil blika

Gola," alsa
hSdon

kwS,

nSn

er

sach

thi,t

hja

acht

m^na

ene

Moder

men

Middelsd, thSr

tha

kfimon

Nw

w",rth

that

fon

IS.

WEDEN

OF

heme

northlikste

Inner
Sland

THJEB

in

betre

vsa

tal

west,

nomath

stjurar leter
wandeldon

en

nw

gode
trowe

ana
as

was

hja

ra

hede, jefta
den

h",ve.

hjara kdp-

allerMja syrhedon
djara huda, w^rfon

t Wyringgft,Wieringen.

" Gola, Galli,Gaulois.

to

in

THE

to build

Teunis

Afterwards

place

they
The

laatmarkt.

to what

they

she

the loss of
in

far

the

and

near

and

no

in

more

What

island

them
we

the

at

which

part of

afterwards

what

advice

what

saw

Missellia

island

she

there

thinly peopled,and

had

they

in

our

or,

in

short,

afterwards

all sorts

of wild

had

wished
in

is Ameland.

X Misselljais Marseilles.

were

called

we

mother.

truth

from

but

truth,

in

is

weapons
and

weapons

Wyringa
are

the

selves
them-

established,

beautiful copper

" Gola

seen

the land

the

well

abundant

as

seafaringpeople

our

iron

our

see

missionary

that

far from

they were

"When

jewels for

to

will be

the

as

observed

as

to

it; but

made,

called abstainers

exchanged their

beasts, which

Almanaland

she

language followersof the


been

asked

they had
impression,

Triuwenden,"

of

there lies
and

harm

we

was

favourable

called them.

their merchants
and

have
"

resolved

held.

was

no

called,had

were

better

goods, to

was.

came

Golen,

The

Sidon

now

saw

mistake

priestsof

called

play,

was

(Marseilles).Hereafter

had.

to make

this

asked, and

was

we

In order

free

Mediterranean

the

They

reason

was

paid

Thyrian ships

seven

of

generalcouncil

distance,so

some

only

it

sell

was

our

Therefore

Consequence

the

mother's

thus

away

Toe-

year.

close to the coast.

buy that, on
The

allow

to

In the northernmost
an

take

to

seafaringpeople.

our

general assembly

Thyriers had

the

should

attention

no

and

called

was

they

that

but

weapons,

Flymeer.

Almanaland,

advised

As

of the

Wyringen

at

mother

said.

from

came

called

was

traded

everything except iron

85

FOLLOWERS.

at the mouth

warehouse

this

where

market

ADELA'S

OF

BOOK

hides

southern

our

Wieringen.

the Galli

or

Gauls.

86

THET

landa

suder

vsa

felo

S,nd tha

ertne

hwa

folk

theret

kem,

than

ISnadon

Phonisia,that

nei

most-i

siua sibha

an

and

were

is

forbylde.

mocht
lith

wiva, tha

ertne

sk^ka

ther tha

hern

drochtne

to

Nw

SKRIWA

WI

wi ther

thrvch

sjvgun ilanda, n6math


Middel

wek.
inut

tha

Th^r
563

fam,

vppet

st6t

bvppa

jerf nei
Min-erva

tha

al

vmb

nawet.

hjara falske

an

suderlanda

vsa

TH^RA

MiN-EEVA,

AND

"ud

n^i

ene

16s,ler

aldland

",nd

Brittanja

is

thju bnrch

is,sat

n6ma.

Overa

Thjus fam

fvl

was

This

Skelda

writen.

ny

1630

V.

tha

Flyburch

Clir.

stjurar

god keren,

"ud

r-anhlith

was

burch

wise

en

was

Middelburg.

f 2193-563

hir

ton6ma

et th6re

renka,sken

there

Walhallag"ra,*

Thrvch

red, thaer hju lenade, was

alle 6therum.

w^kf^mkes

send

",nd w"k.

svnken

ton6math.

Skelda,ther

thju folgjandeskednesse

hira

was

th^re

Fryas sjvgum

iland

is

thSra

w^grum

NyhelMnja
hwand

tha

manna,

OeLOCH

THA

VE

Suder-rSn-mvda

th"re

Bi

selva

vrlSren hive.

Gola

anda

hin

god

hjara thjansterum,

vmb-ar

KaLTA

BUEGHFAMNA
ho

si

jSvane.

WILLATH

And

ninm8,n

Britne

weron

stolon

Wralda

land

wiston,leton hja alweis mangh-

manghfirtne

fon

sin lifin

seten,thin

rju felo

javon hja tha

lind thessa

hi th6r

luklik,as

ther

foradon him

skriwa, that-et

Brittannjaweron

tha Gola that

al thissa

Thach

hul ind

"Was

palmland.
s4

tyadon

Was

hede, that

gola him

"tha

Gola

Ljarar horiga mangh-

",rgvrbrud

tha

m",nniska

tha

to

hjarafininnigewin.

fon

"nd

tha

and

fersta

todvan

alsa

vs

fon

frese

bed

sw^t

Men

weron.

drochtenlika

thrvch

thera

kadhemar

FOLSTAE.

ADBLA

bikvma

to

wla

fyradon allerhana
tha

THtlRA

BOK

hel
sat

'

bvppa

Syrh6d.

",ndkwikwas

THE

countries

but

with

promoted
wine.

If any

his life

was

Golen

their
of

in

him

sent

and
friends,

people so happy

In

Britain

these

there

Wr-alda

WE

no

to the

their

how

KaLTA

therebylost

we

Britain
Near
there

the

are

southern

our

to the

mouth

of the week.

In

the

middle

"

Five

hundred

of Atland
town
"

of

the

presided.

This

from

BETWEEN

the

on

THE

lands

and

and

the Scheldt

virgins

seven

is the

it

city of

of this

walls

Above

sixty-threeyears

that

is, 1600

were

years

new

side of the
maiden

city

the words

are

was

la 1630

after the

before Christ

whose

and

name

This

was
name

clear above

sion
submera

"

wise

Min-erva
was

well

all others.

Scheldt,at Flyburgt, Sijrhed


full of tricks.

Walhallagara is Middelburg, in

+ 2193-563

all

gods.

island

one

and

her counsels
other

girlseverywhere

children

Frya's

by the sailors Nyhellenia.

chosen,for

women.

watch."

priestesspresidedhere,

called

On

"

few

nothing. So

Khine

following historyis inscribed.

Read, learn,and

idea of it.

any

southern

after

Walhallagara (Middelburg),and
the

and

Golen.

of the

islands,named

seven

family,

MiN-ERVA,

AND

all

he

good

so

off

WaR

THE

his

was

steal

to

to false

them

"When

but

for

that

refuge,

to

carried

Britons

ABOUT

BUEGTMAAGDEN
And

him

form

men,

purpose

give

WRITE

WILL

of

this,they

them

to

could

one

coast

himself

write

the country

plenty

knew

in order

Now

that

were

served

girls

the

poisonous

sweet

afforded

him

that

gave

of

Phonisia,that is, Palmland.

connections

and

of vile and

conducted

so

Golen

made

Golen

and

women

there,they

the

all sorts

inhabitants

people had

the

When

the

danger,the

87

FOLLOWERS.

celebrated

wanton

our

to

settled

was

the

ADELA'S

OF

which
festivals,

monstrous

and

BOOK

years

before

Waloheren.
Christ.

Her

face

was

88

THET

hira

Th6r

heten, tha

warth

vmbe

Syrhed

forstinne, wilde
Min-erva
alle

erath

wilde

Min-erva

bvppa

think

ovir hira

bona
h"rder

hvnd

seide

",nd

nachtul

w"kt

vrden

ovira

",nd
frjundskip,
vaken

thene

that

er

b^na

w"rk

t^wery

hju

hira

selva

misdSdon
that

ne

tha

hropande
wSter

fane.

ovira

",nd

irma

macht

hju
"nd

navt
mkv

"Was

blip hju over

nilde.

Forth

fori land"nd

vrblinde

land

eunen

myk

Thene

hvnd

"nd

thene

tha

musa

8,nd h"chfa,renh6d
wrden.

hju

to gvng

hiri

to

Golum,

thach

ne

fon iri

As

Kalta

fon

kwad

fon
As

tha

fvl "nd

mone

et wilde

er

vmbe

hede,werpte

wrde.

weke,

is

kvma

fon

betre

en

far nimman

hira nocht

tha

hju

"nd

neth

sibba

thera

grote

en

thrvch

al thi

hju

sach

hju

wilde
thene

s6

to
hef,tha stjurar

hja alle skolde vrg4n, sahwersa

that

men

lesta kemon

kidda

bona

kem,

hju ther

and

than

vppira

hju M^gjara

frfisewinna.

vnstumich,
anbidda

As

stjurarmar

thrvch

to

nSista

falikant ut

to l"rane.

Min-erva

sin vntocht

16t

wesa,

skolde,myk*

thene

sinra

"rger. Stolkes

to

in

Men

thrvch

fon,

thju m"n

fjeldatil thju hja

wrde.

ne

gvng

ovir sin her

hju w"kt

Til

hkva.

nachtul

en

wit

bjada, selva fon tha DenaThat vvnde


Syrhed,hwand hju

w^kendum
Th^

as

wrlandeske

en

tha

To

wesa.

thet

thredde

nSn

beden

",nd

utminthja.

f4ne.

vpper

navt

Flymar.

Lik

fresath

heM

thet

ther

knaked.

minth

enkel

S,nd fon t

wilde

ra

hju

stjurarhiri hjara

marka

sach

thrvch

Inna

wSra.

E6sa-mvda

stand

nede

Min-erva

er

was

6rn6ma

SyrhSd

S.nd

twede

thjustere

stjurarKi,lta

tha

et

Moder

in

immer

thrvch

that

vrsturvene

forma, Min-erva thet


folgsterebiskreven.
men

hju

mgnadon

landsata

wille tMve

utroste

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

thi red thfir hjujef,


was

tvnge,men

worde.

TH^RA

BOK

hja hiri

navt

thrvch hja
hju hirafi,gunhw6r

foriwSter

th^rthrvch
liildon,

is miini

Vppet forma w6rferste


tha al hira landsS,ta wSpned w^rou, 16t hjubS,rga
bjarskS,nka,
in tha.t bjarhede hju t^verdrank den.
As et folk nv algadur
mith

skipvrgvngen

Myk

m",n

wordt

",nd

nog

mus.

op Waloheren

gelioord.

90

THET

drunken

were,

to ISnande

kv

thogatrum Fryas, i

kvme
thrvch

thju

kvmen

is.

k"n-k-e

tnavt

et

thach

nv

Skelda

hwer

i bita

thfir makath

tha

tomet

hja hjvd degon


sparath hja liunent

ther mith

Neidam

miste.

is, s4

lera skolde.

Men

heth

thju

Minerva

frjunda,ivin

bihexnath

i nete

as

al

then

m6i.

Auda

Moder

vs

skold

et

selva
althus

wel

weta, ik skolde

Tha

hju

nei

hira

denera

In

S.nd neidam

nacht

drist vpper

burch

dol,hwand

Minerva

alle thrvch

tha

HlEBY

16s,Thach

jeva was

mS.n

et

vs

is.

sturven

burchfam

in

hjara

ik

nest

vr-

sin rede

hja

str6k
miste

",nd hira f^mna

folk

vrdrvnken

mocht

navt

overa

gvngon

was

fal

Sand

hja

al hwither

evin
hira

S,nd tha foddik wrdon

KVMTH

"nd

THA

Sk^DNESSB

JS,n is al 6n

f^ra "nd

hard

hropa

FON

mith

ther
utspr^k th^ra stjurar,

bikirta vmbit

gr^teste

vs

bihexnath,jes

nen

gvngon

K"lta

wel

hede, spode hju hira

vr

del

bl6dar,

r"ppa stjurarhreth.

Jon, J6n, Jhon

is

that

hex

ut

et

dvl-drysteiver
midlerwil

wilt

th"t

tha, men

big^stered,that

to wakane.

leit anda

thju

thi lerste worda

burch

alti

fja th".tl"sten

mot-et, ik wil thi tella, nas-k

hS,ve,

sea

hja vs

nv

al et folk

syde

ora

k"nnath

m^kja

hwer-

frjundatil

pompa

"nd

16nger

inhalden,

vr

Hark

Er-ut

barne.

ther

skriffilt fon

heth

ful lek

navt

alle

thS,t skriffilt

bydriv wSst

tyd

fert fon

ut

f",s"nd

stjurarnavt

tha

longer 6n.

ne

vpper

lerste

h",v ik my

Long

hja

standa,

keth, svnum

S,nd

vrsella,men

to

miige hwernei

i weta

th^re

skrifHlt

vs

6gon

wi inna

that

wel

wet

alle

that

h",ve,thrvchdam

leden

vmb

sach

hira w^ra

gpende hju

tigath weron

S-nd brek

hja

Tha

hira stridhros

vp

mSrnerM
tojensthira speri,

hira hole

mith

folstae,

adela

hju bvppen

gvng

skener.

navt

th:^ea

BOK

to

JoN.

jeven,thach

thrvch
mvgane.

wenhed
Jon

that
ellas
th",t

bern to-t-AldergS,,
to-t Flymar
sfikening,

ut

THE

she

mounted

the

that

her

Sons

times
sailors

what

about

the

the

there

paper

from

outdo

us.

so

other

pumpkin

people

cattle that

should
As

burn
soon

citadel

her

they

did

haste

missed
were

but

they

burst

for

now

they

of paper

to

come

are

able to make
a

always

people

our

should

all

the

well

all

our

know

as

with

out

come

and

bewitched
as

"

now

flax

save

was

that

has

it.

what

If I

do.

away

to

to

nest.

she

people were
they

the

sped

excited

so

had

heard.

Sandfal,and

citadel.

pronunciation varies,as the

-was

parts, they make

Kalta

However,

the

same

seamen

it easier

born
sea-king,

came

again

her

lamp

seamen.

History

all the

and

that

In mad

night

as

Min-erva, her maidens,

Jon, Jon, Jhon, Jan,


thino- to be

time

by the alertness of

all saved

We

from

should

the

my

Scheldt,where

friends

drunken

over

silence

your

willed

in her

into the

aim

side

which

stop to weigh what

hurried

her

the

not

show

all

I must
I

do

you

long kept

uttered these words

she had

not

they

on

the witch

as

from

my

lately.

but

the

to

Min-erva

but

misery because

which

on

mother

Burgtmaagd,

not

were

died

that in these last

longer. Listen, then,

making

the

bewitched,

yes,

"

she

know

I have

leaves,by

as

us

When

her, she opened

paper,

side of the

ships

come

from

it

our

no

know

principalindustry,the
learn

you

of it is.

may

Now,

her

upon

upon

loss and

buy

to

do

you

On

time

much

reason
can

that
friends,

to

fixed

were

head

"

suffered

it, but

teeth.

longer come

no

her

beautiful.

more

daughtersof Frya,

have

we

know

said

and

of all

eyes

lipsand

be

not

91

FOLLOWERS.

war-horse, leaning

could

Sunrise

spear.
saw

her

ADBLA'S

OF

BOOK

of

name,

Jon.

though

like to shorten
to
at

call.

Jon

Alberga,who

the

every"

that
sailed

92

mren

mith

reis,rik
Nw

skold

hft- kern
tha

ho KS-lta

sach

and

Ijudum

Flyburch

vpper
h6ne

r^da

thene

heftich,that

mete

w",rther s^ uter

of

a,nd

gvng

ther

hgde,

al sinum

witterjeld

to

bi nacht

sin skelt

thrvch

Men

stek.

an

vrden

mith

er

Mr.

tha to Jon

rika burch

rom

vsa

kanina

nimma

jeta skriifilt mith

fon hir

er

gr6te buta-

en

otter,bever, "nd

filt fon

famna
linnent,filt,

fUr

birnsten,tin, k^per, yser, Mken,

mith

leden

folstae,

adela

sbepum, tohreth

",nd 27

100

to

th:6ra

BOK

THET

Ijudum w"rth thju foddik ind tha f"mna


hja navt to
Tach
hret.
Syrhed jefta K"lta ne mochton
fatane,hju klywde vppa utroste tinne, jahweder tochte
that hju inna
moste, th^ hwat berde ?
logha omkvma
and

sinra

svme

hju

Ijuda st"k

al hira

Dahwile

sk^ner

As

h^pa.
En

wy.

th"t

stramada

Tha

min-ais.*

K"lta

kMppar

hira

fora Tp

a-to

as

standon,kem

skrik

",nd stif fon

stjurarthat s^gon hripon hja

tha

is

orloch

to

far Minerva
thvsande

hwerthrvch

kvmen,

th^rut

folk

Skelde

ora

nei

hropande

to

fallen send.

thesse tidon

Under

Moder, hju

hMe

ful in there

warja, tach

nw-t

alsa

tonda

sand

mena

nedban

wrda

wei.

Jon

hin

burch

nimand

bSda

bek

Ijud hud
Jon

nw

felo fon

wilde,brudon
vsa

landar

folk

vs

folk

that m",n

S,nd allet

ora

Skelda

sina

Skelda
nei

let

"nd

al

ut

mith
flate,

wSron

fdmna

for Jon

skep,".nd

folk th6r

as

strafja

rjucht,hwand

dede

to

Sin

aiandum.

vsa

Ijudlik misdedar

Kilta Min-liia,
Minnesdoohter

alle

let-im'in banna,

wif ".nd bern

Hi

en

fat,men

",nd tha

hSrman

hin S,nd sin

hi stolkes hinne.

wa.rth

Bis-

mete.

landwerar

Minerva

wither

namon

pala

rnvda

frStho to

vmbe

Ijud vppa

jetao-ra

S,nd forth

Flymar

sach

land

Helprikthene
werar

land
th^

sin

is R6sa

hju kirte

tha

foddika,byonka

tha hwila alle

nei-t

mith

selva

tha

den

k^mon

strydande

fon bedar burchum.


men

thrvch

utketha, tha
Th",t

minne

kvg kem, myk

bodun

hju

thit

R6samond

was

al

fjuchtenhedon

THE

from

BOOK

ADELA's

OF

tlie Flymeer with

fleet of 127

93

FOLLOWERS.

fitted

sHps

for

out

long voyage, and laden with amber, tin, copper, cloth,


beaver
and
rabbit skins.
He
linen, felt, otter-skins,
a

would

also
how

saw

and

Kalta

that

angry

could
the

had

off with

he went

catch

not

furthest

the

her

steed

Kalta

beautiful

Then

her.
"

We

thousands

sent

messengers

and

on

would

be

all her

appeared

upon
"

out

To
wards
to-

that, they shouted,

which

arose

and

in which

war

short

his
him

to

of

departure. He

the

other

Scheldt

when

the

defenders

as

citadels.
while

well

Jon

did

that

well, for

people

who

had

all

all

as

erva
Min-

all the

soldiers

sailed

back

he

misdeeds,

of

Helprik,the

Scheldt,Jon

saw

board

refuge on

lamps,

but
appear';

for their

Kalta

took

the two

she

districts to call

were

seamen

all

Immediately

straightto our islands.


our
people took women

when

his

all the

done

peace,

of it.

work

who

of both

punished

had

fighting were

then

many

who

mother,

to preserve

side of the

board, and
be

she

on

must

landsmen

him

the other

men

she

they

up

the

the maidens

Flymeer,

the

with

Jon

chief,summoned
on

but

While

some

brought together all

taking with
fieet,

were

from

and

people poured

saw

throughout

The

country.

and

the

Flyburgt,

to

callingto them,

Schelda

made

it was,

general levy,which

his

ever,

by gentle means

bad

caught, but

than

Kosamond

how

the

horror,

seamen

so

climbed

happened

with

"

became

killed.

were

this time

saw

the

he

maidens,

they thought

what

when

admiral

the

and

and

other

"When

in her power

she

the

for Min-erva

are

At

but

transfixed

more

!"

people

His

it.

lamp

battlement,

stood'

citadel he

Sijrhed (or Kalta). She

killed in the fiames

people

here, but

all his

fire to

set

saved

people

from

paper

destroyedthe

of revenge

out

of his

taken

have

he

our

been

Min-his,Minnesdanghter.

and

to

His

ing
fight-

and

dren
chil-

his

people

secretlytook
islanders,and

fighting were

94

wrdon

nei

hwand

nv

land

nM-t

".nd

hja vp

fS,stafot

Brittannja thach

over

kr^ja,vmbe

ne

bist

m"kad,

to vrwurpene

thi

skilun

fjnr

wrda,

S-nd ik

et

Thyrjar
that

fon

northlika

al

berchland

hju hSten, hju

f4r

hira

over

Ka,ltaiiath6ton.

that

thessa
a,nd

hju

ers^ka

dor

hira

lind wrde

ysera

w6pne

there

n6se

endelik

birawath

omme

SSjene,de

Gola

"nd

over

al

ind

gadur

Sejene.*

hSt

thrvch

ni

mdr

n6de

forth

selva

bygrMon

over

S,nd

thryas

Thrvch

lera,th",t wrde

tha

Gola

tha,t lesta lik

el

burga nede,

nMe.

navt

wS,rth

to wille

navt

hjara

hju nen

in-et

hja K^ren-",k.

moder,

weldon

tha

Vmbe

burch

K"lta-s

fon
en

leid.

Seine.

blixen

jol enis

tham

navt

to

Lik

Kroders

burchfamna

folk

fry wesa

wer

thes

nv

efte foddik

n^n

kvn

n^n

vmbe

thi.

efte

en

enis delis that

hju ther

thrvchdam

lik

tha

thi

m"n

bitrowada, let hju

men

folgar ",nd

Men

tha,t kem
Brittauja,

twyas

hju

KS,lta kni

o-er

bvwa

jet anwSsa,

welde

thjus burch
men

is

fiil

to

",nd tha

men
beterja,

stS,ta til there

burch

ene

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ships

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my

will watch

and
like

come

lightning, and

one

revolution

our

southern

citadel

she

the

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nak.

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the

far

as

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castle

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because

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they
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and

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not

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like

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to rob

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Britain, partly

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and

thirdly,because
causes

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stupid and

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of their arms,

them

with

people

ring

nose.

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the Seine.

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them,

over

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it

mother,

true

all

built herself

name

as

all these
were

the land

Thyriers in

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live

arms,

had

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citadel

anything. They

having allowed

with

through

north,

whole

any

From

advice,and

labour.

your

followers, but

Kelts.

not

away,

my

all the

ruled

Burgtmaagden

lamps.

sent

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by

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under

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provide you

the

her

the

over

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called

dominion

obtained

take

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tin

Seine.

she

against their will, not for

been

get

of

to

still exists

said

carrier's wheel

the

land

fell upon

the exiles

and

news

mistress

was

high

It

Kaltasburgh.

to

I will

before

states

on

but

their

good footing there,

have

again, and

you.

Sea with

coasts,and
any

oifences

land, went

(Marseilles).Then

Kalta

came

away.

over

the

on

powerful and

improvement,

care,

as

our

make

was

now

to be free

all

mistake, for

Mediterranean

not

for small

own

wish

under

But

free,and

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could

was

Kalta, who, people

the water

along

government

still Frisians.

for your

and

step

to Missellia

on

95

FOLLCWEES.

the end.

of the

out

Cadiz,

to

Britain

born

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as

go

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beginning of

mainland

the

to

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alle

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men

tha

en

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land

hlipon
to

wider
sin

nach

skdra
ThS,t

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swor

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dede

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skip to

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men

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en

thS,t

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prestera

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k^rde

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by

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men

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swarta

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en

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flate nei

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skip uta

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To

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then

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taiingaheth thju Moder

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flesk,krudum,
mith

felum

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vppa

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tha

folk

wSron

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hja

send

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and

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heten,

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that land

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Jon

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tha Slanda

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burch

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ut

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as

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ther

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mitha,

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and

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hild hira

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wi

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to

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hede,

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hju,

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kemon

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seide

hwand

send,

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nen

with

to r^wana.

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sind

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vs

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run,

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t^ldon

ne

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men
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bern

rawa

Slanda,Insulae Joniae,Inaulae

Atheuia,Athens.

and

ne

piratarum,

skolda

BOOK

THE

Jon

took

the

Min-erva

the

found

the

lamp

mountains.

their

ships

were

called

the

built

From

the

and

the

on

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their

he

lands.

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the

he

Tyrians,

and

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between
made

peditions
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plundered

these

well

as

Italy

desirable.

wood

islands

Piratarum,

him.

of

coasts

thought

in

smaller

with

maidens.

own

city

maidens

distant

islands,which

largest he
for

her

her

and

99

FOLLOWERS.

and

and

near

some

the

Upon

ADELA

of Kalta

lamp

retained her

Between
Jon

OF

islands

Johannis

as

InsulEe.
"When

by

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goatherds, and
and

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who

cunning
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it,as

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Athenia

they

attack

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had

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the

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citadel

when

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you

some

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would

the

on

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took

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friends

as

of

said, those
not

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principal
personages
that

saw

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get

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the advice

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they gave

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if

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we

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they

that

did

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carry

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to

came

fight against their

to

received

were

pleasethem,

dlanda

agreed

the harbour.

to know

us, and

bought

asked

Athens, because, she

ought

us

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away,

them, they

was

dwellings.

replied,If nobody

Min-erva

iirst

help them

they thought

answered, "We

skins, and

continuallyto

came

said. How

Min-erva

in

not

peaceably.

building

were

we

did

violence,but

or

all

people were

great friendship.Min-erva

was

after

come

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is called

meat, wild roots,herbs,

on

clothed

we

distance

hour's

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lived

were

that

we

neighbours,who

they

country which
that

saw

Hellingers. At

showed

condition

the

of the hills,wherefore
slopes (Jiellinga)

settle there

might

examined

Attica,she

that

dwellings on

at

had

had

we

her

no

stand
to under-

princess. But
slaves ?

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in

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war.

buy slaves they would

Islands,or the Pirates' Isles.

100

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erva

herath

ther

hja navt

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mith

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fara

ther

hja

bloja,ne

skil

jeva

fifthusand

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folk

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th"t

wel

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is

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skolde

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neidam

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tha

nene
er

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as

as

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vsa

that

mochton, tha

gvngon

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Nyhellenia

godene

ene

ther

were,

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nimman

ther

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hel blika
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ute

tha

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seid hede

th"n

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Minerva

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selva

his

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vs

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emong

kvnde

ne

ne

ore

nildon

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mith

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trowa

wesa

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ra

to, alsa skil ther

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wi

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ora

fere

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andere, jef

letha

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tha

h"ve, skillon

efta wapne

erbja-

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seidon

hwand

seda to Athenia

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to

hja mith
hede, frejath

burchwepne,

yrsene

vm

",nd Minerva.

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ella tellad

nw

weldioh, tha

send

fon

burch ta

vsa

makja.

fon stSu

nv

thju skednesse

is

sk

wei driwa.

vs

helpa

hjararIjudakvmath

wi

bvmande, thSr
Thit

harlinga biliwa

vsa

willath tha forsta navt, hja willath

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gS,st. Therumbe
Moder

hja sa

Athenia

bl. 48-66.

vp

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fjvr

S,nd seidon

BOOK

THE

steal your

not

it.

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slaves.
us

the most

to build

helped us

is the

When

for iron weapons;


but

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this,and

drive

enlightened of the people came

and

Jon

and

of Min-erva.

story they asked respectfully

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foes

had

been

agreed to, the people asked

arms

belong

there will be

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the

to

This

Hellenia

When

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be

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revolutions

would

we

in

good except

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the

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parts of Greece
If

distant

the

then

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Frya, then
the carrier

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make

to

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to have

before

trust

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as

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us

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had

they

mother
her

among

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as

erva,
Min-

Therefore

mother.

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fry their herringson

way), theyleft Athens, and

follows the narrative contained

cause
goddess, be-

could be

one

spiritof Wr-alda.

they could

everythingtheir

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cus-

died, the priestspretended

refused

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Frya's

from

recogniseMin-erva

not

herself had

she

if

Nyhellenia.

surnamed
But

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the

about

they could

whom

them.

it,because

chosen, saying that they feared there


maidens

powerful,

Frya,

descend

not

are

ripe for liberty.

They

deified Hellenia.

answered.

Min-erva

or

in other

direct descent

be

and

us,

and

contention

long

peoplewill

Finda's

can^ withstand

mother

five thousand

make

must

we

flourish in Athens

will flourish ; but if

saw

built of stone.

was

good

Greeks

free your

wanted

have

(Krekalanden).

ahout

wars

will

we

would

to

like

finished their

had

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allies,
you

which
citadel,

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have

to

history of

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our

not

101

FOLLOWERS.

you

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to

chiefs did

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and
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ADELA'S

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in pages

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perfectly

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our

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priests

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48 to 56.

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102

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that wi Minerva

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BOOK

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that they might
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live and
wisest

of the

wanted

to

already

ravished

it

the

and

shall

had

and

his

and

times

twelve

they fell

Tyre with

stood

to

there

and

women

Athens,
they

went

but

when

with

Cecrops
we

will

mountains

towards

free exit with

at

could

once,

murder

best

least

all her
The

same.

not

hold

the

before

Cecrops

Three

months

mind.

the

at

our

Geert, requiring her

ships. Soon

in with

were

still had

that

your

there

harbour,

but

followers the

accept

changed

we

villageand

do

you
see

to

her

storm

soldiers,

our

"

inclination

no

departed with

their way

the

citizens,
seeing that they
to

eye,
was

not

while

girl

never

messengers

Geert

of

name

who
Tyrian sailors,

Geert

from

Then,

Thereupon

taken

veins,said.If
you

they
with

us.

mountain

had

plunder

afterwards

the harbour

at

could

haven

our

they

property,and

furious

seven

of wild

her
citadel,offering

citadel,advised
became

Tyre.

to

When

in their

the

up

get

he

people

shipsfull

Cecrops,who
sent
devastation,

give

his

messengers

again.
or

not

last

at

citywall

stone

our

of tales the

advice.

with

ships,and

our

and

us,

they could

give them

hundred

had

they liked,as long

these kinds

built

unexpectedly into

one

"

By

natives.

her, declaring

enlightened of mind, whose

sent

soldiers

of envy,

Egyptian high priest,bright

the walls.

defending
the

sea,

that

saw

wall,he

our

we

an

brain, and

When

had

to the

Cecrops, came

whatever

to her.

of

statues

estranged from
as

goddess out

affection to the

people

of them

were

but

behold

clear of

ask

obedient

they were

as

much

so

the

gave

as

of

after

Frya's sons,
they had left

thirtyshipscoming

children.

They

they heard
Geert.

Sekropsis Cecrops,

The

how

were

on

things

sea-king

of

104

TH|:RA

BOK

THET

tha str^te

brocht algadur thrvch


Tliyrjar

that is ia

nithar.

lif th^r vppa,


S,nd that

An

J^ea

tha

1000

VPP-INA

N6i

that wi

w6re-n

k^ning

Ulysus

S-nd

thrvch

was

skolde
to

th6ra

tha

61andum.

ovir sin wisdom

ovir alia Krekalanda

krejande,ther vpsteken
heder

to fensane

femne

syrhedum,

makad

wrde.

Krekalandar

Moder

an,

BuECH

Hja

was

anda

in

fon

hedon.

thju Moder

lesta sa, that

red

ther

kemon

innimth
men

sa-r

hjn

navt

to

n"rne

winne

This

wSre

kSning
foddik

it Texland.

foddik

brocht,boppa

en

thissa

nilde

th^ra

nome

vmbe-n

wralda

Al

wi nto

k^ning wertha

er

wiste

Troja

is

to Alman-

storoste

gr"t.

f"le ski,ta mith

alsa

is,

WRITEN.

Sin

that
presteressefors^id,

ene

svnken

sjan. Vppet

Jhonhis

hrop

Vmbe-r

to

nede

",nd to fara nimmer

h^don

sja.

Krekalandar

nen

stede

tha

tham

ska.ta bad

were,

ella

skfinener

navt

fon

neta.

hi tha

As

er

er

nei

K"t,

tha

gvng

|
Walhallagara.
Ther

was

en

StrSte,tbans

+ 219-1005

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+

were

utMip,
farabjam-"

thrjusk6pa sa syrlikas

th6r

kemon

strete

hjaradiigdaUk

FeYAS

IT

in twilif j6r tid

sjkn Mde,

h6f irtha hira

6t n^i Aldland

and

stjurar
saltatha

burchwalto

en

tha GSrtmanna

over

ASTEKWACH

THIT

Mnd

to there

lik

k6-

hj",by thfire

as

al at weter

liel ",nd klar m6i

allera mannalik

as

Men

Forth

",nd skorra
skede

That

sina wilde

skipa mith

sS S,nd irtha.

that

h^g

s^

alle wata

reson.

vp

bede

bfivadon

k6m

str6te

Thene

sin alderbesta

to fatane.

jefta l^vand

dad

vmb-er

heton.

hja Gertmannja

al sin

sand

brit -w^ren

wei

fif rinstr^ma

selva
hja'hjara

seton

Thyrhis S,fternei sjande that

fon

ning

l"nd hiivon

That

Hyr

to str^me.

s6

hiri nSi tha

mith

hja et Pangab,

that

vmbe

sprekefif w^tervm,

vsa

thgr vnder thisse

Et leste l^ndon

uthlip.

tha r^de s6

tida vppa

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

Pangab, de Indus.
Waloheren.
Wallahagai-a,

106

wandel

inna

vnderlip

wrde

hju Kalip* heten

im

hja heth

tha

heth

hrop

navt

thisse

Fon

therut

mei

stand
Fon

bolde

tha

d4r

segse, hi

were-n

tha

inhemar

as

werde

hede-r

that

in

were

tha

sa

tha

that

6ra

wi

skolde

Tha

as
vsa

to

fon

biwes

fallen

er

ewa

alle

as

was,

torena

gvngon

S,nd bi

that
mfi,kjande,

frydom

vrbilef.

ha

Forth

ekrift brocht

er

navt

nildon

ajn

vs

elik

were,

nygen

"ga hede,
i,nd in

weron

selva

heth

er

is-t

that

er

to

semne.

sa

to

16nge

6wers

as

hja

navt

Kalip,bij Homerua

wiste,

nimmerte
m^ra

vs

Men

neimanninga airing au

grMum

wrde, hwerthrvch

folkum

bl4we

sk"kt

prestum

sina

dii-

Fryaske mangSrte
er

vs

sekur

6thera

vs

bi
tha

were

that

nei

er

en

that

Egiptalande vrsellath.
sy,

hi

ik

ser

vmbe

er

leva

ut

ovir

thermei

alsa

navt

that

ovir

Men

ferhemanda

machte

fon

athskip

to Athenia

romed

were

thera

mangerta

Ho-t

Hel-licbt

prestera,men

that

jecbt.

skrev-en,

gode hrop.

tellingthat

en

gvng

fill

",nd

fill kw",d

sekur

hi

S,nd

er

sSda

hachlik

JEgiptiska
prester,uthawede

",nd

Fryas

nen

wisdom

tjuchtwesa

er

Moder

sl5;",tande. Thervmbe

Tber

Athenia

tbja

hetste

bi vs, hwand

wel

to stonden

vs

tb",t

lichte man,

diapana
to

Segabok.
vmbe

hi

lind hi wist

gedsSm

ovir

Krekalander

othera

to

fon

Athenia

fon

kvste.

ne

Sekrops hered,hwand

m",nniska

have

wer

seide

hja

neie

vs

er

bisluta,bo

m"n

sproken hetb, tha

nei

tha

skryver S,fterbilewen fon

en

there

to

hyr folgath bet

hwat

hyr

is

kening

Fryas blod, b"-rn

nen

thrvch

vpnimth

",nd blat

is sin

skepa.

6thera

ren

naked

NSi

kr^jen,

in s6 kem

er

as

er

-wiston.

et

foddik fon hir

en

b^t, hwand

ne

by

a.nd

skip vrgvngon

to lesta

er

hjara

hetb

Th^rby

al tbam

^rgenissefon

to

that

hawede

ut

farutstS,k.

utkikbored

en

as

famna

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

BOK

jeron hwilth
thera

TH^EA

THET

felo

lesta

tha
ne

fon

skin

elik

witskip

Kalipso.

kud

sa

",nd tha

daja that-a

tha

k"i-a

mislikanda

noma

setma

th6ra

an

far

THE

but who

like

the scandal
of the
him

of all that
he

he

There

left behind

was

Frya's blood, born


for

wrote

be

what

us

how

seen

said that

in

of

customs

Frya

his

and

destitute

sea

king

it did

ship

by

of pure

of

Athens,

Athens,

from

which

could

was

another

writer

report

but

to

Hel-licht

mother

the

harbour

new

follows about

her

got

this

by

the

truly the

the

he

lip

tarried for j'^ears,to

from

lamp

her lower

According to

naked

up

he

it.

when

taken

was

Here

obtained

107

FOLLOWERS.

Kalip,because

knew

good, because

lost,and

ship.

called

mast-head.

maidens,

no

ADELA'S

OF

commonly

was

stuck out

BOOK

who
may

she

when

spoke

take firm hold

never

in Athens.

From
of bad
but

the
about

I dare

renowned
he

other

Oecrops,because

affirm that
both

according to
that he

had

Frisian
that

was

been

showed

up

was

favourable

our

and

not

When

was

have

died, his

the shadow

hidden

to

at

long

and

the

us.

Kalip,called by

but

successors

of

firmed
con-

it is that

priests

began

so

many

remained

to

suitable
un-

of

Besides,they would

name.

that

Formerly

Homer

son

girls

our

other

nothing

last

live

never

soon

enact

to

reason

of

he

tant
dis-

the

was

the

all the

be written, so
from

he

of

rent
story cur-

been, certain

charters,and graduallyto
that

us

that many

Egypt,

to

it may

he

allow the laws

of them

eyes, and

friendshipthan

more

was

Egyptian priest:

sold

priests,and

permitted
because

us

for

us,

the wisdom

There

very

among

other

the

that, he

blue

he had

statutes

libertybut

an

and

to value

to

good repute ;

enlightened man,

Asegaboek.

own

great deal

in

not

was

an

how

our

However

us

together.
tear

knew

stolen

heard

the inhabitants

girland

this.
he

he

was

Knowing

nations.

this

he

among

virtuous,and

will have

you

against oppression,unlike

was

was

of

Greeks

Kalipao.

the

knowledge

all the

cases

in

108

vs

THET

BOK

tS,lbithongon, ",ftern6i most

vsa

slacht,men
lands^ton

mMande
for
as

her

seda

vm

ner

hjara ajne held.


g^st weldande

forwrochten
th"t

et

hja

Ther

beftha

hja hova

vppa

h"ga

wallum

kestlik

goda hrop

en

likanda

drochten

fon

gert as tha toghatera,knd


fon et

hud

th",t vrbrude
^re

jelde,sach
rika

ruma

skSnda

there

pad

klatar

",nd

thervr

bira, sS, warth

land anda

sn4ka,hwMn
vrftgane

vppe

ketha.
hfite

m6i.

al

rika

ther falska
wla

tha

mS,ra

tomet

jeftathrvch
rikdom

by

hjara selva

mit

fdmna

to

^nd

Kemon

vsa

enfalda

hja

hropen,hark, hark, ther

skil

mena

acht

61ik

en

landa, fol blodsiigar,


pogga

S.ad

feniniga

m",nniske

is AthSnia

brok-

wrdon

n"n

Alsa

pres-

",nd wildon

there

ther

hema.

bvppa diiged kni

tham

spot.

tha

wla

By

N^idam

slachte fer

to

tM

bvwadon

tha

hja

knapa

kn^pa

dela

in.

thrvch

Tha

wnnoD,

by

syradon,hjara aldrum

to Athenia

sSmomma

f"ken

altomet

hjara kvnna

bvwande,

sten

stS,ndon

diigedofhleid.

aldera

en

vmbe

tha

vrbasterde

mS,n

werka

mena

to

fon

vntuchtiga bilda
wrdon

were

f"ra i,nd thrvch

vs

16f tha

wesande,

to

prestrum ",nd forstum

weld

bus

en

sulverlona

uta

husark, "nd

lind

to

hellinga jefta inda

buta

mith

in

trum

sMvona

tha

tham

sy that et

ne

thrvch

weron

ther

wralda,men

th",t sinra nestum.

as

stedjarrik

sulver, th"t

gvngon

were

ajn

vs

byde syda,to

bvwspul

mocht

ne

fon

jeta-n strel fon Fry-

ther

al et

w4rth

were

S.nd riker

vrbastere

svme

n^ka

Alsa

erosta

bern

in

vr

plega,hit

vm

",nd nimm",n

rumer

hinkande

t",la

mangerta

",nd snodsta

",rgsta.To

tha

tba

b^stera

Tha

fon.

tha skensta

weron

ak

hja weron

^k

ther

namen

therof kemon

mitha

jongkfolkvpwoxen

that

At-

beda

In

enkel wiva

to Atbenia

that manfolk

in

et

tal.

sken ",nd to lesta allena in tba landis

jera nam

binna

alle s^kum

To fira wrdon

forborgenw",rth.

henia in

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

THEEA

fon herde

sSdum

sin fot navt

THE

Athens
both
At

BOOK

pleaded in

were

languages,and
first the

girlsof

the

last in the

at

the young

of this connection
in the world

; but

between

as

materials
a

house

for

were

larger

the

they

There,
built

to

went

behind

the

than

his

the

were

valued

virtue

gods

by

maidens,

and

sometimes

made

complaints,a

sea-monster
morass

in

cry

but

build
when
and

countries,

the

valleys.

walls, they

or

in order

to remain

was

for thq

boys

astray from

degenerate

disgraceof
of their

no

man

riches
than

at

in

parents

sex.

is Athens

full of

paths

race

their

own

rather

dressed

boys

saw

Such

the

Because

raised,Hear, hear

country
tropical
which

Sometimes

statues.

generalassembly

going to speak.

poisonoussnakes,in
set his foot.

to

the

shame

to the

simple parents came

in

by force.

or

lost and

this

splendidflowing robes, to
and

building

might

silver

trees

princes wished

one

the

or

As

sea-voyages

or

unchaste

and

often led them

honour,

or

of

laws

to

nasty priests,they placed there

the

by rich presents

more

by

hills

the

on

cleverest

neighbours ;

rich

dren
chil-

interests.

one

no

costlyfurniture,and

girls,and

of virtue

and

own

got in the

enclosures

dirty priestsand

than

bastard

regard

no

and

the

ing
wickedest,waver-

their

use,

out

with

of false

likenesses

suited

their slaves

high

good odour

in

they

better

live

palaces with

the

parties,paying

common

or

silver that

The

our

with

up

Frya's spiritexisted, all

of

ray

likewise

of

women

the handsomest

were

in

language only.

grew

to wife.

them

degenerate townspeople got

some

by

two

except where

customs

long

the

afterwards

married

they

as

were

they

native

only

men

country took

109

FOLLOWERS.

language, but

our

of Athens

men

race, but

own

ADELA'S

OF

If

our

Athens

and

! there

is

become,

like

leeches,toads, and

of decent

habits

can

110

THET

BOK

ThIT

Ho

DSnemarka*

vsa

jert

Aldland

n^i

was

thene

astardel.

Wra

berga

to

wer

m6na

is-t im

ISten.

Grat

100

hju

skolde

th"n
markar

n^de

hjara

4k

hja

vrbrude

To

16nga

navt.

liftochta w^i.
lichSma

that

kSm

sina

spr6da
blip

stolte

mS,m
to

h^de

wel

6ta
tha

D6na

marka,

t 2193-1602

de

591

hjara arka

hondred
fona

kM

jSr eftere
faren was,

binna, honger
del, twispalt
tha

to

sina

husa

n6i

tha

skul.

Nw

tha

lage markeu.
v.

Chr.

lind

mim

Tha

^ta.

thawila

men

^nd

wepne

skin, men

forth

fon

thissa gvngon

vrsella,

hja hja

finda S,nd Sntracht

n6n

of hildou-t

vrl^ren,

meldon

vppet land

",nd

rSd-er,

bigrippathat

anderna

longernavt

wilde

nawet

Ind

tha DSne-

ajne

Krek

tha

streta

syrhedon

manna,

selva

syrh6don

b"rn

kni

hjara g^ia. Hjara

liftochta

strSk

s^de

Men

ne

hja

Mtoch.

"nd

stek

tha

frfise seide

wSre

navt

wrocht

thrvch

overe

n"n

Th",t

hjara

nfidon

in

kv

Ijafdene
ew6i.

wjvka

nilda

blik ",nd

mei

".nd

hja hjara

brochton

thi,t kwS.d

lek

wSpne

bodon

thSrvmbe

skip mit

"nd

ermode

kaie

Thervmbe

ysere

Th^r

16ta.

nei,hja

lesta

forma

et

him

sand

",nd bitham

spynton S.nd skvra wrdon


dei

Moder

fara

bil^den

wrdon

alen.

man

ne

hja golden syrhedon bijunka

kvste,

Men

vmbe

hja bastered

thrvchdam

Hja jevon

"ra

s6de

wel

hjara frydom vrljasa.

name

hi navt

werha, hja sprek


men

"nd

j6r l^denbyondon tha D^nemarkar

hjam.

hjara sedum,

fori

dor

SkSnlandis

tvrade

ne

acht tochte

thju wandel

skolde

hja

ovir

sina wepne,

yserirtha. Thju

"nd

k"per

wrden

navt

fori wandeldon

rgdskip thSr

Wodins

se

Und

1600

gvngon

Thrvch

bas

nimmande,

Vppa

wandelja mith

vl^reu

wr-n

an

sind.

BUEGA.

VSA

is,

wildet

vrd6ren

to

vs

S,nd

frese

keth, ik sja nen


Skenlander

fara

Magy

Moder

Thju

AL

vrgongen

dertenhed

kvma.

IN

STAT

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

THEEA

wiva

in,
run

thju

k^mqn

gr^va, thaigrfiva
most

mS,n

tha

stjurar thfirmSi

THE

This
How

BOOK

is

inscribed

Denmark

our

submersion

of

in

had

They dare

the

mother

see

in

danger

no

Scandinavians
and

spoilt.

iron weapons

The

for copper
advise

and

them

morals

they

markers

to

weapons

from

marched

their

sheds

Now

the

the

for food

appealed
give, or
jewels must

to

Dgna

ship

as

well

to

they

did

There

lost their
the

not

Den-

believe

difficultywas

be

with

the

over

their

she had

country, dissension

and

to

no

into

food

their

counts;

sold, but

the

before

to

houses,

The

child

give,only

husbands,
the
hid

while

marclies.

18.591 years

but

their appearance,

unity departed.

the low

for

empty. Just one


provisionssailed

they had, they

if

not

loss themselves

as

messengers

if

made

want

the

to

marka,

t 2193-1602

their

gave

this trade.

were

applied

women

same

brilliantly
adorned,

streets

place, and

no

The

all

wings

proudly about

husbands

nothing

first

coast,poverty and

its mother

jewels.

at

this

and

her

they

They

the

good hundred

liberty. But

were

were

after the

charity found
asked

they

bodies

hunger spread

the

morals,therefore they would

Their

years

the

last

said, I

degenerate

so

sent

her.

over

taking

of

it,and

necessaries,and

and

cupboards

hundred

in

to

lose their
At

are

to do with

lose their

soon

in

were

mother

morals

She

gold,ornaments,

The

attention

her.

punishment.
their

for

nothing

their

they could

much

trade

to

part of

east

prevent it.
but

of

the hills and

over

not

wantonness

the

left to him.

was

iron-ore.

no

come

began

would

paid

listen

it

exchanga

to

of

general assembly

to have

danger

was

that

in

not

after the

years

mad

master

would

Denmark

ago

the

again, because they

opinion. Therefore
years

1602

us

their weapons,

back

Citadels.

our

Through

Scandinavia.
The

all

become

Ill

FOLLOWERS.

lost to

was

Atland.

"Wodin, Magy
sea.

ADELa's

OF

Christ.

the

counts

had

it

away.

the

sailors

112

THET

w6i brit w^ron

thSr

fon tha

stede
for

lander,tham

ind

that m"n

S,nd thahwil
tha

Thertrvch

",nd that

hjam

tha

k4sa

thene

Magy

sere

ther

mith

ordel to

ketha

Sk^n-

hja alia.

kem

tha

navt

bern

ewSi,

nSdon,dM

hja Fryas

tex navt

hede.

thS,t

hja

thrvch

tha

grfiva

16ng sp^rath hSdon, tha

Wi

wrdon

is mvla

wilde,tham

miigan thervr

ne

to

nSn

l^n navt to

diiged ni fon jvwa Forsta,ni fon

ajna tochta

kanum,

tha

Finna

hjari frydom, hwand

that

skel et halda

hwand

tha

jo tohropa, ne
wi^willath

S.nd

j^r neidam

lichte

mith

that

m^ne

f4mna

tha
vr

wisdom

ovir sin

Twa

k^m

golden kedne.

jowa famna,
waka

kenion

kimpade kemon

thermei

That

fellande,men

vppa

Tha

hjarar 6thla k^mon

goda w^pne

nen

th^r

svme

sa

Bmorath

thL

helle nacht

redjSvingawarlased

send, that

hvam

hja

has.

wrde

send

vrreden

land

S,nd runadon

vrljasa "-nd

l^sde lind hira

sa

thervr

l^toga thorpa

Ther

In

spandon hja hjarahorsa

nei that

Vppen

s6tel.

vpper

Skenland

n6i

runon

weron

ney

s6 ",nd

vppa

hja that hja rjuchthede vppet land hjararethlon

s6idon

in

klywade

to biwakande

D^nemarkum.

riSi tha
Nw

",nd vrSd

ut

owera

hjara togum

pl6nk del

thju brigger^d b^de, stopwakandon

frost

land

to-t

wr

FOLSTAK.

ADELA

frost ",nd l^i-n

kem

Tha

strete.

wra

TH^EA

BOK

",nd for-t

thene

selva mith

fon Texland

Moder

held.

mena

Magy

mannalik

allera

mot

sa

",nd

fl^te fon

en

tha foddik

to-

r".wane.

Th",s

S,rgesSke
tydum

storne

fStere.

Thi

balle vp.

utkik

ther

drei

gvng-er

ISt.

!]"r
tha

as

vmbe

tha

to vmbe

w6re

thes

nachtis

anda

winter

guide ",ad hSjelto jenst tha

that al f61o

falda,sa-r
Nw

wind

as

Tha

bistonde-r

r6d

m^nde
et

thater

Ijuchtfon

wSpende

manna

tha klokke

porte to rammande.

wra

to

w6re, weron

6r tore

vppet ronddel

burchwal

tha
lettane,

al twa

anderna
st"k sin

hSrde

awet

thusand

Strid hwilde

by

wSron.

et w^re to
ina

thervmbe

wer

kirt,

114

THET

hwand

thrvchdam

k^raon
ufede,
Hwil

tha

alle

to there

and

wilde

hja nfidgja. Tha


toj^nst tha

h^n

w^re

stek

kul

navt

sa

sw^fde-n

hole.

Therut

flat

Thi

Magy

logha.

blawe

hjiinw

f^ra

moste, tha that hju hira foddik

n6de

na

kenth.
fon

alle landa

over

sinum

forsta,jef er

",nd folkra

leta.

As

hede

gadurad

m.enis

most

folkra

And

16nga

lesta

minara
mith

my.

thju

forma

jeftha2000
tha

h"ve,
thrvch

Jes,

sp^ke
",nd

vrmites

Fr^na

vsa

jer del

ik

dede

that
Hark

that

tydum
fon

6re

Jol

frydom

mith

truled

S,nd
mort

tojensthjara
swika, men

S,nde

hwat

svnken

him

As

hordom

tjugha.

w6s

navt.

Thi

er
svna

in

blyde

is, stand

Thernei

top.

hja

ISgerto

keth, min

",nd

het, s^ skilun'tha

t4ta

w6ja

alle Mnda

hja

tham.

forsta a,nd prestera thrvch

ira

om

that

biste
kl",rsjande

Irtha

an

hju

Ijucht dfigth vp

Aldland

thet

wertha

felo

over

w6ra

hjuto

as

skolde
frfija

that

melde

as

hira

sja-t.

that

f^mna

kni

vnder

skil wertha

^pende hju

Vndera

gvngon

Frdna

thjustred,tha

s61e.

seide

skolde-r

of ik m3,ster

Fryas.

Hi

Fryas.
owers

sinra

Magy

skolde

master

after al sinra forsta

frejerlud,
segsa

wrde

"gun

th^r

er

thene

s"ide-r thit hi hiri

Forth

th^rvr

vpa

nyta s". hich

sta.t skolde

bijae S,nd bijechtamost,


sterva

seide

sprfekamachte,

skolde,that hju en

Fin

alsa fere hSl S,nd b^ter

wither

mith

ajnwarde

ther

S,nd

thju Moder

I6t

skiper

en

blod

swart

f"st

fara

del

kSm

hju

halda

To

im

",nd hif thSne

sin swSrd

nam

er

segsande,nilst min

in
After

ha.

of that

ThS,-r wither vpa

that

wer

in

to ir buk

wla

inglupth,

w6rd-im

strumpelde.

sw6rd

thisse

skip forpldgja.As

hju

w"ch

skilst min

sina

halden

thfir en

was

thfire Moder

fon

thju Moder

sin swSrd

Denemarka,

thrvch

k".mpane w6re,

to

jeftabedrum

bekward

fona

wacht

gode

n^n

navt

w6ra

drok

fl^te

er

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

om.

that alrek

Fin

ThIIRA

BOE

twa

is

hju

sp6ka

vpstonda

bi-t folk teled

alle skilum

kfith hS,ve skil forth

BOOK

THE

As

the

had

guard

stole

the

into

the

against

the

sword.

head

Danish

in two.

and

The
soon

the

Magy

that

as

hold

she

was

before.

declare
death.
her

station

people of Frya?
but

him

are

dim, but

it.

see

of the

of

with
shall have

did

it.

down,

fall by

shall witness

murder, but

what

of

and

clave

his

of black

the

his

blood

speak clearly,
him,

but

maidens,

and

with

her

sence
pre-

the

become

she

that

ruler
must

painful

his chiefs around


since

are

you

all the lands

over

if she

took

upon

At

spoke

down,
two

My

Yes,

the time

of the

and

our

thousand

shall arise who

of

eyes

soul.

my

me.

and

notice

no

said

lips,and

the first

sons

her, in

let her die

it went

done

ever

ask

voice,Frana,

as

ship.

own

had

Frya;

spokes,or

of the fornication of the

people,and

would

with
rejoice

that

two

she

should

would

Atland,

When

rolled

he

light dawns

After

top.

than

ruler

opened

other

submersion

my

her

and

gathered all

I become

Hear, Irtha, and

stood at the

bred

the

he

loud

Frana

sail

must

lamp

had
a

last she

at

to

people

he

prophetess,shall

enough

if he

men,

asked, in

he

his sword
have

him

on

said that

this,or

when

down

shall

stream

him

ran

you

nursed

higher

he

affirm

Then,

bed,

her

country and

and

it

she

that

of all his chief

of all the

from

mother

keep

Moreover,

me,

behind

well

her

have

have

would

threw

he

up,

whelmed.
over-

flame.

the

should

got

came

came

had

told

she

should

soldier

of blue

Magy

As

will not

There

wreath

he

and

and

him,

were

rascallyFinn

on,

mother,

resisted

When

If you

going

of the

She

wall.

through her

fightwas

chamber

her violence.

done

115

FOLLOWERS.

kept a good watch, they

not

While

ADELa's

OF

Juul
dom
freeyears,

have

with
princes and priests

againsttheir fathers. They

been
the

shall all

they have proclaimedshall endure.

116

THET

TH^RA

EOK

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

bilywa ind

fruchdber

wertha

in-a bosme

niska, alsa

lik

sedum

ther del

sk^t.

tMsand

al

Jeta

mS,ra

skil thet

in

To

vmbe

Thit

glora.

to

tha

Tha

wertha.

skil
Alle

thu

thet

blod

miigth

ne

thS,t

feninige kwik

wla

skednese

hja

skilun

thinra

al

b4s skilde wertha


h4ste

hiri

wither,sach

om

send, skil

to

im

star

an

thin

sele

mitha

S,nd thin

wara

seide

thene

th"t ik kvme.

"nd

lik skil

Forth

et navt

to thi

thSr Tp

bern

logha

an

fretho

mith
Men

kreth,ik

thene
thi

hiv

",nd folkra

Frfi,na

rjuchte

sjugun etmelde
to tha grkwa,
nachtfiiglon
kethe

er

fona

bodem

vppa

vrborgne wodin,

slider to

^sa

forsunnen

del.

sproken.

ledsa

mith

Magy

".rgum

ovir alle landa

other

en

thgra

boga, skilun

forst",n hede

wel

navt

frydom

jolrisa uta

tham

hju utspreken hede, sSg hju

tham

with

glorade,sldl than

Th"t

forsta ",nd prestera to


Forth

sjande

frydom, Ijafde i,nd endracht

strama, men

lesta

wertha.

wel

anfanga

men

logha

sterva.

jef ik
frejeth,
Fryas,S,nd nw

El

wither

prestera. Thernei

all^na

tha

li-nd therof

omme

ther forsta S.nd

erost

Th"t

skil ovir thin lif

MS,gy

thi

rjucht thi,t

lejarlajato-n

ISva.

blod, ovir

S,nd mit

fon

ofred

in

nSma

pel.

send

thjusternesse"nd

hjara wach

wla

nema.

",nd

woxelja,

skil-et folk

thinra

del nyga

falska forsta S,nd prester alsamen

"nd

in

then

Mga

morner^d

tha

kimpa

tha

leid wrde

jer skil thju speke

anda

syga

utstirt thrvch

skilun

gode

kloke min-

thera

jenst

Sa

segs

se.
men

rakkarum,

sinar

that wif

werp

leste thera

vr

Moderum.*

hropa, tham
mel

willath

skil
wi

tha

that

fdmna

Wreke

tyd nima.

Frya

HO-T
NSi

skippesbord.

Althus

wer-et

willath

wi ther

Men

thusand

ende
vr

fon-re
navt

ne

thusand

wara

S.fternei hropa : wak-w",k-wak.

THENE

MaGT

tha

modder

to

sina

FORTH

vrdSn

skip
*

to

Verg.

was,

VEGVNGON

16ter tha

IS.

foddik

brenga bijunka
bl 4.

alle

S,nd
in

BOOK

THE

ADELA'S

OF

shall bear fruit in the bosoms

and

is

which

seed

in

and

the blood

princes and

but

freedom,
their

love,

stories
and

animals

that

have

priestsshall

The

eat

been

written

seven

say

of the

Time

After
the

absorb

will

will call

IT

FARED

the murder
maidens

vile

gradually

shall

flow

At

to the flames.

over

last the

of it.

praise of
"When

pool.

shall

it.

die

people

All

the

the

princes

Thenceforth

she

had

finished

understood

should

become
now

her, shrieked

of all the

master

you

have

been

herself up, stared

out,

at

speaking
him,

and

soul shall haunt

and
night-birds,

body

your

Very good, said

sea.

that

last of

princes

the

the

bad

the

in

begin

days have passed your

the

of the

of

out

it, and

not

raised

executioners.Throw

How

not

shall

Frana

with

rage

we

of

peopleof Frya, and

the bottom

and

must

if I

the tombs

false

the

down.

you

said, Before

times

you

asked

another.

end

rise

of

shall

talse

only glimmered

blood

had

and

with

good

against freedom;

will

unity

The

Magy, who

I have
lands

and

be committed

sank

speaking she

dawn

wrestle

shall live in peace.

children

your

that, the

and

first

at

surface,but

poisoned

the wickedness

by

you

and
protection,

flame.

your

to

strive

light which

become

over

they perceive this, the

priests will

The

shed

When

and

under

lite

in

priests. After

glow.

to

of able men,

thy lap. Yet a thousand


years
spoke descend, and sink deeper in darkness,

the

shall

laid

117

FOLLOWERS.

coming.

am

this
the

mothers.

providethat ; but
with Frya, Watch

AFTERWARDS

do
a

This
not

THE

to

his
the

was

ask

thousand

! watch

WITH

said

for

venge.
re-

thousand

! watch

MaGY.

mother, he brought the lamp

his

into

he

Then

We

at

Magy, swelling

overboard.

woman

of the

the

shall be

E.ef er

own

ship, togetherwith

to p. 4

all

118

bold

ther im

likte.

hi wilde tha
"-nd tham

TH^KA

BOK

THET

Forth

Moder

hodum

brocht. Tha

hedon

hini

vppen

fere tocht

Med^asblik

hjra littigeflate nei


that

ly thera

del S,nd

skynander

drist wei vppera


tha botum
sk"ton

Hja

nei

brond

of

Fin

thene

bodem

bord

vr

skild

an

k^mon

utgvngon

m^st

Denemarker

were,

wendon

del.

nfin herichhed

stjurar",nd

ThS, tha Finna

blip alrik

thrvch

ni bod.

S,fte

sinum

h5nda

wellande

vr

wel

sin hole

om

hes

Forth

hef.

vnforlet to vs,

wiste

nei
men

ho-t kemen

tha

",nd

Fryas

rjucht to rjucht an

that tha

best

drokhed

thene

sk^pa heradon, that


N"i

were

jecht. Thi M.t.gj

skiper,en

for

sin

to meldande

tha

hja hinne, hwand

weron.

vsa

thrvch

en

thene

hede, andere, thv

S,nd nimman

brude

was,

to lesta

felad

tha f^mna

vnfordene

vppa

skg,ton ".

skiperthat

skoste

"nd

bistonda

thene

into th"t

top

er

fona s6 svnden

thene

men

skSpun

fl"te.

dryf,bifel-er

thatste thin word

njude

w^i ",nd

sinra

vp

As

M"gy

thes

jokoxe klipadebSda

en

flate. Therthrvch

weron,

skip

skolde,thit

S.nd hif hini

tha Finna

bollum

rojade nawet.

hade, men

nei tha

ofwera;

vrdrvnken

vppa

ne

nei-t

wil ik

vrjetta;nw

hja

stjurarutere kreke

vsa

tarbarntin

thkt

thSr

was

allet folk mith

as

sk^pun wachton,

kvma

sin brune

Men

Ijudadrist

Tham

Eremoder

sterik lik

sina

wSron.

skolde

wild-im

bi helle

felo sinra

Denemarker

thatste

M^d^asblik

rjuchtthat

barnande

skiperhi

Tha

kemon

mith

skul after

gvngon

to runnande.

were

hja

alsa wel

tha, thach

vs

foddik

Thach

hjara pila mith

skip al

vse

burch

n^kade

Alderga

foron

to 4nd

lind hildon

M^gy

svnne.

land was,

wSron

anna

Thi

bamun.

hjara

Mte
grfi,te

tha

bja

gvngon

gabja

vp

",nd fon th"t

togen, men

Nw

bja

thSr wSron

stjurarfon St^vora

ut.

St^vora

jefthafon

Tha

m^kja.

to Jonis

g6rn

tli",tFlymS-r vp, hwand

er

gvng

MedSasblik

ikm. fon

to

FOLSTAK.

ADELA

er

vsa

tha
was.

M"gj

thera
stjurar

fl^te fer enoch ew^i

hjarabarnpilavppa
sagon, ho hja vrreden

sk4ton
thus

ekkdrum

To thisre stonde

S,nd ther
run

nere

tha w6re

16nger

hju ut

THE

the

bootythat

because

and

voren

he chose.

he wished

guard.

voyage

place behind

But

balls of

reach

us.

of the

off,but

the

bustle of the

man

him

off,but

ox, clutched

shield,and

knew

how

to

us

that had

their

at the Finns.

they were

and
discipline

were

tried

At

In

to

strong as

up

his

brown

the maidens

When

was

and

the Finns

those

the

on

this moment

no
injured
un-

drowned, they sailed


When

the fleet was

shot their
saw

burning

that,and

they fellinto confusion,and


betrayed,
order.

to

I will

and
extinguished,

Danes.

sailors turned

When

hoisted

was

happened.

crews

to

cleft the

now

and

not

towards
helm

Magy

fleet. Thus

Magy

fire.

coming.

were

The

he

our

so

hands, and pitched him

both

lamp

that the

enough off,our

arrows

that

because

were

Eeremoeder

Frisian

real

Then

but the

ships heard
away,

with

straightto
;

had

our

you

word.

your

sailor,a

his head

sailed

unhurt

one

the

at the

might forget it ;

surging billows.

into the

came

keep

with

arrows

they could

who

sent

the

instantlyon

man

Dane

say that

fight you

you

the

the

in

people

They

at us, but

ordered

to

their

sheltered

Medeasblik

the fleet.

said.You

sea

in

on

fleet to

burning ship drifted

was

He

the

that

care

push

of

small

boats, our

ships were

Magy, he

this

the
shot

ships shot

at last

bottom

far

of the

of the Finn.

take

from

out

boldly stormed

men

creek,and

the

guard

the

an

the

When

ship

Aldergawould

Magy approached

landed

that many

left to

head

The

they

as

Those

and

their

on

great fleet was

burning turpentineupon

aimed

sheer

of Stavoren

Sta-

or

they were

they proceeded in their


kept themselves concealed

trees.

Flymeer

of Medeasblik

but there

the

up the

so

sallied forth from

the

he went

his
daylight; nevertheless,

citadel.

well

Jon, but

to

gone

Medeasblik, and

broad

mother

men
seafaring

gladly have
distant

Afterwards

as

119

FOLLOWERS.

to take the maiden

install her
The

ADELA's

OF

BOOK

the

found
lost all

garrisonsallied

120

THET

tere

burch.

Tham

ther

fljuchte

fvnd

liiiger

TH.:feEA

BOK

navt

fljuchte,

ne

werth

afmakad,
fon

polum

tha

into

ende

sin

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

",nd

Kry-

et

wald.

N:felSCHKIFT.

Tha

tha

stjurar

fon

ut

Stavora

hyr

ut

hjra

kreke

hiigja.
wel
arbed

mank,
burch

MedSa

Tha

fvlbrocht.

thSr

th^r

l^ta.

lejon

seide,

Thervmbe

nei

send,

wysa

rSkenjath

wi

Medemi'lacus.

FON

mei

hjara

Held.

ENDE

lakkja,
tha

h"von

sked

tham

mei

spotter

en

famna

sa

thju

heten.

afternei

hagon

thSr

was

MSd6a

ThSrvmbe

lakkja

fi^mna

biskriwa

kreke

reda.

mei

bertnissa
Tha

da

an

't

BOK.

alra
to

mannalik
tella

hirmitha

kni

vsa

122

THA

ADELBROST

FON

SKRIFTA

AND

APOLLONIA.

MiN

is Adelbrost

nom

Thrvch

folk ben

min

Thgrvmbe

wrda.
wisa

mine

as

Nei

brocht,most
thju Moder
werth

S,nd
en

er

ersSke

acht

mena

tbat

kSren, men

hju

lif minar

bred,

t4t

krSjen

",nd

wildon

min

nilde

nw

wildon

mem

fon

Eremoder

bja buta

blikt ",nd 6ven

Apol

Moder

S"l-ne

tha

nw

4cht

nis

er

far al

Sa

sprek

nesa.

wildon

stfi.tthong fori sinera

thrvch

in-ra

ella in

navt

werth

mem

bMe

Hju

heth

lyaf
Felon

min

men

mod

wralda, b",
keth

S.nd heth

ne

kS,n ik

Adela,men
Alrek

w6sa.

",nd nilde navt


rik thus

as

NSidam

hjara bern.
"nd

mem

to w^sana

algS,derModer

"jne f"m

kSren

nene

Min

gddath wertha.

lyaf hS,v hoppa

burchf^mna

ora

mild

nt
GrenegS,*

to

of brenga ;

alsa r^n

",fter

bja ekkorum

heden

bislut

lersta wille

m6natlia

w^sa.

S,k

bja
er

wel

palth.

tberthruch

seide,en
ik

knd

Moder

nen

Hira

Sjugun

bilidsen

stel

vp

Bi-ra leva nfide

n6mth.

Saxanamarka

anna

Fryasburch

wertha.

findne.

to

ovira Linda

GrSvetman

"nd

was

folgsteranavt

name

Adela.

forfolgja
vp alsa dSnera

keren

moder

en

hira

sok

was

er

fon

heth.

felt

M^gy

"nd

Apol

to

ik tbifc bok

sproken

thene

that

ik keren

wil

mem

fon

svn

Ther-

fyra.

band]S,s.

Hyr

S.ftermiig-itbigripa.

Ljudg^rt,tham
thSre

Moder-is

kSning ther hSmesdega

leva kfiren blikbSr trvch

lyafde S.nd trjvw. Heth


grate hof

to Dok-hem

leva wrd-im
sa

ful

as-m-S,

ther

mith
to fora

to

gr^te ^r

bodon
na

were

a,nd

nede

'Gr^negft,
Qroningen.

sin

torn

fallen

sjan.

Tach

fon
nw

bi

alle st^tha mith

vppin

vmbe

hfimande,a,nd bi
biw^sen,hwand
riddarum

is,was

eth

thfire Moder-is
et

h^inde
w6r-er

DokMm,

immer

were

S,nd fSre
ensem

Dokkum.

and

123

THE

WRITINGS

OF

ADELBROST

AND

APOLLONIA.

My
I

is

name

elected

was

oorden.
way

by

as

mother

has

Magy

had

later

My

mother

it

She

had

saved

they

had

fallen in

to

but
decision,
in

her

the

was

the

on

said

an

Thus

maidens

in favour
none

spoke

wished

of its

and

From

to be

had

the

lifetime of the

mother,

and

confidence

more

seen

court

of

great honour

there

and

before.

Gr"nega

is

the

would

Groningen.

now

alter her

It

pure

to

have

be such

cannot

Each

all the

state

yield.

not

was

Apol

was

fore
There-

without

was

Liud-

chosen

been

his

any

the

turn

to

in

love
live

in the lifetime of the

to him

was

as

I love

as

seeminglywith
and

he

she wished

will understand

knights there

But

of which

Adela, but

kingdom

and

be the mother.

to be

world, I

Seven

Saxamarken.

ought
Now,

her

Grenegd (Gro-

to

latelydied, had

done

found.

mother

mother.

and

Dokhem,
was

be

outwardly,and

of all the states.

messengers

my

the

named

other,and

follows you

what

gert, the king who

great

same

restored,

not

not

reasoned

maiden,

own

the

consequence

each

in the

chosen, and

was

restraint.

mother

life,in

appears

anything else

mother.

at the

would

Eeremoeder

she

as

in

boundary of

she

love with

had
to

love for all her children.

same

other

she

the Linda-

over

called at

people wished

conscience

better than
a

mother

nowhere

was

father's

my

Many

marry.

The

chosen, but

was

Adela.

Fryasburgtwas

generalassembly was

ningen),because

and

this book

killed and

was

her will

Apol

spoken it.

to be chosen.

guccessor, and
months

I will continue

mother

my

of

son

people as Grevetman

my

Therefore

After the
a

Adelbrost,the

there,as
than

had

lonelyand
f Dokhem

there
ever

were

been

forsaken,

is Dokkum.

124

TH^RA

BOK

THET

alrek

vrleten,hwand

w^re

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

that-er him

ange

skolde

master

boppa heth rjucht ".nd welda ^-lib tha


forth that-er enoch
k^niDggar. Elk forst w"nde

sldvona

m^kja

er

ovir sin

w^kade

antha

othera.

Alrek

thisra

mistryvwa

bitwiska

f4m

to fere fon

in

hja twyspalt

ton

band

s",dene fon en, that

were

vppet folk
Gola

jefthaTrowyda

ont

thera

Skelda

i,nd thi

Magy

gvngen

is,heth

min

th^rby to
bok

skreven

navt

skil

tha-et

h^v

is minra

miige vp

hvdena

mannalik

hyr

My

heth

hira

ra"-m

vrslSjenfonden
ut

en

hrSten.
Tha

ven.

heth

dad

Apol

tat ther

min

fon

ebuwad,

Lindasburch*

leth.

heth

Skeniand

Wr.alda

fif svna

wnnen.

thera

is wSst

of

that

h",ven al

wnnen

Ho-r

alle

h"pe

vrleren

thus

skryw

ne

thifc

nas

navt

jeftha

vndvalik, ik skryw allena

gvnge,

elk kw9.d sin

m",n

Adelbrost

hawed

alra

brother

min

sina lithne

siak leide is fon skrik vrstur-

faren.

Th^r

h^ten,
Altham

tha

geja telath.

splitind

jungerebrother

heth-im

"nd

weta

Twyia thritich dega

heten.

sin
w".rf,

vppa

westsyde

vs

that

ApoUonja

Min

is

alderminesta

lS,nd skil winna

vrleren

wy

I6ra mei

mS,n

nythich

f^ret

ik

Ik

thet

achtne

wisa

ut

st^t

gnne

slacht, til thju hja alg^dur

S,fter kvmande

et

hja that

vntleth,owers

afsk^n

en

hroch-

al to thSre Wrs^ra.

th" b^ta.

helpa

bihaldane,that

nei

wrden,

ne

fere

mem

w^n, thet ik ther thrvch

inna

far

vs

renka

"

al-et Mnd

tha

SkSder

",nd torendon

Thju

bisk6wade.

lik fSrhSmande

hja

thju rSd Sner


hju sprokenhede

that

stS,t "nd

ora

tha

mS,n

et folk fon tha

en

t4

wrochten

althus dSnera

st"tha

ovira

fon

hede

Thrvch

hjra"jne stat.

sa

Ijudum,

alle othera

st, kethon

in wnnen,

nawet

",nd sahwersa

hjam,

trof "nd

as

to.
gvnget jeta S,rger

",nd sinum

tham

statha

felon

buta

dedon

j6f

ne

en

bogade vppira Sjne wisdom


awet

thgr

thi

burchfamna

Mith-era

Gr^vetmanna

seke

8tfi,t; knd

Sjn

dSde

vmbe

fon
heth
dana

ther to f^lo

hyr
er

to

nei there
en

wrekana

jera lenad,

brengath th^ne Magy

Lindasburch, op kaap Lindanaes, Noorwegen.

burch

Hy
skrik

BOOK

THE

because
above

the

rule them

imagined

did

state,and

own

that

Burgtmaagden it was
her

upon

If any

people.

states,and

that

By

state.

own

the

among
the

of

which

state

that

was

possession of

Magy
mother
been
be

has

they
each

learn

may

is

name

mother's

I write

death

only

younger

my

the

way

we

fractured

and

lay ill,died

in order there

to avenge

for that.

had

Lindasburch, on

my

have

it would

that I shall

opinion

is

that

generations,that
lost,and

were

found

was

his limbs
of

that

after my
murdered

torn

der.
asun-

fright. Then
to the west

citadel named

wrong.

our

He

the

brings its punishment.

Adelbrost

he built

There

not

that

hope

in my

brother,Apol, sailed from here

years

would

hope

the future

crime

brother

Schoonland.

many

it

rest,

happened

Apollonia. Two-and-thirty days

father,who

My

for

what

every

wharf, his skull

the

in

the

of

(Druids)took

this book

write

that

the consequence

this

lost all

preserve

in

that

claimed
ex-

Scheldt, and

the

as

How

I have
not

or

all know

may

My

I do

the land

back

far

as

Wesara.

the

use.

any

all

union

of

Truwenden

or

explained,otherwise

impossible.

on

lands

as

and

interest of her

the

strangers;

as

Gauls

written,although

of

win

far

as

in

did

several

rest

jealousof those

were

them

the

our

him

concerned

the bond

severed

so

at least considered

or

depended

Grrevetman

consulted,the

been

the

proceedings they brought disputes

such

one

whenever

after

With

of them

Each

spoken only

states,and

peopleof

looked

raised distrust between

had

had

she

kings. Every

for the others.

care

himself

set

if he

happened which

case

maid

one

would

enough

still worse.

anything without her,she


his

did

judgment,and

own

he

like the slave

he

not

125

FOLLOWERS.

afraid that

was

law, and

headman
his

one

every

ADELA's

OF

Wr-alda

five sons, who

my

side of

Lindasburgt,
accorded

all caused

Cape Lindanaes,Norway.

him

fear

126

THBT

5,ud

min

send

tha fromesta

havon

brother

vpper

min

tha

man

by

werth-er

were,

min

were

thride.

mS,Qnalik
heth

thSra

Adela

hwand
In

S,fter

mS^n

en

min

thas burch

hS,v ik

thS, min

brother

fiftich

m"m-is

syde

Fon

fon tat his

fon

syde thene

ofskrifte
Ther

fon

hjra wisdom

kem-et

skrifta

fvnden,

jeta ora

alra

thet

ik thet

ben

nen

Ther

m",m.

jeven

mitha

thus

fora,men

ne

mina

stan, S,k lovspreka ovir min

ne

ind

navt

ere

m",m

tha flmna

sine ",fterkvmande

follistar.

thrvch

't bok

"k

vs

min

heth

hjara nomun
to

",nd Adelhirt

jSr were

sexte,men

hS,va

nSn

by

Grevetman.

to

thju vs

ik thritich

keren, ind

thene

wildet

boppa

Tha

werar.

dad

kvmen,hja

Til

heten.

brooht,my

rjucht machton

Linda

overa

burch

keren

brother
Nei

to ekk6rum

Adelb"nd

to Burchfam

my

lind brother-is

mam

skolde,h",vath hja my

ne

jungstebrother
brother

FOLSTAE.

fon-ut-a lS,ndum
sloten

leth witherfara

ADELA

After

goma.

band

en

TH^KA

BOK

bok

blydeste,

in

wralda.

thgr navt

altham

m"m,

to

in

wil ik

after skriva.
Thit

send

tha

neiletne skrifta

is to thisre

wesen

ella hede

leta

burch.

vppa

to

kjasane. Th^rto

Ak

skoldet

thet

tha

wort, hju

hede

wertha,

hwana

mest

was,

alle skinth

arg

Adela

and

swikth.

wS.rth

en

h"ve.

Thach

min

hw"na
Lik

ik

hju hyr

keren

to heftane
navt

kvmt

ne

falxa wfira

sluta

et wei

ner

red, tha
snora.

thatster sokke

hjudd6gais hju to

Burgtf^m

fara

hju

Moder

burch

vpper

weron.

Adelas

an

thisra

vp

Tiintjabifolen.
th",t

west

was

Moder

en

fregemin

nw

epende hju hira

mvla

wryt

bileid

wS.rth

wenich

immerthe
firsSke that

ut

rik,hwat

acht

mena

follistar

Adela

tha

sin

in

red Adelas

alle Moderum

gund

thervmde

elk

that

burgum, bisloton hja

forme

sl4cht

skolde

word

thSra

wS.garum

After

hem.

After

overskryva

in

Brunnos, ther skrywer

Tha
ande

hju
keth

that

ne

sat,
thet
:

skil

Hwa

tach is

hage

love to

hyr burchfam west.

BOOK

THE

death

of

mother

my

the land

In

brought

to the

brother

side my

brother

third.

By

maidens,

there

given

was

came

into

burgt

I have

These

of this

upon

the

walls

but

other

could

"

The

not

all wished

they

addition

In

Book

to

this,

of Adela's

pleasure,because

most

also

writings

in

it

In

wisdom.

mother's

my

of the

the

praiseof

my

she would

be

which

You

all

advice, but

that

Adela, and

whence

highly?

of Adela

what

resolved

had

inscribed

was

to

general assembly

She

was

have

speak :

to

chosen

choose

called

was

she had

had

to

seem

not

because

she

am

at

was

my

her false

that

now,

mouth.
you

the

chosen.

generally been

shut

that

always supposed

place great value

it

comes

what

arranged,only

speak,she opened

to

shall

been

mother,

mothers

allowed

was

of

burgt, they

would

asked

Burgtmaagd

said

followers

kingdom,

purpose

That

recommended.

she

the

the

was

By the first advice of Adela, Teuntjewas

this farm.

burgt from

After

in his

this

For

mother.

and

by

burgt.

copies,each

When

the

father's side the

descendants

of

copy

and

mother's

writings left by Bruno, who

the

are

made

that

me

gave

found

the

All this I will write afterwards.

mother.

my

from

sixth,but

also

us

From

Grevetman.

of their mother.

world

the

of

injury,they

Burgtmaagd,

as

after their names,

to

bravest

to the "warriors. When

him
chosen

was

the

That

Followers."

writer

and

chosen

was

it in honour

do

at

old I

Linda"

from

us

preserve

the

the

covenant, called the

right, therefore,his

put "overa
to

made

After

youngest brother,Adelhirt, to

was
fifty

at

brother.

my

brother,all

my

to

my

thirtyyears

was

my

order

and

me

me

"

and

127

FOLLOWERS.

to

joined together and

Adelbond.

burgt

brouglitfame

and

Magy,

to

ADELA'S

or

lips

Adela's

on

Who

respect

Burgtmaagd

her

is
so

of this

128
Tha

is

hju

Th"bA

THBT

BOK

thSr

vmbe

othera,jeftais hju
Hwere
thS,

tMt

bosta

k^ren
all

mith

ha

minth,

god, th",t

nw

Tha

forsta
folk

et

emong

bigripen

ik

RSdne

wrde

w"rth

stopth,tha
Moder

n^ne

bodne

sin

god,

wesen,

thervmbe

tha

hede

n6i thet

Twiskland,

Wrsara

S,nd forth

min

nei

Sk^nland, mSn

hi Adela

vpruma

Fryas land.
hwand

neidam

boda

heth

sina

hy

m"ster

wer

renka

jeftha Winnem6nath.

frod

helpane

to

MS,gy

buta

im

overe

tham

sina

Moder

to

seid-im

th"t sahwersa

fon

hju

Godaburch

wertha

Adele
nSn

over

seide

Moder

forsprekawilde,sa

el

hju,

wrden.

skolde

hjra

thissa s6ka

bilyad.

Thet
Fiftian monatha

im

weiwyser thjanja. Al

to

selva

nas

vsera

der

selva mith

skolde

fyand

en

Texland

wichar

hjra boda

koste,hi

hju

thfir

orloYi vmb-im

Thi

as

mar,

hjra

hir

stald-iri

guna.

annen

h^de

in sted fon

Magy.

ne

skidne,men

ifter hede

fljuchte
hju

tha

maradM

navt

ere

uta

burchfi^m
Thach

sedsa.

ne

heth

hjudd^ga

hju wilde

Hju

thrveh

Sahwersa

alsa

hagja wilde

svna

Til

fMeth.

iandp",lato helpane.

Fryas

Kirt

sjan

hju hly sochte,men

hw6r

tagon

saxne

kSren.

makker

Hju

forther

hkv

wil ik navt

twyspalt,",nd

kem

send,

f6r fon vrth-

send

ne

agne

hyr wei kem, wilde-t Tiintjathiu

fon

et

el

ennen

et folk to w^kane.

TiintjaApol-is nift is. Wyder

that

r^der

anebonden

er

lovelik,men

is

w^sa,

sjan th",t hju hir fryadelfherde

Ik hliv

wesane.

pl6gum.

wrden

hju wilde
ther

ind

min

"nd

Moder

wel

nSan

hjam

over

ik lind alle

as

sSd

vppvsa

nochta

klarsjande,
god, men

justredto

ne

is,men

joi"nd

in sted fon 6nsum


is el

stelet

fal,s^ skolde hju

et

thSrto

hju

jeftabfitre

wiser

m",r

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

Othera

nSi th^re

Skrift.

lerste acht w6r-et

Alleram5.nnelik

jef

to

Frjunsklp
an

mery

130

fru ",nd

mery

sina nocht.

k6m

strandwakar

wither

folk

nisse,ind

alle

"nd

twilif

twilif

kn"pa

mith

",nd t5,mad.

tohnekna

gold

R^ne.

Thsl

Adela

blomrein

del

home

thfira

krva

folk,ho

to

rinnande

kem

er

Adelas

vp

stoppenbenke
stand

Giirbam.

Sitmdra

hira

hedon

to Jon is.

C. Niebuhr

el ICiirbe genoemd.

svna.

rawarum

twade

lleize enz;

^nd

Tha

dure
As

rawera

I. 174.

Eene

en

S.nd tha tot-

Adela,

Arme

thju longe skire

linrjucht

g"de

stond
er

was

weron'

epen

sach
w"ch

this swikt

thride

sina eldra
Tha

mith

omborad

griptersine boge fon-ere

overne

Intwiska

tagon vndyger

h6de

hja siarad,S,nd

t",t ",nd

Thju

seten.

skS,t nei tha foresta thera

vppet gS,rsdel

Hira

To

twilif

fensen

m^gjara ridderum

hem.

Adelbrost

eldra in frese weron,

biskeren.

selva

wSron

bydja.

hloth

en

mith

vppet slecht k^m, fol

ut

kirt skil frii hir

pada.

hoklinga,en junge

mS,ngertnew6ron

hus

thjuster-'

waldis

vppirahole,alle juwgade herde


kn"pum guidon boppa ella ut.

sjochtw6re

ther binna

thera

hira

to

ut

jetavppa

er

blomma
allerMja

Mith

tha linnen
ut-er

twilif

alrek

S.nd rid-

thrvch

mangfertne

bufle thSr

wilde

en

thSr

horsum

Linda

tagon

hired

Saxna"n

mith

hja helpen

a,rgaweron

dure

Adelas

ia,mkes

vrrfed land

Alrek

thisse overfulde

thahwila

Men

glupath thrvch

hinne

Tha

jolande,fhet jungk

to

giirh^m*lind

liaflika adam.

b"jada,was
Lik

derum.

ind

juwgande

to

sina

nocht

fara

ut

kera.

ne

vp irtha.

thera wolkum

tha rSta

sjongandemitha

tach

luft mith
in

nenen

nas

thrvch

svnne

kem

nilde navt

thjusternisesj

hjaran6d fjura hlapen ",nd vppa


to bisja. Thfi, nfivil ew6i iAch,

fon

weron

topadum

lokte

in thikke

wrda

vsa

fon-et]f6st
fyrja.

midne

To

to akane

tli".t
w"keadom,

wysa,

vs

wfii,tha wfi.kendom

runde

Nocht

mei.

ne

huUande

nfivil to

tha

wrde

digerthan

nfide

wild

Wr.alda

Thach

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

uimman

bly, ",nd

vrgamlath

navt

TH^RA

BOK

THKT

lind

ho sina

wei S.nd

S,nd trulde
en

elik lot

hjarawfipne fat,S;nd
skoldon hjam ring

zakpijpbijde Egyptenaren

TUB

to

up

BOOK

pleasureand

anything but

the festivities the

in darkness.
did

its

beacons,and
When

the

no

the

the
filling

its horses
the

and

Linda's wood.

Before

They

dresses

Adela

her

head

they

of

out

of

Her

house.

of

father

and

the

paths of

girlsled

twelve

Saxon

young
and

tamed.

the

girls'

the Rhine.
shower

of flowers fell

the fifes of the

Adela!

When

Magyar

with

favoured

flowers,and

everything.Poor

troop

one

every

had

loudly,and

joy !

the

bagpipes,

landed

caught

house,a

all cheered

be your

sight, a

Adela's

twelve

had

all kinds

paths.

among

while

calves.

he

their

the

their

slipped in through

out of her

over

short will

how

with

came

heard

boys were

But

fringed with gold from

were

When
on

decked

were

watchfulness

of

usual, darkness

which

the midst

deserted

any

singing to

Adela's door

bull

us

shouting with joy,and

melody.

As

had

they

wild

on

out

lambs, and twelve boys led twelve


bestrode

but

away,

pleasure,
treacheryhad

riders.

wicked,and

In

of

envelopedevery place

seen

came

their

with

to teach

scarcelyappeared

sun

about

went

air with

intoxicated

was

the

wished

coastguard

to be

was

peopleall

folks

young

and

place. The

fog rose,

clouds; but
the

fog came

one

thought

one

be relaxed.

never

Cheerfulness melted

take

not

no

diversion ; but Wr-alda


should

131

FOLLOWERS.

merry-making, and

that watchfulness
of

ADELa's

OF

the

people!

poor

was
procession

soldiers

rushed

her husband

to

up

sittinsr

were

the

on

her

brost
he

steps.

took

When

his bow

from

third

parents
Jon's

Gurbam.
the

door

son.

pirates,who
and

The

They

open,

their

fell

weapons,

would

el Kiirhe.

on

fate.

Niebuhr, Travels,vol.

Egyptians Sumdra

the

saw

the wall and

similar

seized

house.

C.

he

staggered and
met

had

was

soon

and

within

danger
shot

of his

the
and

have

i. p. 17-1.

The

Adel-

parents,

the leader of the

the grass.
In

stood

The

second
his

meantime

slowly,to

went

been

taken,

bagpipe

but

is called

by

132

THET

fensen

ha,

wepne

to hantera

hira gert
as

er

kem, vppere burch


lerad,sjugun irthfet were

wer

heme

there

fensen.

wM.

16ne

Vrredelika

TniRE
Jes

ferhemande

m^ra

send

or

hjra hole S,nd


f"lath S,nd

hjra bosme
sin

was

trefth.

pint dipth kni

Lov.

BuBCHFAMS

al kumen

send

lind

jet

wei.

vp

is

h^de

thusande
",the,

Wei, hja willath


Sekur

pil

fenin

In

Magy !
hju sturven.

hju 16ngind

ri,war wrdon

Tha

let, en

to

hja alle

FoUistar kSmon
g",rsfallich.

ridder

en

Thach

therof is

hja tham

swikte
ftlo,tliryja

del kem

omme

hede

Adela

men

sa

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

THERA

BOK

Adelas

h^ra.

wisdom

liwand
hju forstine,

hju

thjaforste

is immer

w^st.

wach

hwerto

linnen, hira
w^vade.
mith

tohnekka*

Hwermei

send

thit m4n

Men
Ja

ther skrSmlik

hwat

togh^tera men
al w^re

Jef
bern

m6i.

ene

sjugun

w^re

skenhfide

elk h"chstens

thria

to lik

lik bSde

sa

glander

wis navt skener.

hede, hwerfon
urven

hS.ve.

hjra
Men

thet enge

Sjugun jrthfetis hju h4ch, jeta


hjra licheme is hjra wished knd hjra mod is

grSvetman.

grater then

to semine.

enis
en
th^r, th6r Were
ftnbrond, thrju bern
"Wind bios fel. Alvp jenske gr"fstSn sprongen.

rek kr^ta a,nd


ho

in

stena,wel

mith

thacb skolde hju vs djurawesa.


hju Ifidlik,
hju wygandlik sy. Hark athe, Adela is

vsar

Lok

ther

mith

; navt

Frya

kni

spon

witter ; navt

tgon, thach

k".lt ik fon sken.

athe,Frya

send

is

Navt

lamkes

sja ne

hemeth

h^ga.

hja hjra skenhSd

is blikkander

as

Hira

hjv selva

th"t

hjratuskar

hjra hSr

hjraS,gonsaft

hja thjanja.
wol,

skolde

p"rlum, hwand

gold, hwand

weron

skolde

st^itst and
*

To

thju m"m

w6re

t^methste

hnekka,eene

r^dal^s.

ThSr

kvmt

Adela

hropth hju, tragd help

hooge, tot

aan

de neJc reikende,

japon.

to

16-

THE

Adela

came.

kinds

of

sword

was

each

time

and

the

inforcements came,

treacherous

had

Magy

The

She

pirateswere

They

coming.

Truly,she
0

leader.
Her

she

pearls,for her

teeth

for her

were

tresses

stones,for
so

her

eyes,

I talk

of

beautiful; yes,
of
perfections,
or

at

which

But
been

friend,

Listen,my

She

Grevetman,
her

exceeded

each

stood

is

ground

fire.

Three

shouting,and
What

you

are

To

was

an

to

her

spun

and

beauty ?

Not

of her

with

dear

to

precious

lamb, were

into them.

who

But
more

possessed

had

the

seven

she

one,

ugly, she
warlike?

only daughter of

feet

high.

Her

was

equal

There

got

wind.

been

Is

us.

her courage

was

gold,

daughtersinherited

if she

children

with

certainlynot

was

even

was

the

wove

with

not

those of

as

been

do !

white;

soft

more

of Adela.

always

she

wool

Frya

furious

the mother
all

had
you

instance.

Here

There

can

seven

stature,and

together.
on

wisdom

scarcelylook

Adela

of it.

the

friends,Frya,

still have

would

though

The

arrived,and

brilliant;not

beauty?

my

prisoners;

are

she

more

were

could

three.

most

add

more

lustrous that you

why do

good

of linen and

could

How

hear

to

Sorrow,what

garments

herself.

wish

Ee-

Burqtmaagd.

the

for
princess,

was

made

penetrated her bosom

of

her

the earth.

poisoned it,and she died

Elegy

all

use

it three times

Icnightbit

to

high, and

waved

Yes, departedfriend,thousands
are

hurgt

feet

seven

had

arrow

an

"

in the

length.

same

head,and

but too late

was

133

FOLLOWERS.

learned

She

weapons.

her

over

had

She

the

ADELA's

OF

BOOK

was

once

wisdom
to both
turf-

upon

yonder

The

peoplewere

helpless.Then

standing stillhere for ? she

hnekka, a high petticoatreachingup

came

cried.

to the neck.

our

stone.
graveall

Adela,

Try

to

134

nande

knd

TH^EA

BOK

THET

skil

Wr.alda

krefta

jo

helpath ak

jande, nw

Adela

wilde,men
in swim

tha I6tha 4nd

spinrok fest.

en

an

hjara thjud askja.


kem

weron,

til

vp, thach

manna

ho

sagon

skots

tellade ho-t

m".u

bint

weron,

fSrhfimanda

Tha

hja

Tha

thju hja selva jechta

hja forth dedon, hja buwgdon

Hwat
keston

torn

hred.

hjara hwop (hrop)h"rad,

hja vnw^rthelike

skolde, thet
als^men

h^de

kem, hju

hju

sleith

send

Fonysjar skipljudath^r hja wrSvela

thre

kemon

to mak-

ledsa.

blomma

hyr

hipth hja

breg

en

tha bern

fithera "nd

tha bern

Jerlikes kemon
Ther

tha

Ther

j6va.

krylwod, gript elsne tr"jon,tragd

nei-t

to

h^ra

hju

k"mon

hja misdgn
herd

was.

fera Adela S,nd

thju slyp hyrar tohnekka,

Kvm
fara

FOLSTAK.

ADELA

ferhemande

tha f61o

athe,

tha

forsykar. Kvm

wald
^the

to
fiiglonfljuchtath
sa

meist

hjarawished

liera.

By

tha

gr"fstenhwer
hira

is mS,m

thissa worda

NE

lik

NAVT

Thju formlere
navt

foUistar.
wand.
inna

bigraven. Vppira gr",fst6nheth

TO

th6r

wither

HwSrvmbe
Tha

setta

lovsprekemeld wirth,
mi,n

hwryten.

HLAP

tore, nis

fon in tha

thit bok

HASTICH

is

HWAND

ADELA.

hwryten inutere wach th^p burch-

eskrgven
thet
is min

to wille minra

L^ID

HYK

in

l^ten

th"t

bok

is net

ajn,thfirvmbe

ik

Adelf

thera
navt

to

skri

wil ik

hja thSi

Hwand

thrvd

mS,gum.

FOEMLJ"RE.

Alle

god

minnanda

Fryas bern

sy held.

help them,
she

BOOK

and

Wr-alda

to the

ran

which

THE

the

children

when

place

till they

to

began

came

their screams,

bring
three

once

children,

ill-treat the

to

beat

the

drels
scoun-

to them

prove

she tied them

they were,

wretches

to assist

came

children

There

year.

heard

foreignlords

The

when

they

they

were

kissed

and

living friend.

hem

of

The

birds

numerous

visitors.

wisdom.

By

made

been

words

old

all three

SOFTLY,

legend which

Followers."
this book

to my

is not

Why

the

forest

is my

had

pened.
hapAdela,

distant

come,

before

the

shall hear

her

fled

mention

has

already
lowing
the fol-

the stone

"

LIES

HERE

FOR

is written

written

own,

treated

before

you

Upon

so

ADELA.

the outside wall

on
"

in

this has. been

The

I will

of Adela's

Book

neglectedI
put it in

of

do not
out

of

know;

regard

relations.

The

Hail

of

what

But

garment.

people,and

been

themselves

is buried.

inscribed

are

city tower

her

had

told

were

Come, friend,and

body

TREAD

The

they

gravestone of which

the

her

till

they bowed

that

the

after their

ridiculouslythey

angry,

very

to look

came

how

saw

Upon

but

every

The

branches,of

spindle.

the

others then

and then, to
insensible,

were

miserable

what

elder

some

Then

strength.

you

saved.

were

sailors,who

Adela, having

got

The

135

POLLOWEES.

give

and

bridge.

flowers to the
Phoenician

will

Krylwood

she made

her, and

ADELA's

OF

to

all the

Oldest

Doctrine.

well-intentioned

children

of

Frya

136

THET

TH^RA

BOK

skil et s61ich wertha

tham

folkum.
hwand

thet

skop

alia

hwand

thet

is evg

"nd

wardich, men
Al

g^st hSten.

thinga geith in

buta

to

him

him

wither.

ende,alra

lenad

i,nd

alle krefta

Thervmbe
nis

alle

ella mach-

kvmath

3,nd ther

wSsa

ga,

is hi

nawet

esk^pen

in al et

skepne,

him.
leide evge

Wr.alda
5,nd ther

send

ne

m",nniska

th^ra

wished, ",nd
werut

wy
to

ISra

miigon

garjande buta

S,nd

f^lo

Wr.alda

miigon

is ella

"nd

Thervmbe

biita him.

Wr.alda

allet

esk^pne,men

ki,n

heth, send

thet

god,
Jol

ne

mei

fara

rjuchtfSrdich.
send

ne

wandelath

hi ^k

to

minniska

Tha

ther

thinga.

m",nnalik

send

navt

nfine

",nd wixlat

god is allena vnforanderlik.

god is,alsa

tha boka

alle

w6t

is allena
and

thju

m"nniska

Tha

skept b6de.
Wr.alda

is

miigon felo

m^nniska

mS,nniska

hju wel

to findande

wishM

thinga vntsluta,men

allene

Mith

thrvch

Wr.alda

Wr.alda

Tha

tha
ha,tath,

goda

that Wr.alda

felo

epned.

is Wr.alda

kvmth

sjathalle thinga.

thinga lera, men

berlik, men

minnath

tavlikt

Tha

tham.

boshed

Thfirvmbe
nimmer.

hju

thSrngi

sj, tha

Boshed

miige, S.nd thgr nis nSne

minniska

Wr.alda

ther

ewa

thinga sja,men

Tha

domhed.

skada, Wr.alda
tha

ewa

ella in Wr.alda
fon him.

nis navt

m5,nniska

is

jefthahja moton

setma

afskSn

vndigerhed"nd

lomhfid

thet

setma

gode

n6n

Men

tavlikt w6sa.

ner

ut

skeppande

theth

allena

is fon

Wr.alda

In

",nd et

is thet 6ne

macht

ore

kerath

alle krefta

S,Dd

tha

alle

henne

thinga ",nd kerath


anfang

Wr.alda

vppa.

wither.

to him

kgrath

im

hwand

tige wesa,

kvmth

ut Wr.alda

Fon

thinga.

thet wSsa

wither

ind

alle

kvmath

inut Wr.alda

hwand

w"rth

sja miige send tha skep-

him
kvme

l^va

sin

thrvch

th^r

sela

ella,

is overal ain-

"Wr.alda

bisja,thervmbe

wi fon

hwat

ella in

is

Wr.alda

vnendlik.

to

name

jefthaoveraldesta,

alderaldesta

thinga.

kSth to tha

Und

L6r

jrtha.

vp

is thet

Wr.alda

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

Thruch

foranderja;

138

THET

and

tlu'vch thet

lind al et

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

liyall6na

is

bilywath,th^rvmbe

er

w6sa

skin.

ora

Thet

n^h

othera

Forml^r.

Fonrb

send

fo]k

Findas

Emong

TH^RA

BOK

tlirvch

th6r

wanwysa,

hjara

overfindingrikhMalsa krg send, th",t hja hjara selva

helpe hjarisbryn.*
Th"t aider skepsleen
hja fon

that h",von

gS,st,s^ skolde Wr.alda

el dvm

vppen

skgne

bylda

Findas

folk

hjara

thgra

wis

selva

have, mith

al

manniska,

and

th^r blod

and

jefthapresteran6ma
to f^ra

drochtne

to bihaldande.

Aldam

aldam

thrvchdam
andert

renka
rakkera
statska

offer willa and

ther

froda

and

fat and

ne

bar

er

send.

navt

drochtne
Send

laster

pl6gum, hjarafalxa
*

Cf.

ne

selva

a.

nyd

godis skalka
and gethatli

send,vmbet

w^ne,
ther

en

thSr

svme

selva

emod,

rum

ninman

an

tham

hjara

hja thrvch hjara


vrbarnad,ella mith Mo
wrdon

drochtne

Hegel

fvl

skfi,taskja. Men

samnath

and

makja, alsa

vmbira

eskepen

thrvch tha

wesa

bidrywath hja mith

hja hjara selva


skeldich

hjara

ISta,biirath

eskepeu,to

gyriga drochtne

tham

send, sa

Wr.alda

thjanathwillath

falxa manna,

thi wanwisa

is

Men

wanwysa

drochtne

thissa drochtne

ther inne

6rath

tha

falxa drochtne

vnewida

tha

hwat

torn, tham

afsken

hja

of vmbe

anbid.

aftern^i

that

m",kja

that
allerweikes,

kethande

selva immer

him

arg folk,hwand

en

hja to fara

havon

and

is

hEichfarenhM

in stede fon licht and

wesa

thSr

m"kjande,

to

wesa;

hjara g^st Wr.aldas

Were

hjara g4st slavth

Hwaud

wis.

vnendlik

hjara tamlase

S,nd

rSdne

brocht.

ra

is fon

th"nkjathrvcll

del is fon Wr.aldas

dw".lwei

heth

dgl

gS,bad.

vs

hjara falxe

Men

d61

beste

mei

allena

thet Wr.alda

g",st"nd

Wr.aldas

thet

hjara g^st

thit

Wr.alda;

fon

send

bitjuga,thS,t hja thet besta

inewida

tha

and

makja

wis

to-n

h. 1.

"i?e. Men

in

trvth,

THE

As

change.

BOOK

he

ADELA'S

OF

endures,he

139

FOLLOWERS.

alone exists

everythingelse

is show.

The

Second
Finda's

Among
their
make

of

people there

themselves

is

creature

stolen from

have

they

and

ungovernable pride
If their

they

their

spiritis

; but

us

have

they are

the best

was
spirit

spiritlabours

Wr-alda's
of

false

them

that

they

consecrated

false

gods, and

idols,full of

rich

men,

receive
that

They

no

do

themselves
some

who

them

over

with

the

Finda's

being,

and

but

existence,for

all this with


not

discover

an

solemn

ceremonies

exact

"

to

the

greedy
served

bloody
and

fices
sacrifalse

priests,

of the

name

un-

these

be

and

servants

their

idols

benefit.

own

as
they think
conscience,

to any

their tricks and

to the executioners

among

the

is

presumptuous

in

easy

answerable

desire

who

God's

everything

therein

who

these

themselves

real

gods

angef,

wicked

are

everywhere that

all that

and

wise

statues,which

people

declare

road

then Wr-alda
spirit,

beautiful

people,and

offerings
;

collect

and

have

by

call

who

and

envy

honoured

are

world

the

created

and

by

the

on

gods, they proclaim

themselves

and

part

reasoning

being sensible

to create

worship.

afterwards

their

eternal

people,for although they presumptuously pretend

idols

they

only think

can

brought

stupid,instead

be very

for their

believe that

part of Wr-alda's

that

would

that

wicked

their brains.

every

to ruin.

teachers,who, hy

so

that Wr-alda

and
spirit,

help of
That

hecome

their adherents

and

Doctrine.

false

are

part of Wr-alda, that

of Wr-alda'

Oldest

the

have
over-inventiveness,

the best

the

Part

one.

are

them, they hand

expose

to be burnt

in honour

If there

for their calumnies,

of the false

gods ;

140

THET

vmbe

alMna

bern

vsa

th"t

skil

is alsa

ommefang

vnendelik

sa

bwat

tba

alsa

wesa,

angi

bith"nkinga, tbissa

forskina,tbacb
navt

fortbga,alsa

selva,ner
Ak

m6i

ne

skepsle ni

eng

Tbi

ik thochte.
blfi,t,
bern
Tbi

en

man

Evin

alon

fon

is

nw

ik

nfii snakka
del

S.nd

sedsa

griter knd

owers

as

Th4t

knd

w6t

seid

wel ik
ik

owers

as

tb^-r

vs

tba-r

kn",pwere.

er

ben, knd

mannelik.
thit

hy

jabweder
thkt sina

ik th"nk.

kilta,ik ben, jeftbawel,


tbrvcb

was.

tbiinkwisa.

",nd

S,rgaFindas altbus vnwerthlik

Wr.aldas, ja

irtba

thi,nk,men

jecbta mot,
ik

st6d,fon

allera

w6t

navt

bilywa.

m^i

men

that
by ^k bijecbta,

thahwila-r

tha

ben,

ne

by Ida wixle, tba bwile-r seid

InstSde thit wy

fon
ne

g^rtne, tocbta

d^gum.

mot

^geblikwixlath,4k

beste

ora

navt

knip

allera mannalik

wixlath, sa

th",nk

sedsa

leva

leva stedes
navt

Thervmbe

t",t is S.nd tb",nktb

alda

tha

S"bwersa

beth

Hy

w6re.

sin stM

vppa

eskepne thinga

m".nniska

nen

sin

al

Thit

wesa.

Wr.aldas

tbrvchdam

nawet

alle

gist ind

sS,dS,ne kni

wished

th",nkwisa.

fi,k fon

knd

sin

Hwat

eskepne,

et

to tbet

tbrvcb

tbam

Men

thSr

forwixlatb

Thervmbe
ddnte

mei

ne

al

fon

navt

d61 fon Wr.aldas

en

wy

wrda

biwisa

fortber

ainskipa,vsa

b6ra

tbrvcb

tber

forskina.

ne

send

alle

mi,kad

b^r

min

ommefang

ne

tid "nd

bitbjutaknd

s6itb

sa

fljucbtigatbinga

send

kler knd

dS,nte,vsa

vsa

leva wartb

Wr.aldas

ut

6tbera

alsa
treft,

vnendlik, tbervmb

is

sin leva nimtb

moton

fir "wnnen,

thus

vsa

Tbrvcb

bja-t an

tba,t

wisa, sa
Is-t

owers

hwat

thinga skil er

nei alle

",nd bi

6vg

seka

Tbissa

miige.

ella

to lerande

buta

hjam fon

bim.

buta

tbinga w6i.

vsa

thju

tojensthjara drocbtenlika

wesa

tbinga bern, ".nd

alle

tid "nd

thach

Til

skolde.

ne

thinga, ",iid

alle

er

was

nis tber nawet

alle

sk^da

iiavt

tha famna

Wr.alda

w^sa.

FOLSTAE.

ADBLA

folgja.

Wr.alda

by

hja ra

wepned miige

nw

lere,alsa hagon
hyr

THIIRA

BOK

allena

ik

mei-r

ben

aftertbet

tbinkja.

THE

reallyin

but

children

order
be

may

to

the

following:

endure

life takes away

they

be

have

and

made

thus

do

are

passing things

which

which
;

nothing

whereas

So

say, I think
and

different

but

thinks

and

must

changes
his

but

thoughtschange even

beings ;

All

through Wr-alda's
and

nor

rather,I

child

The

the

has
man

the

boy,

life,

all

created

and

other

any

So
The

no

boy

created
man

is

different
and
old

their

can

greater
desires,

father

feels

just the

man

Besides,everybody knows

that.

he is

while
while

these

wise
other-

not

form,

was.

he

all

continually progressing,

earth

now

he

changing,that

says, I am,

and

that

and saying,I
people,

part of Wr-alda,and throughusalone

he

he

Instead,

he says, I think.

then, of imitatingFinda's wicked


the best

lasting
ever-

appear

acknowledge that
even

When

In what

being.

wisdom,

that

and
spirit,

our
qualities,

thoughts.

minute

further

all created

rather,I thought.
the

all.

to the

from
differently

every

say

his

so

way,

belong

the

Everybody knows

same.

every

locality,their

from

and
inclinations,
and

am

in

of

life is

lasting,
ever-

things

part of Wr-alda's

his

will

From

These

thing.

we

heart

and

him.

stationary, therefore

neither

say, I

objectcan

his

their

things change
thoughts.

not

remain

can

are

by

living things,and

other

then

through

appear

but

our

things,and

comprehensibleto

form, our

thoughts,these

and

all

existence

our

learn

without

manifest

much,

the

regards our

as

that

is also eternal

exists

every

existence,we

our

order

them

before all

and

clear and

being, like
but

time

clear and

learned

regards

nothing

time

made

can

existed

things. Wr-alda

life sprang

be

is to make

"Wr-alda

therefore

must

In

protectedagainst their idolatrous doctrine,

after all

Wr-alda's

141

FOLLOWERS.

themselves.

save

duty of the maidens

the

we

ADELa's

OF

BOOK

can

am

think.

142

sk willath wy

min

anfang

fvlkvmenlikhSd, svnder

to

Vsa

selva,
all^na

g^st

Hyrmei

skipa 16nad.

and

miigon

allena

j^ven, sa

aiu

vs

S,nd tbrvch

Hy

gyricb m"n

to Stavia.

to Wr.alda

hede

lenad.

Bist

andere

tbene

mod

s6ja

stand

strelum
were

vs

th^re

ninman

th^r

to S.nd wrochte

skrik.

Hju

bju sochte
t onhlest

in

sach

were

k6m

to barande

h^de

et

bju

sin bus

nedim
Fon

wil

S,nd

Ninman

hjaramod

w^i brocht.

elder t

hju

wet

to

jensttha

ind
bju frfija

lena.

linda.

wrde.

fruchda

Frya bern

Tba

Th^

gvng

liavde

Men

Thach

ther

Wr.alda

anggost "nd

rondomme, hjaranigung kas thet

that

elder,

in thin

ik S,wet

bl^t,vnbihod

nigung Und

wS,rande

belpe

n^ne

groja ",nd

kyma

macht

hjahelp macht

th^r fam

Tr^st

by

Wr.alda

s^ide

naked

skul vndera

jeta

Andworde

and

spr6k bju ",nde kfitb.

svnne.

skolde

wy

Foebyld.

to-n

bitrouwa, th".t

moder

sinna

nene

forthdryvenwS,rtb

Tal

SkeiIven.

Tb"n

Forth

ain-

flod.

beden, men

ma.n.

vs

knd

of n^ta

in

vs

reda, ella

miigon wy

S,fte Fryas, frejeTr^st.

en

in

jeva m6i.
was,

er

bitracbta.

ewa

Wr.alda

HSde

seide vnweder

Hy

sina

w6sa, tber

Famna

ORA

w6re

is tb^rfon

skop, betb

vs

tbfirvr

name

Skrivfilt

vp

vnsels

",nd

s6kwale

en

as

Stat

En

Wr.alda

as

g^st, bi

wy

mugon

held.

skolde wy

ne

ebbe

Thit

Mra

wy

to

reddalasser
tbrvcb

"Wr.alda

wrda

to

n^kande

knd

wisbed-bryn-sintuga,hiigiaa,nd ftlo goda

sine

Tberof

god

sa

Wr.aldas

navt

Tba

afskinsle.

en

thrvch

nis

"

sy

16va; by-t

Wr.aldas

wa,rthande

immer

bl4t,thach

ind

et nedlik

allerwfiikes wer

Und

send forskinsla thrvch

bern

Fryas

wy

wral

kStha

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

THERA

BOK

THET

beste "-nd

rein k6m

hju

hede

knd

sjan

THE

BOOK

OF

ADELA

proclaimeverywhere where

we

exist through
children,

base, but

and

mean

without

Oiir
of

spiritis

it.

When

Wr-alda
memory,

By this

we

and

his laws

of them

given us

and

been

and

up

This

is

AND

written

on

Parchment

Answer

to

other

Troost,who

repliedthe
your

born,
the
was

no

wrought
and

mother

our

rays

one

the

could

who

the

She

best.

had

that

said

storm
thunder-

prayed to Wr-alda,
you

father

and

forefathers,

will

true

take

Frya

root,
was

bare, unprotectedfrom
ask

no

and

one,

help. Then

any

there

Wr-alda

love, anxiety

and

her, and

sought

got

something

sow

it will

that

and

could

she

to

Are

sheltering lime-trees, but


was
difficulty

Speech

help.

round

She

driven

complain

to

inclination

looked

nothing,

Example.

an

He

said,I

give her

conscience

in her

fright.

naked
She

sun.

If Wr-alda

continued. When

She

stood

of the

chose
the

no

she

fruit.

bear

speak

can

Skrivfilt."
as

He

From

Then

man.

and

sea-weed

came

conscience,in confidence

and

grow,

"

man

him

asked.

wisdom,

creatures

known

piece of

of Stavia.

given

Troost

Frisian?

in

had

Wr-alda

have

"

destroyedhis house.

had

his

benefit.

Maidens

maid

the

was

shadow

flood.

and

unsociable, avaricious

An

but

the ebb

by

himself.

good qualities.

learn

own

perfection

his

us

other

should

we

lent

can

our

irrational than

more

down

we

only for

organs,

no

beginning

merely

contemplate

to

means

is

us, he
many

able

this

always,and

had

the

of Wr-alda

it
spirit,

and

are

by

"

excellence

created

brains,organs,
means

in

life

"We, Frya's

always advancing towards

Wr-alda's

not

it is necessary,

Wr-alda's

attainingthe

ever

143

FOLLOWERS.

her

tion
inclina-

hiding-placeunder

the
wet.

rain
She

came,
had

and
seen

144

ho

THET

thet

weter

makade

hju

makade

hju

th^r

vnder.

gong

hja

thet

forma

wind

kem

Men

jeta wodander

to bek

hju

Men

Men

jenst Wr.alda.
all6na

hwfirvmbe
tochton

hSde

s6mine.

to

mith

kemen
with

tha

makad

svnnestrSlum.
forth

noch

sterk

Min

bus

w6ter

heth

et

d^n.

Hw6r

thfire

ESne,
nol

vppen

stand

hus

sterk

w^re

berad

vp

stand

thin

andere

thene

wist

wel, s6ide TrS,st,tha

best

al thin -ISva

th^r

ne

mitha

vs

en

all^na

ffi,mna

mild
S,nd

m",n

buppa
bist

stSn

ut

th",n

jvwe nSsta,bithjodth"n

nesta,sa

wryten

skilun

god noch, ik
m5,n

",nd hi

net

hja

f^r
him

dura

fon

ik

navt

et

buwad,
Ik

to makane.

fara

Thv

meld.

frese

ne

Hwand

kvma.

fona

alle

Thach

hjam.

Flista

gyriga.
burgum

3,rg b^tsjochtigseide

is t in

Flista,bihod

jvwe nfista,
help th5,n juwe

t thi witherdva.

f^r thi nfin betera.

drupte stolkes

thkn

m",nniska,ut

to

ore

mia
sfiider,

et my

tha

et

Alingen

et

h"v

hiv

an

navt

tha

thet

heth

Nean

therp

moste

is, kerath

navt

bfiter to

ore

stand

all^na

nSn

gruwel had

mei

ne

th6r
r^den

ther

jeva jeftha dva

awet

Wr.alda
bet

macht

burch

thus

bus

stornewind

Ne

overe,

ik

linda

hja en

th"n, frejeTr^st.

man.

tha

by

warande

vmbet

jeftha therp,freje Tr^st.


6nsum

husa

wy

enoch, slider,men

S,nd

hus

men

th"tste

i trachda

mot

ho S,nd

an

send

thin

vmb

Ind

lesta hlivon
Nis

leide

wrochton

slecht S,nd

alle othera.

to

ner

bern

hira

wise

tha

To

w6st, alsa

makjande.
hage

sadenera

thju

thet dvath

Thissa

stoppenbS,nkum,en

4nd

ho s6r

dgn.

Stoma

hrof "nd

reitne

bithjude hju

hju alsa

syda.
Wr.alda

over

en

h4vande

alsa

tobbande,

to

m",kade

hja

s"dum,

fora ",nd bios

to

navt

knd

pMga
alle

blog rein

hlyjef,ifter

tha stam

an

stoka

vp

"nd

kem

as

b^rade

ne

Bifvnden

th^r vppa.

stSne

forth

"nd

drupte. Nw

sidum,

fon

w"ch

en

syda

6ne

hellanda

stornewind

makade

to S,nd

of

bl"dar

hja sjan th"t

hede

Nw

an

mitli

hrof

en

FOLSTAii.

ADELA

hellanda

tha

to

tham.

ew6i.

hrof

TH^EA

BOK

hinne.

rSd

navt

w"rth

then

Is i thina

SkamrS,d

146

Nw

"WIL

SBLVA

IK

AND

Min
tore

heth

fon

boppa.

En

thgr

twilif fet.

there, send

husa

keren

"nd

f^mkes

tha

to skola

vmbe

In

there

vppa

tha

fere

stere

syde

syde

thrja.

Buta

S,nda wSrar

Tha
dik

tha

heme.

is-t

husa

svnna

kvma.

todekt
kra,nboga,
thera

hus, long
bihalva

burch

is en

to hema.

Inna

is

inhemar

",nd

tha

husa

send

hem,

thene

Tex

wrytten.
anna

finth

mSin

vppa

ther

f4m

stet

fjuwer bufla

thSr

is

en

krun.

ThSr
wod
ther

vppa

stonde

twya

send

S,nd lether.

binna

winora

thju

burchhera

tha

vppa

An

kroden.

binnasyde fona

vpper

send

smukad.

stena

stonde, hw^rfon

mith

fS,ra tha

sudlikoste hus

kestlika

thrvch

fol

hangt thju foddik.

tore

by-t hus

nortlika
send

to

Thet

s6ka

ora

In

f"r,therof

thju formlere

min

thju

sudlika husa

nortlika

siidar

mith

siath hi

tha

Thju ringdikthfira

fif fet vndera


fl",t,

en

hondred
tha

finth

thju molmS,k

etmelde

vppen

Twa

"nd

ewa.

stjurar,men

n^n

is

thera

burchwal

vsa

tha

Twisk

lera.

thrju

tore send

Tojenst

knd

owne

Tha

suderwach

tha

Om

heinde

fon

his hem.

there

wagar

tha

hyrbakken sten,

twisk

grvnd

bihof.

6ther

mS.Q

en

del, sa

tore

krefta

fjeld.

is there Burchf^m
Tha

fonere

Vppa

famna

is allena

fon

6thera.

kruda
allerleja

tha

moton

stit

tore

Altham

nenen

hwa

Jol.

et

hw^na

Flit

gr"ftdiap thrya sjugun fet,


wyd thrya

en

Siath

fon

d4nte

hju h^ch.

thrya sjugun f^t,elika h^ch

send

hringdik,therom

SJAN.

Liudg^rda. Thju

vppa,

there

syd

thju hrof,ther rondlik is.


ne

there

BUECH

MIN

MUGE

thrittich fet is

huske

aider

OVER

HAV

north-ende

lyth

thrya hondred, bred

5,nd fon buta

FON

IK

syda. Thrya

bisjath. An

st"ra

HWAT

OVER

leid an-t

sex

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

^ROST

SKRIWA

THAN

burch

ThIIRA

BOK

THET

gr^t,
twilif
dik

thrya

Bihalva

alingne tha

THE

Now

AND

WILL

roofed,with

small

at the stars.

hundred
feet

one

high, besides

The

In

down

the

the

of

kinds

the

two

houses

and

keep
walls

this

of

are

other

the

the

Against
stand

the

the citadel
and

long
"

of

not

which

seaman's

plain five

feet below

crossbows

covered

Besides

hour,

twenty-four

the

with

houses

go

the

the

the

but

to

top.

wood

of the

and

an

On

the

lamp.

right side

side the

the

by

live in

to

the

sides.

side
Out-

oxen.

Burgtheeren
of

day.

Inside

it

three

are

Burgtmaagd,

four

hour

laws

other

fortification outside is

The

soldiers live.

the

houses

preciousstones.

placewhere

is the

the

three houses

three

of

mill,worked

side all

is the dwelling

On

the

one

which

hangs

with

house

If

the

house

tower

upon

moat

the Juul.

maidens

the other

on

the

near

wall

nothing

south
of

this

necessaries

is inscribed.

found

the

and

oven

the

three

of

The

other

decorated

formulae,and

dyke,

form

grow,

southern
In

are

things are

there is

the

for the

look

All

dyke, with

on

and

are

wall the Tex

the

is round.

fields.

only

most

of the tower

house

qualities. Among

Burgtmaagd.

the south

On

The

they

broad,and twenty-

the

sees

corn

the south

school.

is

outside

houses

are

full of

are

on

of the
The

the

side there

north

of which

feet

foreign herbs

study

Liudgaarde.

twenty-one feet deep..

the

and

SEE.

ninety feet high, flat-

by

tower, he

among

must

north

the

on

the

native

maidens
on

from

and

TO

of the

roof,which

bricks,and

broad

ground

ABLE

it out

upon

citadel is surrounded

thirty-sixfeet
looks

is

long,and twenty-one

is built of hard-baked
else.

BEEN

end

CiTADEL.

MY

either side of the tower

On

feet

house

ABOUT

HAVE

sides,and

147

FOLLOWERS.

tlie north

six

FIRST

WHAT

near

has

tower

ADELA

MYSELF,

ABOUT

city lies

My

OF

WRITE

THEN

The

BOOK

hour

an

the

sun,

it

is

hundred

leather.

there
inhabitants,

are

aloug

BOK

TH^RA

jetathrya twilif

Bedhusa

148

THET

dik

thet

wald.

buta, til thju

brede
send

stjurarmith
alle othera
is tha

hach

that

thach

Alsa

vs-is is

tha

sudsyde fon

omtunad

ther in sia mei.


S,nd

threja

thrvch

Hwand

blommen

thju d^nte

thjugrateste;
tore fon

ther

thrvch
burch

vsar

torent,nei

wolka

Thet

thrju hernich,thet

is

d4nte

aldergrdteste.Thju
hju

Anna

thju Liudgarde

svnne

brocht.

omhemar.

to f4ra tha

Hjara

ferlandeska

felo

land

is

hringdik

gr^te Linda

FOLSTAE.

S.nd to wede.

fjeldthjanath to k"mp
tha butenste

ADELA

tha

is,send

thi fon Tex-

men

Fryasburch is alsa

there

is al et

tore

othera.

By

vs

w4kath

hja husw"rk

tid moton

ore

w"kande

sjugun jer

S,nd red to
alto met
Thi

tha

Tha

grysa

nedlik

Send

slepa.

sed

vp-ra

hja

to letane

m^i

west, sa

hju

g^.
lera

lesa, skrywa
l6ra

moton

kui

hjam rjucht

ho

red

to

hja th^rmith

Burchf"m

Mnd

fara

alda

famna

fvl

en

to wS,rk

mith

gan

upkem,

to

inna

Rene

hede

th6r

ain

k6m,

gold
th^r

to
nene

Thre

j^r.

f^rt

".rmer
m5,n
wr

greva

likte

mi

utstekka

mith

winnande.

golden

weter

Men
krone

l^ra

mot

thet

hju thrvch
"nd

Alsa

is-t tk

RSne

wSst, thjus

mitha.

6re

hjam

burchhfira

alingen there

th^re

th^r

thS, minniska.

by

mota
gfi,

hiri

is

opward, alingen

vmbe

Thju Burchf^m

j6va.

hjra sted innimt, mot

Min

gvngon.
kad

bijunka allerlSjathinga

sanga,

vmbe

send

hjam
fir en

gon

In ha

hja fry. Th^n

thrjuj^r fam

jeftha greva

famna

plicht, sedkunda, krudkunda, helkunda, skMnesa,

tellingaS,nd

ik

gt,

f4mkes

tha

i,nd
send

fS,mna mith

alda

mot

skrywer

alsa

m"nniska

Is hwa

jevane.

mith

rekenja.
"-nd

tha

thrja stonda.

dva, lera

wesen,

hja emong

miigon

Sjugun jonge

w"k

Aider

foddik.

there

by

ist alsa delad.

burch

vppa

Ho

syde ofward.
tha

makad.
wr

tha

fon.

my

h^ger
Wral

m"nniska.

Thet

thrja

son

thli-t

skepfachta gMen
ma.ngerta

fir

weron

ne

dro-

ther

BOOK

THE

the

inside of

people who
for

the

the

for

and

meadow.

fortification is the

wood

of lime-trees.

the

brought by

shape as

same

all is that

Seven

In

hours.

they

years,

have been

to

older

writer

for them
how

Before

Rhine

"

higher

to

set to work

and
water
did

wear

each

do

watch

is

housework,
for
the

among

seven

people,

When

sometimes

Greva,"

they
pany
accom-

that

the

about

take

old

the

that

fleeces

golden

got

out

get the

crowns

of it.

people.
travel

must

grey-headed
go
was

with

her.

along

side down.

people seemed
the

Rhine

was

to

the other
the

poorer

the

Three
must

teach

must

among

My journey
on

be necessary

may

office,she

maidens

I did.
and

go

year.

them

medicine, history,

Burgtmaagd
they

whole

teach

must

all that

The

can

three

and

went,

over

not

country

sand

the

"

when

this side up,

Everywhere

the

are

arrangement

give advice.

singing,besides

the way
on

flowers

girls to read, to write,and

elders,or

give advice.

Burgtheeren
was

the

to

the

through

it,for

is in proportion

watched
go

the

the

they

maidens, they may

Burgtmaagd

may

to

great

largestof
Fryaburgt is so

lamp

duty, morals, botany, and

and
traditions,

This

and

teach

The

justiceand

them

they

in

citadels

but

have

they

the

ones.

must

ireckon.

the

to

the

and

all the rest

of their time

the rest

three years

the

shine

may

of the

tower

attend

serves

with
three-cornered,

large;

so

the

side of

by

citadel this is the

our

free ; then

are

south

the other

sky, and

the

after their morals

to look

The

not

sleep. When

learn,and

field

foreign trees

All

The

maidens

young

the

sun

of

only

In

is

the

number

ours,

to the tower.

three

that

seafarers.

it rends

On

shape

of Texland.

that

high

Its

great

are

The

Liudgaarde, enclosed

part outside,so

there

149

FOLLOWERS.

neighbourhood.

outer

widest

dyke thirty-sixrefuge-houses for

live in

camp

ADELA

OF

The
to

people dug
was

gold,

be.

holes,

poured
but

the

the

Formerly they

with

girls
were

150

THET

ra^r

of

m^ra

invppa
Th"t

kwik

wilde

tMt

MarsS,ta
husa

Hjara

hSma.

is vret

twisk thet

R6ne

makja. Boppa thSre


Mars",ta sjan. Tha

ik

miste, send

hja n"i tha

hja yserirtha,thSr hja yser

delvath

Ther

gvngon.

"

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

Skenland

wi

sont

wSst, men

berga

TH^RA

BOK

S,nda

berchta,thgr h4v

send

send

mS.nniska

pS-lunabuwad.

vp

mlinniska.

bose

th"r

Th"r

send

lawa.*
And
hja send tha
grislika
swetsartjefthapilingarfonda h^inde Krekalandar,th"ra
S,nd swS,rte

wolva, bara

rkv ind
S,nd

tha

folgar ",nd

K",lta

but.

birhet

Tha

huda

skors

mith

wrdat

fon

berkum.

Fryas

were,

fachta

knd

kruda
tha

thrvch

ind

Invppa

thisra

h^de.

Men

haved

til

tha

tk

flytweron
th",t n"r

thrvch

lersta k^mon

Alderga.

g^rdum ella
r6d, mith

tha

Leeuweu

riklik

skilda

in

omraa

fon
wElrad,

brocht.

En
mith

farwa.
allerl6ja
tha

Europa, Herodotus, VII.

+ Swetsar, Switsers.

" Lydasburoh,Leiden, de burcht.

to

rojar
thSr

suderh"vasend aller-

f6re

borda

is-t

husa

".nd

lothum,
Et
to.

landum,

d^na
fjdrdfil

sjarad. Invpper flyt lei en

fon

plila

weron

moston

st^nhus,th^rin

en

grate flytomborad

f6non

thiit

Alderga. By-t

lind klathar

stjurarmith
En

vp

w6i bruda.

wi to-t

thju Waraburch,

tha

husa

helpane. Hja

to

Hjara

gra.teflyt.||

en

mi,nniska,ther thjanath h^de


to honk

n6n

there E6ne

Fryas folk, men

thju thju flate wither

stSt

was

hja

ut.

Alingen

ThSr

hjaer

vrwandelath

mS,nniska,th^r

nSn

]6jaskulpa,hulka,w6pne

gon

tha Eenhemar

thS.t

vs

ik

thkt

hja

sagon

brocht.

stjurarbuta

tha butafarar

bilywa
To

thrvch

wrdon

5-nd bruna

swarte

vmbe

bryst

h6d

hkye

m^nath

alen,til Lydasburch."

et

wer

wilda, s^

men

Thach

weron.

ind

saft lik

Fryasburchf sSide

et

fiska

tomakad

litha hnda

Tha

spreken hered, ik skolde

navt

selva mith

tha wiva

thrvch

mi,nniska

^nfalde

Twiskar, alle gyrichnM

helpath hjara

Thju burchfam

famnafilt.

hja gode

M^rsita

Tha

jS.ga.

vrwildere

flS,te
gr",te

Fryas dei
Svme

hon-

blikton

125.

J Fryasbureh,Freiburg.
||Flyt,jefthamS,re,da Mare.

THE

more

gone
iron.

BOOK

the

ADELA

but since
numerous,
up to the mountains.
Above

the

Marsaten.

seen

OF

lakes.

The

Their

from

Rhine

the

wild

Swiss, the
the

nearest

are

beasts

are

and

make

mountains

people who

built upon
and
wicked
lions.

the savage
The
Marsaten

have

live

piles,for
people.
Then

on

tection
pro-

There
the

come

frontiers of the distant

and

for

they have

they dig ore


the

horrible

to the

followers of Kalta

There

Marsaten

wolves, bears, and

are

lost Schoonland

we

among

houses

151

S FOLLOWERS.

Italians,

Twiskar, all greedy


hood
gain their liveli-

robbery and booty.


gether
toby fishing and hunting. The skins are sewn
and prepared with birch bark.
The
by the women,
small
skins are as soft as a woman's
skin.
The
Burgtat
that
told
us
maagd
Fryasburgt (Freiburg)
they were
but
if
I had not
heard
her speak
good, simple people;
of them
I should
have
not
first,
thought that they were
Frya's people,they looked so impudent. Their wool and
herbs are bought by the Rhine people,
and taken to foreign
countries
by the ship captains. Along the other side of
the Rhine
it was
at Lydasburcht (Leiden).
as
just the same
There was
this lake also
a
great river or lake, and upon
there were
not
people livingupon
piles. But they were
black and
brown
who
had
Frya's people ; they were
men
to bring home
the men
been employed as rowers
who
had
been making foreignvoyages, and they had to stay there
till the fleet went
At

last

back.

Alderga. At the head of the south


all
harbour
lies the Waraburgt, built of stone,in which
kinds of clothes,weapons,
shells,and horns are kept,
which
were
brought by the sea-peoplefrom distant lands.
A quarter of an
hour's distance
from there is Alderga, a
by houses, sheds,and gardens, all
great river surrounded
In the river lay a great fleet ready,
richlydecorated.
with
banners
of all sorts of colours;
On
Frya's day
the

we

shields

Lions

f Swetsar

in

to

came

hung

were

Europe,

see

on

board

Herodotus, vii.

likewise.

Some

125.

Swiss.

J Fryasburoh is Freiburg.

" Lydasburch is Leyden, the city.

(|Flyt,jeftha
mdre,\a a lake

are

shone

or

sea.

152

THET

lik
tha

naclitum

flytwas
fara

b^de

farwa

blikanda

m^lad.

drogon

tha

mling^rtne

mith

hringumj
l^id

thSrin
and

knd

S,rma

to-ra

sejen

S,nd

wilde

fvl l^rad

er

folka

mande

fon

winnande

to

h^ra

alont

there

an

to

ik

h^d

Er

nande.

wis

Th",t wrde

thin

hus

nach

hkst

brocht?
anda

fMad,

S,nd

Da,na

ho

en

wolva

huda

ner
nen

mislikande

Sic. V.

to win-

ik

mar

andere

"kk:

fr^jarkvmath

en

27, van

hi.st kl

th",t tha
Th"t

skriwa

si
en

ne

d^nte

fon

de Qalliers.

th^re

skild

ml,rk

thju buw

to semine

D4na

sin
en

al f",nsen 5.nd

Saxmanna

k",n.

vppa

Twisklandar,

vppa

fon hvndred

sprek

Forana, Vroonen.

J Diod.

Md

felo bufle h"st

ist kvmen

thS,t nimman
blat

f6rh"-

thfir burch

to

tojensttha bannane

wiva vrlfiten hS,ve.


Ifisa mei

ene

tha

atha

spfirde. Hju

Saxanamarka

fry w6ra

nSne

felo bara

ho

vral

halden,

er

vmbe

hwa

alsa frejath
tha m"ngertne ther,
fr^jande,

to bi

mangerte
kanst

da

an

d6n

th6r

ther

w"rth

sa

Saxanamarka

rikdom

Was

g^st.

Thach

dSistik

levane vmbe

to

agon

anda

th^r

swarte

S,fte frydom sy, ",nd

S,nd vmbe

hwersa

tha

Lydahisburch. Thju

makane,

sjan, as-k hyr

jeftaflyt,

mare

moton

bigripa machte,

melh^d

en

th"t tha burchhfira

minne

M"nnag^rda forda" west.

filtne

fon

is

Wr-aldas

w^re.

altid gr^ne

sjarad. Sudward

to

as

mith hel

kni

lerande,hwat

to

ra

m"nniska

tha

evin

in-

to Stavere wSron

61and

seide my,

Forana
vmb

gvngon

hwila

Fly tha

vppira holum

Alkmarum
th"t

To

husa
mit

Lik

f^t

in s^.

sian, th"r

kronum

golden

61and,vppa

fon

Burchf",m

th^r

mith

m".nniska

bmna

ho

t skriffilt w6re.

as

om

en

wiva

hiiv thSr

et

send

gardne

thgre

alingenthgre

sk^ne

gr"ftsend

l^id Alkmarum.

Forana

dana

ntgvng "nd

Tha

Ik

h",gvm omtunad.
tohnekna

thSre

syda

Abefta

gnga mudat

en

thit tha

flate w^re

th^re

gvng.

forth mitb

knd

",nd thfira skolta bi

witking

gr",ftgrS,ven,to hlapande

en

Forana*

burch

FOLSTAK.

gold vmborad.

mith

weron

ADELA

tli^r

skilda

Tha

svnna.

THflRA

BOK

nSn

is-t kvmen,

neth, men

diar, th"t

er

fUlad

f Engamuda, Egmond.
Munster.
" Mannagftrdatorda,

154

THET

heth.
lik

And

dana
fi.ndlik,

ewrden

send,

that

hja f"nsa,

mith

hja, odoge.

k^pen.
folk

Al

and

vs

vsa

rikdom

Ifithoga

6r

hja ja

and

segsa

thin

folka

to

kvma.

ne

vs

to

skilun

Hja
bihof

n6n

Tha

jongste

uta

Saxsanamarka

hju

orlovi

hja

thSr

wei.

frejad

vmbe

Burchfam
sa

felo

ENDE

As
nSi

wrden,
Saxmanna

FON

wartha

and

by

THET

tha

fara
h",ve

j^va.

an

Lfit

to

bus
dana

to

that

by

kn4pa

rikklr

mi

hongk

is-t

BOK.

and

wi

wla

thjud.

weron,

kSm

kSmon,

heth

g^ne.
kvmen

stjurar fkre.

APOLLONIA

hwad

wickandlika

an

ther

nw

hjra

wy

f^rh^manda

wra

and

nave

th^ra
wi

S,nd

ommefaren,

and
tha

skilun

navt

fon

r^d

en

wralda

landa

wiser

longer

f^mna

th^r

sa

thi

Lydas

omme

d"l

es-

hjara frfijarto fr"jande,

in

fera

wra

hja alsa,

Dvath

skilun

hjudfiga

tella

bern

al

ind

fon

hwSr
sS

Th5,t

to.

boppaMnder
ik

ind

vrdelgja,

In-t

wrde

hast

sS

ekkorum

skil

sa

kwik,

et

as

is irtha

vppa

tha

w^nh^d

hwer

that

nw

s"r wichand-

hja

Twisklandar,

folk

bifolka.

send

tha

Fryas

skil

landa

tliS,t
dvm

as

runath

wisdom,

mang^rtne

kanst

erm

folk

Wilst
.

tha

evin

f^ra

Findas

held.

et

met

rinstrama

th"t

leid

kvmen,

evin

To

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

is-t
to

men

S,nd

vsa

tha

moton

TuMa

BOK

Afternfii
that

is
er

THE

lastly, from

and

hut

to

The

All

people.

and

and

to

share

advice.

they

world

have

will

distant

wiser

deal

she

will

she

END

so

I will

and

many

OF

will

of

APOLLONIA

have

The

there,

and

sailors

BOOK.

marry,
of

tell

they
they

us;
no

sion
occa-

of

Saxenmarken.

that
are

your

If

home.

go

the

youngest

the
to

to

shall

leave

our

to

you

come

from

came

piece of

people

people.

nasty

highlanders

parts

can

we

other,

you

What

distant

and

each

asked

What

asked

give

Lydas

movement

the

are

lovers

The

In

wish

they

Burgtmaagd

days

sea.

exterminate

If you

in

me

the

countries.

richer,

with

were

into

warriors

those

back

became

these

Frya's

lands

and

were

came

we

for

their

young

with

who

maids

in

the

they

made

sea

when

travelled

that

the

wisdom,

ask

like,
war-

they

empty

girls,

yes,

you

become

When

why

say

this, then

to

the

the

very

beasts

the

as

are

whom

people

and

they

with

run

the

that

Twisklanders

prosperity.

our

about

children
do

Findas

Let

before

and

rivers

riches

our

the

155

FOLLOWERS.

also

stupid

as

people

9,nd sailing is

comes

earth

the

ADELA

as

our

must

we

this

poor

as

war.

people

OF

sometimes

catch, and
go

BOOK

is the

Saxons.

wards
Afterreason

156

THA

FON

SKRIFTA

FRETHORIK

AND

WILJOW.

MiN

is FrSthorik

nom

ovir

segsa

kgren.
fon

tha

To

Linda.

Ljudwardja is

thSr

kvmen

en

Vnder

mina

vr

men
skrfiven,

Fon

6n

",nd 6ther wil ik

tha

In min

5.rgetid
hSde

binna

weron

hurt

kin to.

omme

mi

fon nysgyr

tha

Nw

vpper

burch.
N6

s6id-er

ne

hi

owers

tha

burchf^m
h6don

vrr^d

w6ron

vp

".rgato

vner

Fiil hed ik

things meld,

skrywa,

vnere.

leton,hjra w"kfS,mkes,

hwand

likande

drochten

thi

bylda

ik drist ",nd

Hju

m6i-t

jow

l^ra.

hordom

Tha,n

uta

in,immer

vsa

to

navt

Vral

lakte

godlik"nd

wrde.

j^r

letter

a,nd

Magy,
k^m

brocht

al ISsa S.nd

Srost to ga i,nd

wysen

Acht

tha

tid
frSjejefhju mi lirge

most

bidryven

mith

hjara syde.

bisjan. In

fr6jemy jefik

grSve m"n

s6id ik.

pl^gad

to

gryde hja lingsyde. Hju strik mi

Ik

En

bylda

ffi,mke to tha husa

wrd

skriwer
h6de

an

S.fterthit bok

vs

bylda rfiiswisa wilde.

skrywa kv.

ik

hed

vmbe

61d

"rge tid.

vr

ak fSlo

ringdik

Mndp"la fvnden.

strompeleen

kethande

"nd

halden,

vsa

Ik br6nde

tbene
n6ma

Asga

to

grSdwird alomme, Urge tid k^m,

kvmen, Fry a
abefta

hju

^re tha

ik

mi

sk^dnese

en

to-n

jiigedh6rd

was

tba

ik

fiil bSred.

er

",ftern^i send

mUnniska

goda

thorp,binna

tida is

thSr

bin

Ljudwardja

ny

wif

Linda, tMt

oera

Ljudgarda, hwSrfon

burcb

is.

nomath

to

svme

ISra,

Dystikgvng
hSrd

ik, vsa
burchh^ra

lind fSlo minniska

twispalt. Th^r

bern, th6r vpstandon ajen hjara eldrum.

Inna

w^ron

gluppa

157

THE

WKITINGS

FR^THORIK

OF

AND

WILJOW.

My

is

name

Linden.

the

over

surnamed
Frfithorik,
In

Ljudwardia I

Ljudwardia is a new villagewithin


has
Ljudgaarda,of which the name
In

time

my

deal

about

much

I will

me.

after this

book,

In

time

because

those

In

and

took

and

and

to

you.

went

afterwards

unchaste,

and

treason

took

their

were

children

to

She

No,

old

had

that

of

some

with

found

been

curiosityto
little old

the

my

about
;

me

asked

man

you

it may

writer

not

me

must

then

the

learnt.

and

had

Burgtmaagd

the

burgtheerenhad

Magy,

and

many

disputes

rebellingagainst

their

if I
first

be shown

our

Everywhere

see

woman

chin

show

Then

I said.

the

daily to
I heard

saken
for-

laughed good-naturedly,

An

citadel.

write.

had

watch-maidens,

if she would

her

images.

part.

Frya

"

bad

The

houses,always callingout

asked

that

come

with

learn,he replied,otherwise

go

years

the

all sides.

to her ; she stroked

came

to the

me

read

could

and

to

the other

good people and

neighbourhood a

our

bold, and

times

and

one

good

related

was

images

.1 burnt

out of the

times.

bad

disrepute.

written

all her

us

idolatrous

landmarks.

tottered in and

I became

both

time did
from

withheld

images.

the bad

into

more

complaintson

the bad

monstrous
our

I had

of the

honour

I heard

She

us.

within

to the

coming ;

was

of

Asga.

as

the bad.

youth

my

fallen

much

account

an

chosen

was

means

the fortification of the

happened.

afterwards

write

disgraceof

the

has

it,but

Linda, which

oera

arose.

parents ;

Eight
been
mitted
com-

people
There

good

158

THET

wrdon

thSr

svnder

Tha

strid.

bistvrv-et.

m",ni

bogade

hja

sina xnlinna

lich

mS,kad

berga.

swikton

frome

t^t,

wirth

thene

wer

M^gy

S,nd frod

othera.

tha

Irtha
16ta

ne

nei tha

skodde
ovira

th^na,
thfire

thet wilde

ridder

gersfal-

hjara walda

",nd hwad

S.ad

S6 kokade.

hja spyth h"de,

By-t aufang there

jrtha.

vp

Mtgy

to

sa

fjeldaspred.

wolkum,

wither

Irtha

im

mochte

sina

Min

Thi

skold

Evin

thS,t thet

st

wrdon

wolka

tha

lik
Men

sked, nSi

heth, evin

Berga spydon

Nachtis

LI.

hju Frya b^rade.

Einstr"ma

Min

grupe.

en

w6ron

afgoda to

ner

hSlgesketa,hwSrut
hors

ik

sn6dh^d.

M"gj

nen

d^d

Nw

sinra

vppa

SaxmUnna

f^mke,thgr

fljuchtonalle gode niS,nniska.

tham

N6i

in

Thrju j6r letter

vrmorth.

hus

aide

Thet

hja wrSken

wilde

rjuchterw^ie,

bilywen.

th",t

FOLSTAR.

fvnden

d^d

m",kade,w"rth

in sin

Ms

ADELA

tha froda m",iiniska morth.

ella bS,r

er

TH^KA

BOK

Arnem6nath

nigade jrtha northward, hju s^g del, 61 ISgor

S;nd

Anna

fon

legor.

Fryas land

bylda
Thet

in

kSm
fon

land

stornewind

ise "nd

mith

byldum

Ise

nam6nath
mith
et ut.

smelt

drfivon

gvng

fam

en

Tha

ia thrvch

w6i.

Ebbe

thurvar

wither

thSre

bnrch

ekkSrum.

h^de, was
tha tore w6i
Anna

s6.

Sin

brocht

hekle fonna

IMd

forande

old

berga

hyf jrtha hjra


knd

walda

tha

jeftha Minf^ra.

mest

weron

spel.

Sellam6nath

Ljudgfi,rda.Ho

thSra Lindawrda

Ise h6de

Und

Winna
h^m

ther

windum

In

kfim

aider

west

walda

spring kim,

Inner

walda

Tha

mith

w6i,

nfii s6.

to

Ljudg^rde

hringdik,

Tha

DSnemarka

ther

skul.

northa

et

ut

tha

Herdem6nath

plonke

en

stenum.

-vp.

",nd

vphyvath

frost inn

vnder

selva

tha

wrdon

j6r S,fter k6m

Fryas

s" bidobben.

vnder-ne

wSron,

Ifiidon

Wolfam6nath

hef

Ik k6m

drove

sach

wSi.

Ther

f"tere thene

a,nd tha husa

dik fond

leide

ik in steu.

THE

had

brought everything
My. father, who

ditch..

He

avenged.

resistance.

any

All

the

died of it.

Now

upright.

mother

upon

know

would

the

she

holy bosom
his

tosses

land

the

the

month)

the
up

frost

the

herself up,
the

to

out

with

were

almost

waves

other.

fire to

the

to

(harvest
sank

and

(winter
under
torn

were

of ice.

sheet

the

the

of ice and

the forests with


or

Minne-

dared

who

the citadel

went

Liudgaarde.

foi-estsof the Lindaoorden

the

to be

fortifications.

the

slope of

raised

earth

Winne,

one

In

storms

were

Liudgaarde used

over

and

the

flung upon

were,

the ebb

every

Where

swept

over

following year

The

In the

The

there.

tower,
On

flowed

buried

were

images

under

maiden

all gone.

destroyed the
each

Irtha

(Louwmaand, January),

sea.

The

the

on

rider,so

Welvenmaand

the

with

home.

idol

horse

north,

spring-tidescame

(Bloeimaand,May),
sad it looked

him

spouted

Fryasland

maand

sea.

his

the

wind.

the

ice melted

How

made

north, driving mountains

images drifted

came

Magy

the Arnemaand

Hardemaand

the

When

stones.

In

in which

the

from

of wind

The

or

February)there
(Sprokkelmaand,

Sellemaand

My

the clouds

towards

of

lands

by

them.

Rivers

forth

Fryasland concealed

laid

and

thrown

out
with-

wild

As

Frya.

mountains.

her

lower.

the

in

came

Magy

bowed

scattered

and

any

beginning of

woods

The

sea.

tolerate

they vomited

low

the

month)

Irtha

raged ; mountains

and

lower

down

but

has

earth

to

own

religious

remained

had

her

his

master

was

cunning,

after he

the

in

night

Magy

in

have

I did like the others.

borne

sea

At

the earth.

the

the

that had

what

clouds,and

in

woman

dead

would

good people fled

not

her forests and

shook
the

mane

found

judge,

Saxmen

his

prided himself
that

was

The

little old

light was

to

after that

years

159

FOLLOWERS.

The

murdered

was

Three

house.

and

ADELA'S

OF

secretly murdered.

people were
who

BOOK

houses
the

dyke

Ice

lay heaped
I

found

was

had
over

stone

160

THET

h6d

skriver

vsa

baken.

Sa-t

mitha

6ra

mith

landa thrvch

dena

that northward

16id

thrichtich salta m^ra


mith

walda, ther

tha

land

mith

hjara selva
Men

farande

or

folk

hja

tham,

ther to bek

thrvchdam

Tha

were.

Imsa

ky

mlin

"nd

tomet

vrleren

nSdon

wi n6n

skinde,gvng

to Texland.

god, "nd

Hel

thrvchdam

alrik thSrut
fon
stjurar

hira

Bwarta

mS,nniska

Eremoder
m",n

Therwr

wildon

fon

hawed

burch

S,nd fon

t Sedert

1888-305
587

minniska

slyp S.nd

brok-

Fona

bop-

tha

gr^te

inna

lind

ISken

nw

1888*

Th",t sk"d

navt

kjasa.

hat,and

jer

w^re Burchf^m
"nd

et

kl^r fon

allena

voor

is r^d biwinna.

voorChr.
Chr.

Verg. pag.

sin,611e

ISttere k^mon

Hja

110. 112.

ella

Fryas-

splrad was,

Lydas burch.

Moder

nw

hlot falde

Thet

wildon

wif S,nd bern to thet l^nd

hja there
2193

6ne

Hju

hira

mith

al

hede,wrde

hropang. Tjan jer

Forana

to

hringdikath"ra

skep, ",nd

willa,

kern

ne

was.

to n6math'Makonta.

Gosa

burch

jerf

livens

svnken

nei th",t Atland


In 282

thes

dryvon,hMon

byen klust.

seton

hret.

Alikmarum

Tha

tha

buta

ther
wrde

thfir to fara tha f^mna

filt ihakad, vmbe

vp

husa

gamla

paiandum kapade

et

hMe

weron,

nimman

alle binna

gvngon

a,nd vrden.

ind

hjarawiva.

to

To

vppira skepum
sudward

tha'swarta

thrvch

wSron.

to honk

sibba

n6i

weron

Alderga thweres

Lydasburch

hja tham

kemon,

h"ma,

burgnm
land

hildon

nis-t navt

vrsondath

m",ngertne hret,",nd neidam

felo

aska

fon

Thawil

den.

alen

",nd

m^ga

th",t swarte

hede

fon-t

folk,ther

Fryas-

vnstonden

kvmen,

thrvchl^pen hede, was

stjurar",nd

Tha

Noch

Flym^re

thgr
grlift

Thi

thrvch

al et lS,nd

S,nd al vrdrgven

grvnd

fiftich.

Westflyland
het

fon-t

th",s kad

hja
Men

sL

en

mith

AllSna

fvnden.

vnder

hSde, were

An

brocht.

wrde

meld

to

w",rth vnedgrad

my

was-t

weroQ

vrden.

weter

were

was,

gvngen

ha,ga l^nda

Inna

to Texland

boppa

inwryten, thit

burcli

vsa

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

sin n6m

er

gvngon.

jrtha,inna
burch

THfiRA

BOK

sach
tha
tha

utdryva.
Men

Gosa

162

THET

kS,nst
freje,

en

^cliste

spod

S,iid or

to

wither

navt

anje

hirta

hjam

alond
hald

Men

hjam

sed ",nd ler

bi

hjam

mande

skil

sprek.

th6r banda

Tha

don

Nw

to West

IK

WIL

SKRIWA

thet
til

jer n^i th"t Gosa

Flymara

in fala. Thet

to

d^irgd

thes
were

nachtes skiton

rojadonsvme

Hja hroptonwither
kerdel wal vp.
salt leid.

303.

V.

kem

kemon

tha vvrdum

sjarh^dto

ora

tha

fon

nilstjurar

fIlO

AND

K^MON.

er

en

flate to

hropteho.n.sfien. Hja foron


Tha

f6na w^ron

hja barnpilafanda
6n

ho.n.sSen.

Afterdam

winst

bigana w",

wrde,* kem

mith

In sina handa

Nw

lif to bihaldane.

TOBEK

folk

hjara",fterkv-

GIlRTMANKA

Moder

Hjra wiva

letta,ho fer Gosa

n6i

thfir hroptonhja jetareis.


Stavere,

top ind

^nd

FOLGAR

hjara

hja tha Mthoga thorpa

ra

THA

to fora.

ovir

bilewen.

Thach

gvngon

HO

in

golden ",nd

Flyland,vmbe

HIlL^NJA
Twa

Tha

"

wiva

wasige bodeme.

to leta.

honk

Wak

blod

wither
kad

jow

hjarablod vrfljuchta,

th6r vp

Mnda

Hjara

jeva. Hald

w^re.

svna

hja hyr

Alderga,vmbe

fon ut tha

hja navt

bihema

S^ send

Saxmanna

erma

rfid

en

ther buta.

Fryas

as

Gosa:

I moste

wither

r6k skil

As

vsa

st^lad.

ra

",fterkvmande

Stavere S,nd th"t


sekane

vm

owers

bilywa.

ik wel th",t mina


werh^d

biste

sMde

br5,d 6ten.

thi

jef hja Fryas

as

tha lesta navt

er

wil

jow burgum

hyr tha steriksta.

send

hod

hja hjaram^ga
Th^

hja.

S,nd thin

ik

Men

wildich

jow

s6ide

provad

bisfika.

hjra laadum, tMn

skilun

ne

owers

hja vnder jow

lif lind leva h"von

FOLSTAK.

fora nei

NS

finda.

ne

ADELA

to bek

makjande,

h5,von thin salt

Hja

til

TH^RA

BOK

sn^ke

Tha

hedi-n
en

to there

au

loft. Th"
hava

in.

jong
hja landa hipte-n
th6rvpwas
skild,

brS,d

greva, hi seide wi kvmath

Chr.

t Barnpila. Dafalarica by Livius XXI.

8.

THE

Can

send

you

lose

said.

Gosa

they have

consult

but

back,
their

over

will

hearts.

them

outside your

educate

women

the

are

disappearlike smoke,

blood will remain


here.

Now,

observe

in

and

men

should

how

far

But

they

Flylandin
Now

and

went

order to preserve

WILL

RELATE

FOLLOWERS

Two

years

arrived

there

fleet at

"Ho-n-s6en"

(What

where

they

fellow

AND

Flymeer.

sailed

blessing). They

he held
him

came

shield
a

on

upon

bread

which

grey-headed man,
*

303

before

the

Their

rampart.

and
who

salt

were

said

falarica,Livy, xxi.

we

8.

to

veren,
Sta-

flags were
into the air.
harbour

in

they landed

When

Christ.

t Barnpila,De

(303b.c.)

people shouted

The

again.

MANY

BACK.

the mother

become

shouted

jumped

permit it,

not

CAME

"
boat, shouting again, Ho-n-s6en."

young

in the

treasures

and at night they shot lightedarrows


hoisted,
into the
of them
rowed
At daylightsome

and

Staveren

GeERTMAN

THE

had

Saxon

poor

empty villageof the West

HeLLENIA

OF

our

their lives.

HOW

after Gosa

other

of

sea-peoplewould

settled in the

should

When

troops of

and

Frya's

descendants

spoke the truth.

gold

the

Their blood

they remained

So

my

came

Frya's

nothing but

neighbourhoods

for

search

that

there

the

to

lands.

swampy

Gosa

to recover,

women

Alderga, to

wish

Watch

if they were

strongesthere.

till at last

give you

citadels.

as

salt

able to send

are

in their descendants.

country began

I will

till you

them

and

protection.

your

But

them

No, they

bread

your

Keep

morals, and

Their

sons.

keep

If so, then

'

relatives alive.

no

under
entirely

own

your

country

have eaten

:
They
replied

piece of advice.

them

find

163

FOLLOWERS.

to their

placed themselves

must

one

so

all back

them

time, or they will

no

You

ADELA's

OF

BOOK

In

his hand

laid.

After

come

from

164

Th"rA

BOK

THET

wSi, vmb

fere Krekalandum

fona

winstath

hwat

dvande, hja sandon

to

red to
ella

frejande. Ik

waldich

hja navt
hede.

That

Ijudum

to

sa

I6t

men

mitha.

61 nei

mfinde

th",t

wei

BJugon elanda

S,the S,ftern"imin

Fon

mel

100

m"cht

ne

s6

hinne

a,nd twia

in wither

Tha

m^kade,
sinum
Ijudum
Johnjar,ther

"nd

sin

gvngen

setton

tha

hjara

del.
Walhallag",ra

fon Wichhirte
ut

sinS,

hjaraSthla fon

th"t

w"rth

d^ibok

12

h".v ik

min

thju

mith

al

Alexandre

bif^ren

sea

h^de

kening mith

vsa

en

thorpabif"ra.

vsa

Thach

worda.

tha fifw^trum

j6rbi

vsa

hinna,

mith

folgja.

wi skfiptvs
sS,ton,

",nd bruda

hju s6id

sproten w6re,

alle
sfik"'mpar
findane,k6m Alexandre (*) tham
her fon boppa allingen
ther str^m

Nimman
tha

12

hede, thahwila

thfir to
weldich

frjund.

ther hir ifter skil

that wi

mith

thfire burch

skolte bi nachte

Ljudgert thene

hjra

sestede

thfira

folk

as

rests

ene

gvng

gvngon

hringdikfon

tha

to

thSr wande

kSmon,

wi

bilyva,til thju

ne

Fryso

Svme

Alderga

lyth del

En

selva binna

font

hja

lik ta my.

agon

"Wi dedon

vs.

hjra hei.

Emude.

there

thfir hinne.

seten

ovir

sted

ene

Wichhirte

machte.

n^i

Nei

e"

up

h"ve

Thju Moder, ther


miigon hjavs Mnd helpa

Stavere,that hja wither

god hja

skfidnese

navt

wrde

ne

were

astward

by

selva gvng

hjam

niston navt

greva

allerweikes

Moder

nw

let hja kvme,


wiste,-^Side,

bihalda

Tha

bodon

to

telade-n ele sk6d-

Hi

wi-n

to lind seide

Ik gvng

alsa fill Mad

vs

skryva wil.

ther ik after betre

nese

wSsa

h^ma.

jevane th",twi thervp miige

warjande,nw

sed to

vsa

mild

alsa

i skolde

wi

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

wi

thfir
stjurar

tilbgre hava

fornom

th",t im

sk

in
ne

grate flate vntf^ra was, w",rth er wodinlik, to swSrande hi


skolde alle thorpa an loghaofferja
jefwi navt to bek kvma
nilde.
fornom
er

Wichhirte
heth

to him

er

ser

ISide siak to bedde.


wacht

alont

er

ThS, Alexandre

bSter wSre.

kindlyk snakkande, thach

Alexander

t 1224

1551

den

aan

V.

Chr.

Indus

327

v.

Afternei
hi

Clir. 327.

thS,t

kern

thrjvchdelik

THE

BOOK

the distant Greek


wish

will enable

to do.

who

said

with

all,said

them

as

I will

know

not

round, also

to

me.

it behoves

mother

land

us

myself. The mother,

Let

them

will

keep our lands,but do not let them remain


place,that they may not become too powerfulover

in

she

as

into

again
with

went

said, which

his

from

the

who

fancied

well

port as

of Jon

who

that

their

enclosure

of the

of

the admiral

of

his

they

small

had

my

diary I

of

sprang

from
down

Walhallagara.

the

within

Liudgert,

comrade,and
have

they

number,

come

set themselves

Wichhirt, was

Out

friend.

forefathers

citadel of

liking.

Some

that
A

there.

us.

Wichhirte

the Emude.

imagined

there and

went
islands,

they could.
to

Alderga peoplewent

their

to

Staveren,which

at

as

peopleeastwards

descendants

seven

come,

quite

was

witljhis people

Fryso remained
made

to

did

my

have

we

did

man

all

messengers

I went

it

old

we

they

We

the

give us as much
a long story,which

to

told

that

her advice.

help us

the

sent

now

alreadyknew

one

He

Now

customs.

our

fully. The

more

They

went, and

to ask

enough

165

FOLLOWERS.

to preserve

to live.

us

hereafter relate
what

land

to be kind

you

ADELA'S

OP

afterwards

taken

the

100

and

following

history.
After
in

years

warriors

were

Alexander*
the river

him

board

on
possessions

Alexander

if

we

did not

Alexander
that he

came

come

heard
to
*

our

the sea,

was
Wichhirte,

that,he waited

Alexander

at the

put

all

our

departure. When

till he

burn

all the

was

better.

Indus, 327 before ChriBt.


before

Cbriet.

he

he

villages

illin bed.

him, speakingvery kindly" but

t 327 + 1224 is 1551

withstand

largefleet had escaped him,

that he would

back,

descending

could

one

shipsand took

swore

12

naval

our

powerful army
by

twice

they could find,came

seas

lived

heard that such

and
furious,

became

the

villages. No

our

who
sea-people,

we

times

(Punjab), whilst

Waters

navigatingall
the King, with

towards

but

Five

the

settled 12

been

had

we

When
After

deceived,

166

hi

den

er

THflRA

BOK

THET

hSde.

stjurarkvmath

jow gr",tedSdun

fon

fvl erbidenese

to

witskip.Men

wi

ne

miigon

reder

bif61en.

ewa
ne

by

swera

vs

Tha

ekil.

seide

but,

bfidar

sk^pa hala

heth

Alexandre
tha

thrvch

salt-atha

Wichhirte

tha

ther

ik allena mitha
Thi

tocht

"-nd

alsa

Nearchus

Intwiska

hede

salt-atha b"ma

helpvsar
selva

ther
tham

vnmin

an

selva

kapja 16ta

heder
timberljud

"nd

yeron

to

ang

As

sL

vs

ele

thorp anda

thS.t Alexandre

vmb

bS to

aska

tha

ovir

bilywe

kjasane.

Men

tha salt-atha thrvch sin

Hi

^1 sin h6r

hja h^radon

Thet
S,ud

Alexander

sina

hSde

Thrvch

Nw

wilder

thju Gonga

th"t

forma

mith

hja

Th6r

thrvch

w^nde

wy

jahw^der stand

were

ombrensa

kv.

ne

berglandkfimon,

br6nd.

ane

leid.

ajnfolk

Phonisjar,

skSpa m^kad.

mith

thUt bifalen h6de

keningis

planka m^kja.

moste, stakon hja tha timberhlotha


wrde

thervmhe

with

tha salt-atha ther fon thet

fara

s" to

thes

stile nSst.

to

ther of

sekening wertha,i,nd

vpf^ra. Thach

b"s

kening navt

h"de

to-n-ende,uthdvede

weron

nen

hi sin

vvr-ne

fon

fardel

w6ron,

sin folk

ut

wrden,

Nearchus

blip svnder

Johnjarimmerthe

siak

iSt

navt

altham

im

Hi

wilde

wSron

Ik

mith

kS,sen.

hi to land

wenath

wither

was

salt

mitha

k"s

"nd

to

er

gvng

navt

wrogja

my

thi alle tobek

Th^r

vsa

ThSrvr wil

vr

d6l

ther
helge G6nga fS,ra,

sina

wega.

Tha

thi alle hered.

ind

gvng

svne.

sin

Nw

fS,rane.

wiste

land

lS,n.

nimman

that

wilde,tha

sMfona.

S,fternei br",d ",nd

miige naka.
ut

that

godum,

Wy

thin

wil

thjanjaskolste vmb

bern.

ist thrvch

thin folk to mina

ner

Wichhirte

tha

ik

thina

ik

alsa

wi

vr

mar

Jef

wrde.

ne

Alexandre

Alexandre

d^lade, heth

folk nei

navt

jet

send

frybernFryas

willa,hwand

wil blS,t th",t ste my


ik

send

6thera wy

tha

wepne,

allerwMkes,

Thervmhe

hSred.

sterva

to min

m"kja

jowa

sl"fona

nene

6ra skolde

fara

aldero
S.fter,

tier

andere

Wichhirte

thera keningar. Wi
grS,teste
wi haven

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

wodin, hi
IMa.

Men

red

wilde
N6ar-

THE

as

he had done

of

kings,we

BOOK

before.

sailors go

still

for your

more

Fryas children,
we
if I

take

land

your

to hire your
so

that

no

That

one

be

bread

and

wisest

part.

He

all

of

them

accustomed

to the

therefore
The

he had

I went

that

bad

army

from

came

the

"When

sea.

up

timber

the

in

ashes.

by

Alexander's

At

into the

our

trees

become

the

Ganges

heard

yards,and
first

we

peopleto

had

not

and

make

but

so

they
our

we

but Alexander
kill the

were

planks,with
built

soldiers.

who

soldiers
afraid

villagewas

was

ships.

sail with

whole
this

in

still. He

sat

had

the

all

again,

them

sail,they

were

were

by the king.

must

thought that

orders,and
sea

he

who

keep

not

countries

that

Then

sea-king,and

holy

always quarrelling,,

carpenters,he

mountainous

they

to

own

help of

down

the

to

cause
advantage,be-

were

could

meantime, the king

himself

h* would

his whole

his

himself

means

fallen sick

any

the Phoenicians

and

the

with

without

By

those

Nearchus,sent

end

an

let his soldiers cut

which,
Now

with

Nearchus

In the

order.

had

they

"When

reach.

to

the

chosen

all.

soldiers

"Wichhirte

alone

the Joniers
so

people and

to

Alexander

had

them

Gods,

our

When

ships.

able

been

not

sea.

came

voyage

hired

manded
com-

desire to

not

transport his people

to

all his

among

fetch the

son

it is

by both

swear

him, "Wichhirte

Alexander

he wished

Ganges, which
chose

let his

even

people,I only wish

dissatisfied.

salt with

back

come

I will

arms,

free-born

so

I do

slaves of your

services.
may

said

your

are

die,for

sooner

of your

slaves ; and

your

Alexander

make

or

shared

were

would

laws.

our

become

not

may

who

we

greatest

heard

respectfor

but

Oh

have

we

fall of

are

wisdom

would, the others


in

answered

everywhere ;
we

167

FOLLOWERS.

Wichhirte

great deeds,therefore
and

ADELa'S

OF

had

ready

of

set fire

laid

been

done

to cast

and
furious,

the

selves
our-

wished

However, Nearchus,

168

THET

chus tham

navt

wire, rede

him

lavade

en

thire

muda

Johniar

mith

skold

Ian

sk^pa, thir

tha

S,nd Krekalandar

k^d

allingenthire

str^te after
Tha

thir

meton

wi

vp

to

wy

hiva

vsa

Ithela

wi

selva

Alexandre

5,nd blide

wi bi there

wither.

lithgetocht
Thernei

s".

wi thir

Tha

hide.

Thlr

BJandevvra
Tho
rande
mith

tha
twa

wodin

hede,

mith

sin
Tha

Euphrat kemon,

Hi

dorra
uta

ypheide as hja inna

makad

sin

vmbe

to

kiasa

dllath

wrde.
let-er

weron,
mith

sin 6ra

wostlna, thit
se, tha

Rade

kemon.

Nearchus

gvng

wal

forth.

Tha

mith

Tha

vp.

en

w^terja)

to

NSarchus

is

hju thju

se

thlr

et wither

gvng

folk wal

sted

(ny Gertmanja is

hSr.

gvng

hi

er

wi anda

en

selva gvng

vpheid hede

thrjadiga.

alta ",nd felo fan

ther

vntkvma

br6nd
Hi

sin

bvwande.

to

KSmon

blyd

Grertmanjakimon

ny

burch

wi

thrveh tha

thrvch et land thS,t Irtha

thvrade

ne

ajn folk let er wepned

Ivin

gS,.

der

wen

skeldich wfiron.

nimma.

vs

er' as

frjund

k^ra, thach

Ine

machton

Euphrat, sa

nya

sin

Fon

sin

vmb
wipne bilywa,

svnder

t",mma, ",nd vmbe

jefthaomkira, vs
tha

to bek

er

altham

er

hi

Tha

bisgka hwa-r

forma

wiv lind bern

moston

folk

wild

hi thet

tha 6ra to

vmbe

An

Nw

ak

men

b6rad

Nw

h6de.

thorp to m^kjande.

ny

Wy

dfin

et

wiste lit

Dry-r th"t

FOLSTAR.

to dvande.

owers

vrfata.

dede, I6t

th"t

ADELA

all^na sin ^roste forst

thefc vnluk

tocht navt

TH^RA

BOK

hi

sina saltkem

bring

seide,thi keniog lit jow bidda,i skille jeten


to sinra wille

skil

dvan, alont

jawehder sk

kemon,
nli

lit

er

wylader

vs

fiilgold
wysa

In

fona

et ende

krijaas

hwlr

er

Rade

bira

m"i.

thjustrlteIr w"st

lind thritich

d^ga, alan

ut

wostSne.
lesta

kem

hondred

er

hloth

minniska

elephanta thvsend

balkum, r^pum

fl4te nli tha Middelsl

en

to

S,nd

kimlun

ark
allerlija

mith

fo-

tolfiden
vmbe

vsa

"nd likt
tyande. Tha,t bis"wd-vs,

170

THET

bal

vs

othera

Thyris

6r

wel

forby

ofkvmen

onwerp

strata

drage

l^s,thervmbe

vrdronk

en

thS,t

rik delad

del to fara sina

Elk

wilde

orloch

"nd

wi

nw,

sin

nilde

kvste

skolde

vs

del

navt

Fryasland

nya

h^va

fon

hin

tein

weron.

fara.

frjund mith
en

dol,

",nd forth vmbe

wither

to

6nnen

svn,

steda

winner.

Nei
mith
hete
wn

dam

th"t

jevane.

felo

forsta

Thisse

foUistar

h6te
Thisse

th6r

hede

Demetrius,

en

hSde

thene
there
wy

forst

kese,tha
him

navt

helpen

mfii

fa,ra

thrvch

biklinde thrvch

en

bede

vmb

k^ninglike

ffilo 6therum

Thit

thene

Saltois

hSde

most

of.
er

Ptholemeus, alsa

Egiptaland.

sina

sin friska hM

Nearchus

stede

streden

Nearchus, hwand

formels

a,fter ton6mad

stut

Mde.

nei there

vs

fara-t

among

finis vpper

ovir

th",t

men

hjara alda frydom

gvng

ther welda

wilde

willath wi

stredon

to

alle KrSkalanda

Antigonus

kem

salt-atha liftochta ",nd

there flate strida fon Ptholemeus.

athskip to
blod

thi

er

wi

Antigonus.

slachte

Tha

alle S,fte Fryas bern

gvngon

as

vnmSnis.

k"d,

brocht-er

Tha

sin d4d

skolde alrek

s6ide,r^der

Wi

in sina

NSarchus

his

tha

Wr.alda

"nd

Hja

kera,

Phonisi

an

to

sinra
er

After

kvste.

forsta.

omme

dva.

tha

sfi, hja sSidon

win

formara.

Athenia, hwSr

n6me

Men

",nd selva

to gana.

Among

inna

th^t

hja weron

setta

Forth

spot.

er

pront

mith

thach
wS,rja,

navt

ne

to-n

sina

bihalda

ne

n6i

wepne

dSl

wi

nimman

waga

thrvch
svnum

vrmfiten

bijinna

er

ho-t

sa

er

Irtha

ovirmodichhSd, er
thet

w",rth

was,

sk

Wi

thrja m6natha

6r

fornom

utdiapa wilde

16t sine sSle

wrde

Alexandre

mith

dva.

ella

leide

kening-

men

navt

wiste

Middelsfi

inna

Tha

weron.

skada

Nearchus

tha

sa

skoldon

Wi

thS,t nfin

vs

swika, ",nd

birjuchteth"t wi

kening wilde tha

weldigerw6re,

h6de.

wesen

skolde

helpa, s^kur

FOLSTAR.

teld vs, sin

that i

k^ninggar t"na

moston

ADELA

THERA

Nearchus

to, men

fon

gar

BOK

Dfimfitrius

men
salt-atha,

hSde
wi

wi
him

",nd bl^wa

dfin

far

thrvch
thrvch

bastard

"gon mith

most

extraordinary;

but

show

the

wished

to

only

We

were

how

to

to

than

powerful
were

that

ships lay in
ascertained
audacious

so

strait in defiance
that

he

could

divided

it.

his

wished

that

to

us

on

do.

We

risk the' attempt to return


us

to the

of

Frya

had

named

friend

to

freedom

restore

had, among
of

town

"

the

had

there,he

the

Ptolemy

was

Egypt.

Demetrius
but

out
was

of

because

the

won
we

birth

by

his

rather

brought
children

only

white

one

and

Antigonus

went

the

fleet of

his

had
we

the

fighting
Ptolemy.

reigned over

by

We

to

once

time

some

battle,not
him.

our

wards
Demetrius,after-

friendshipfor Nearchus, because

of bastard

had

prince who

helped

he

lands.

been

with

of the

name

would

two

He

after he had

engagement

an

Phoenicia,

princes Nearchus

named

son

get

return.

all the true

Greek

City Winner."

Salamis, and

to

help the royal race,

to

"

of

Then

These

all the

to

others,one

many

called

us

not

we

served
pre-

their intention.

coast

said

was

went, soldiers with

Antigonus.

objectin view, as they told

to have

could

the

soul,

before

share,and

the many

Among

weapons.

his

kingdom

not

own

We

formerly gone.

dried-up

rashness

was

where

When

the

each

were

Fryasland.

port of Athens,

new

goods and

to

had

succeeded,he

his

we

settle

would

one

no

and

arose,

and

that

his

keep

to

war

but

well

so

deserted

death

princes. They

wished

Then

Nearchus

his

for his sons,

share

Each

After

harm.

no

Sea.

dig out

wine

by

We

three months

but Wr-alda

destroyed himself

among

more.

more

knew

projecthad
to

king

was

us

Mediterranean

his

his

been.

do

Nearchus

that he wished

of Irtha

begin

had

surelycould

the

how

he

ever

that before
regulateeverything,

became

but

had

Tyre

that

us

that

kings

of

kings

any

told

obliged to yield,and

Alexander

he

other

171

FOLLOWERS.

Nearchus

assist,and

to

elapsed our

so

ADELA'S

OF

BOOK

THE

knew

own

done
that

skin, blue eyes,

diers,
solthis
he
and

172

hinne
wi

wi

brochton

Demetrius

Athenia

nei

was

vnderstande, led-er
thorp in

el et

were

hede

Mte,

ovir-a

en

wonderskSn

th"t-im

ella

moder

hira
Tha

hja swSthirte.
jeftafrow

thkt

hju hjra

dam

jeva.

Men

tham

nei sinra hove

mith

tham

d6n

in

hju wansinnich, allerweikes

run

min

joiwil

Tha

Demetrius

bodja to
wmbe

ra

sina

segsande,th"t

to fora to-n

tham

breve

hi

se.

As

en

mith

Friso

strete

skul

kindar

wei

to him

sand

hi

n"st

en

min

sSka,wand
brocht hkv.
en

h6de

nomen

him
lfi,nja

to

to fara

herdfochtich w^re,

sinum

Demetrius

as-er

w6re, sand-i

to honk

hi sina bern

brfive nei

him,

hju thus kfim,warth


jow

to

sa, l"t-er'

svn

moder

Friso ther stolte "nd

mith

hju

mith

hju vvra

hS,gest^t vmbe

hjam, hja skolde

bern

to willa

tha, therin

w^sa, vrmithis

hjaraluk jerde. Thach thene bodja hMe jeta-nora


mith fenin,
thermei bifal-er hja skolde that innimma,

Chr.
305 voor
Joi ten trfist.

Franscb

alen

Anda

tha-k sina

fornom, thiit

bodja

en

mande

d6ja for

thjanesta. Men

sand

him

mi

fro

trist,ind

frii. Thrvch-

an

hira

dede

let mi

sjan,o wach,

navt

hjra wiva

h^de.

budagold, thach hju stirt-et


kindar

blideskip,ak segsath

ter
bad, hi skolde hja hjratogha-

fora,S,nd

his suster

thogte

wachtja,joinomath

Demetrius

as

thgrvr

thju toghateravber skakja.

thS,t is

S.nd

nei Dfim^trius

wither

hi

wachtja thurade, gvng

navt

",nd sk

fon Demetrius.

ara

vnsedlik,",nd

th^t is elik
frolik,

'

hjra svne

weren,

in tha

stjurarheton

is fru 4k
man

ISt

mana,

kening wk

ther

kvmen

hjra joifnavt

thvrade

anda

hiigja. Thjv hrop

S.nd

Hi

fry stvnde.

stjurarwiva

tha

wei

S,nd k6m
vvl

vrtyan.

toghater tus, sk bjustre

en

mocht

were

ne

wi

Thd

kening th",t
have kfimon,

vs

Friso

Fryasland

ut

Demetrius

Thju

lind

svn

alls Krekalanda

wr

gvng

Tha

ther

wr.

orloch

was

Tha

bidobben.

nimman

as

f^ren.

tobek.

vs
row

fres,as jef hja p"s

kemon,

Hrodus

Hrodus*

las vp

fi,nd liftochta

salt-atha

sina

leste r6is to

tha

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

Demetrius

nei gvng

After

Mv.

wit

TH^RA

BOK

THET

joye.

Te

Soheveningen boort

men

uog

Joei eu

troos.

Joi,

THE

fair hair.

BOOK

ADELA's

OF

Afterwards, Demetrius

we

transportedthither his

we

made

last voyage

our

Demetrius

had

sailed to Athens.

villagewas

who

the

king

over

remarkably fair,as

land, and
himself.

The

to the

came

immoral,
carried

fame

of

her

her

is the

to

son

same

sister.

He

the

flunginto
and

mind,

sent

my

children.

my

husband

is

Woe

him

them

for his services.

But

sent

with

messenger

them

recommended
wished

to

letter with

another

305

f Joi

promote

before
en

French

return, she
the
he

the

to

son

had

she

back

to send

he had
done

mother,

home

went

him

to his

which
out

was

she

of her

out : Have
calling
you seen
find a placeto hide in,for
let me

Friso

that
to

I have

that

say

lost his children.

had

come

he

had

home,
taken

he
his

high rank, and to reward him


and
Friso was
proud and passionate,

to

their

to

letter to his

accept the

will of

happiness;

poison,which

children,in

he

which

Demetrius,

but the messenger

ordered

them

he

as

he
had

to take

Christ.

Irdst.
jwyc.

is,vreuyde (delight)

as

came

because

me

heard

to

to raise

children

me

will kill

messengers

wives

the streets

Demetrius

When
sent

about

ran

she

await

call their

saw

did to him

When

sea.

dare

not

implored him

bag of gold

vile and

call their husbands

husband's

Demetrius

daughter; but when


taken to his palace,and

and

pleased. He

he

men

that

picture to

was

did

wives

Fryas-

Greece,

over

so

vreugde.

as

Demetrius, and

her

could

as

mother

not wait for her

she dared

with

the

do

The
(sweetheart).

frolic ; that

As

could

of

out

Demetrius

Joi (the sailors

Friso,

daughter

come

all

went

The

into the

came

and

one

any

(comfort)and_/roov /row,

troost

and

he

daughter.

zoethourt

or

of this

thought

off the

just

than

we

son

of Demetrius.

ears

and

the return

joi

beautiful

more

had

they

finished.

was

deep mourning.

had
fleet,

if

war

When
in

and

Rhodes,

provisions. When

Rhodes, the

harbour, the whole


was

attacked

soldiers and

to

173

FOLLOWERS.

At

Solieveningenyou

still hear

"

Joei

en

troos."

Joi is

174

FOLSTAR,

ADELA

lif bivvllad

is thin
s6id-er-vnwillinglik

hwand
skil

TH^RA

BOK

THET

jow

s6le

Livvlath

skil

ne

sa

ovir irtha

dystik in

skilstv alra

ntkvma,

then

jow ofwenda

fon

hjra haved

D^mfitrius

warth.

bifalen

wrde

minniska

tha

Friso

wilde

Friso

gvng

f^rrSdskurum
ninman

16ten, thach

wi

Frya

w^ron

in s6 werpa

i.nd to
Nw

wi

hSdon

hja

that

ahefta

ella

liftochtum

mith

ISden

thvrade

ni

blyde,

w^ron

barn

k^ninglika

kv

ne

6r

Nw

dva.

ne

mith-a

thorp

alle

to

dfide lik-ra

hern

thS,t navt

Hjud

"nd

wif

w6re, bihalva

buta

nachtis

Fryasland fara, th^r-i

nilde

".nd

S,

nacMula

hja fljuchtwSron.

br6nd.

bilywa,

ne

likka

8kS,t thet

anda

Tha

ra

nei

m^st

",nd

to

l^t

sSid, th"t

tha

h6de, men

w^st

"nd

skula, thes

mot.

alleman

mith

svnder

ommewara,

hola

thina

ne

gr5,vagrajaind hula, thahwila

vsa

vp

Walh^Ua

to

lik tha flaramusa

Ijuchtsja to mugande,

thet

nimmertlie

jow

s^le skil th"n

kvma, jow

jow jowe

wrde, thacli sahwersa

ni

to rekned

navt

th5,t ne

";nd

orluchtuch.
Friso
kSmon

nede

vp

After
vs

br6nd

S,nd anda

line,tha

b",d-er wi skoldon

enkeldera

bislut.

Tha

wind

vppa

vs

thrvchdam
bi

fyand
hwila

wi

wi

kop, to

rojaui vntkvma.

sina

mith

stora

tha

m^i

him

Wi
MenWr.

ne

as

machton
alda wiste

formeta vmb

w^ron, kSm

thera

nede

al

s6id-er is mia

dvande

ind

navt

for nimma

seid-er,wi achon

al

Ma

sk^pa

S.nd hern

wif

kr^nboga fon

ne

th^rmitha
thera

pilum bigana

tha lithste

alsa
forfolgjande,

slavona

ajn willa folganwere.

thruch

mith

hwand
f",stigja,

to

nene

to ",nd sk^t vnwar-

tha orlochflate fon DSm^trius

fljuchtandeto fjuchtane. Nimman


en

tha alda have

by

bif"l vs, wi moston

br^de

",ftest6wen

wi

Ijudum

sk^pa, th^r-i

Friso

in 6ne

Tha

drista

dSgum s".gonwi

sex

f"rut. Forth

sina

inna

to kvma.

"fterh",de

fretho.

n^n

mith

gvnger

linga tha
kv.

nach

skrik,

wiva
th^ra

hja

thSr

thus

vs

navt

wel,hwervmb-er

THE

said

But,
will.
not

will

pure, you

will haunt
will

the

night will

hide

Frya
did

must

they

had

all the

everything

harbour, he

down

shipsin

women

and

us

fix

and

he,

While

children

pursue

busy

were

because

we

had

followed
enemy

by

no

us.

rowing.

slaves

enemy

this,all

came

old

threw

fire

his

Demetrius

arrows.

coming

back

in

small

the

fore

the

part

ships,because, said
No

"

at

the wind

except those

who

had

could
knew

order.

is my

that
once

must

man

the

Wr-alda

the

ordered

and

we

we

to the

cowards

of the

Therefore
But

left

We

implements.

with

were

of the

single

ahead, to the great alarm

it.

Farther, he

that

sterns

about

could

one

children,but

fight a retreatingbattle.

to
we

the

on

of

keep

to

front.

in

no

warlike

of

all his

with

put the largeships with

to

crossbows

the

must

presume

line,and

reported

was

fire to the village

reach

us

messenger

soldiers and

could

Friso ordered

them

we

he

dren
chil-

set

we

the war-fleet

saw

we

broad

take

to

that

his stout

graves,

formerly,but

out

When

in

been

and

and
provisions

off with

us.

upon

of

to be

wives

yet satisfied.

ships

later

days

glad

it

then

owls,

The

you.

to go

So Friso

except

spirits

our

The

had

storehouses

were

us

went

into all the


Six

all

from

are

holes,and

in

cry about

wished
he

go.

souls

Your

commanded.

Friso

not

stock
not

was

if your

into the sea, and

royal

behind

ample

Friso

away

Now

would

there,and

an

head

thrown

against your

Like the bats and

and

Frya's land, where

and

for ; but

shriek

her

fled.

of them

had

and
turn

that

to

defiled

into Walhalla.

come

their father had

as

been

in darkness.

come

their bodies

remain

have

yourselves in the daytime

had

most

never

175

FOLLOWERS.

to blame

not

the. earth

you

people

bodies

are

you

ADELA's

OF

he, your

That

while

BOOK

not

came

women,

tarily
volun-

escape

well

why

the
he

176

sa

THET

Friso

dSde, ",nd

krdnboga

ah'ik skiata

kettingfon-ra
Men

fadema

bilevon

tha thridde

krfita

tha
thet

hirte

koste,let-er
wi

dega

twa

sjocht,fon
16 1

snS.ka fvl

jef hja

red

fill mitha

to

mith.
nathe
3,nd

as

tha

Ak
om

wandel

Mte

6re

en

Friso

wnne.

sandon
ut

ant

en

lichte

alera

noma

Johniar,thrvch

wSron

herad

w"ron

S,nd

vs

seide

hSdon

hja

folgad, Friso

thfir

men
jS,,

wisa

mith

tha

Thach

jow.

nw

Wichhirte

vsa

Thus

likt-et nei Wr.aldas

hMpen wfiron,gvngon

KrSkalandar.

ben

ik alsa herde
thene m"n
tha

gvngon

h6i,hwand
wi

Friso seide thet

ifta

Friso w^re

moste.

thrjadega leter machton

hropte.

an

selva den.

finste fon

Fryasland

n6i that

Johnjarsend afgodathjanjarseid-er,

tha

ik.v^ken

thlit et to

n^i there alda hS.ve skikad.

herad, ho hja thi

thrvch
h"v

Tha

tMv

thera b"don

Hja

juwgade.

Thach

stfidisin

vs

",nd

mende

tha 6thera

bodon

h^de

folgade,

herde,thet-et

sa

Friso

there k6se

Johnjar faren

ik selva ha,v

Fryas

sk^pun, ther

antjan,",nd

ne,

wfiron

spode hinne.

machte.

6ra

pila mith wind

gyradon

As

Men

skiata.

to

pil del falde

vsa

pilathh6de, k^m

fon

hja

kening s^ide

Tha,t

wi

arhalf

nw

brond, S,nd n",kade selva

an

hjawMdantlik

w6ron

stolta swerd

kvmath

ind

makja.

f^ra

mith

hMon

thet

v"

ofhalde
forth

thrvchdam

warth.

".iid th",n

wi

Tha

skat-er.

m"nnelik

tha
rojarforut,

Demetrius
Th^r

binSpen

god biracht

Phonisiar

tha

witherMgum

vsar

thrittich

wither

vs

Nw

hja alle

Allera

14ge.

As

mei.

ne

wi alle nei

kvma

bi fara tha eroste

skip.

skiata

dol

tMt

helpane

to

bigoston

fjurr^inS.nd

en

gvngon,

Men

moste, is

navt

sin

nimman

seid-er tMt

Forth

him

Mrnpila ring inna

tha

thkt

alderbesta

of were,

fon

thet likte
mei

bad-er

hSde.

sa-r

n-andere

Friso

sex

lik

skiata

skip

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

fata,let

skiluii tha 6ra

seid-er,s^

vs

To

hy sk4ten

thS,t midloste

mot

th6r-et

lidsa.

^r

machte,

TH^EA

BOK

er

thSr

Johnjar

thrjam6-

allingen Britannja,

wi ho.n.seen

hropa.

178

Skrift

Thit

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

Nortland

ower

mij

is

ThIIKA

BOK

THET

Sk^nland

jeftha

JIlVEN.
tida thkt

Vndera
Ther

tha

bodeme

Uta

reta

lik

stof

kem

fon

berch

sjan

ik afternei

As

irtha bSterad

er

fam, thju f^m

en

M"gy

is skeldich

tagon

immer

forth

M4gy

fluchte

hinne, m",n

Tha

vrd^n.

wrdon

al-eth

an

tha

machton

hja leva.

machton

biliwa,thach

hfirtogawarth

Thi

"Tsilevenw^ron

miigath hjam

for

leden
al

kening keren.

tha

there

nfine

rjuchta Fryas

Denamarka

ist s6kur

tham

bjaraself

th^r stoltelika

skepa

gvngon,

bi

as

Moder-is

vs

Thene

sted,th"r
Thissa

Finna

mar

mei.

thfir el
North-

gode

Thfi,wi

red.

halde.

ne

stjurar,

Tha

gvngon.

Hja

sin self

kS-rka

vmb

Inna

h",ve.

tha

Tha

komath

Sont

Thene

blode.

mith

del.

w6i,

nei Snre

en

Tha

grater.

basterde

felo gvngon

vrden.

to Texland

Ijudv"ken
ne

wrde

vrdr^ven
fon

kvmen.

lik,hi hede

sin

w^ron

thS,t

sa

allomme

wi

wirth

fand

Finna

Ther

to

her

self

nether

Lindasburch

kSthe

let th"t

thet

en

truldon

mS,re

en

hfirtogafon

en

weron

Linrjuchtseg-er

thSr

was

gvng,

Th6r

were.

Ik

wrde.

fon

splitonhja vt-Sn.

Thesse

thorpa wei.

torent

kem

was,

sin folk ",nd

mit

ind

6ra of

tha

setta,then

of swikte.

walda

brochton

gr^te mira, th^r

gliandeyser

as-t

th^r tha krunna

berga
^nd

blese vt

en

SkSnland.

ik to

were

Thfir wSron

alsa to.

et

gvng

del seg,

land

vs

sek"mpar b6ton,send vppha

",nd S,ftern^i sind

lijato

bek

gvngon.

Held!

thene

Hwersa
skilun

tha

brfika, ther

tha

thkn

an

were

fiil

vr

Kroder

en

tid

S,fterkomanda
Brokmanna

bjara ethla.

Tlifir

hj"ra plega skriva

as

forth

kroden

w4na

th"t

mith

brocht

wil

vr

ik

ik waka

sjan

hS..

tha

heth,
"-nd

Mka

li"ve,Sjen
".nd thus
Vr

tha

s^

G6rt-

THE

This

BOOK

WKiTiNa

has

our

was

very

It

from

rose

from
of

earth

flowed

mountains

and

fall

the

place there

people, and
of

cause

continued

himself.

allowed

were

which

time
advice

had
the

good

Denmark

still we
it has

sea-people, who

warriors,went
back

board

on

their

his
is

The

to

he

often

had

mixed

blood

The

consider

ships,and

the

temples

Since

that

for the
them

certainlyhappened
themselves

who

with

went

to Texland

cannot

killed

place where

one

destroyed.

call

was

increased.

king.

as

come

earth

They

of them

were

see

suffered.

where

of

most

whole

Northmen

have

we

some

chosen

was

mother

In

The

stay, but

to

went

everywhere, Magy

driven

were

another

Lindasburgt with

found

were

tops

forests and

the

their hosts

was

Finns

There

duke

of the

and

The

from

torn

cried

that

which

asunder, and

iron.

When

of

who

misery

remained

Frisians.
us.

to

The

Finns,

duke

his corpse
the

burst

lakes

I afterwards

lake there.

live.

they might

When

Schoonland.

great

were

mountain

one

progress,

Then

in

was

saw

all the

fled,and

Magy

destroyedwhole

maiden

their

(ScANDINAVIa).

fell and

came

one

Northland

about

stuff like red-hot

was

there

me

bubbles,then

straightdown.

composed

to

There

like

1 79

FOLLOWERS.

submerged

there.

villages.I myself

the

given

was

bad

the rents

high

SCHOONLAND

land

the

ADELA

been

AND

When

OF

as

real
with

famous

sea-

afterwards

went

again.
Heil!

shall understand
the Brokmannen

forefathers
of their

completed a period,then

the Carrier has

Whenever

have

that

brought with

therefore I will

manners

as

the faults and

I have

them

watch,and
seen.

The

terity
posthat

misdeeds

belonged to

will describe

Geertmannen

as

their
much
I

can

180

THET

k",n ik red

manna
omme

THi!KA

BOK

liinne

bi t41 S,nd s^d

fon.a Krfikalanda

Th6r

ther

vppira s6d

h",vath bruna
S,nd

hja

nomath

fori

thach
er

hefta

an

thes

fon

mei

famkes

bfiden

sa

to

Kvmt

grSjande"nd

halt

bern

et

famkes

vr-et

heth.
to

bosa

fon

knA

nw

tha

theue

h"vath

g^st

hja alle

h"v

kvmen

luk

ik

wef

Finna

an, alsa is

",rgethinga sjan.

al

is thS,t

en

et inna

seit.

to

Kvmt

formoda,thS,t thju m",m

Lakt

send.

leta.

stvnde

en

hja

Hivon

ni hSra

thit

kvmath

hju hjara

th5,t

to seenande.
rora

s4
slfipande,

kemen.

mS,r skreven

ik tha-k

men

",fter ennen

ebern, sS,

teken, thS,t tha


sl6p,sS.

Olon

gista, hexna, koUa, aldermankes

hja

m",n

mot, wMh

makath

Frya

an

is an

man

ThSrvr

fi",mkes th",t bern

tha

Ak

hw^ran

n6sa

bern

en

hern
him

d^n

hordom

mi,n,sel

spr6kath bStre,

ThSrvr

biddath

leta th"t

kw",d teken S,nd

th",t en

ther

nimman

mei

ne

bern

et

ind

kvma

fori

Frya, FS,sta,MfidSa,Thjanja,Hellenja

et s^mne

sibba

tha

mosta.

hja, thS.t

inne forath.

Hwerth

6thera,

l"wath

kvma

noma,

navt

blyd

en

likt,sa

thSr

bylda vrburgen
liud fMo

imman

thet

vrsturvene

hweri

".nd drist

nomande.

to

Johniar

Tha

Felo

hja spr^ka,sa

sad, mk

bikirte

thi h knd

Hwersa
",nd

vrstvrven

m6i.

ne

hja swygath

uteketh.

ind

boga.

lerst

fill vmb

skolde,to

vrdvaliske

hja mest

sin

nSn

fori

skil,sode

forath

salt

fon

kwad

send

nidich

send

thSr

segsa

kvme,

Hw^rsa

ffi,rvppa

worda

segath hja ad, Sjen

aid

Ajen

the

th",t mast

navt

el navt

mS.n

overbilfi.wichhSd.

S,ng thrvch

ik

wei

Hja

hSr.

",nd

agon

mei

ne

hja

send

mei

ne

fiil mithra

navt

n"v

sjan M

Tha,t

bil6wen.

tha othera.
tal lind

Ik

stappa.

s^ fer ik

Tha

gvngen.

FOLSTAK,

AUELA

Hyrmitha
hk, as

hja an

l",wath

S,nd

6n

hivon

elfun,as jef
ik enda

wil
minra

ethla.

Fr6thorik.
Fr6thorik
8

j6r

is

hi

min

g4d

thene

is 63

6roste

jer
fon

wrden.
sin

Sont

folk, ther

100

kai

frfidsum

THE

readilypass by.
but

far

as

language and
Those

who

have

brown
and

the words
for

they ssLjat;
mention.

first that

salt,sdi

They also

drop the H,

and

they make

statue

spiritof

the

lenia,and

and

continues
that

very bad

that

is

laughs

things come

in its

sleep,the

When

Finns.

than

more

any

Frethorik,my
108

years

he

of my

they

from

When
that the

they have

in bad
if

they

and
finish,

first

of

born, all

have

her

vants
ser-

begins to

If the child
are

the

prayed, they

adultery.

have

servants

forefathers.

the

to be.

they

sign,and they

that.

husband, lived
is

bad

committed

elves,as
I will

Herewith

which

to send

If the child

is

Moreover, they believe

dwarfs,and

to

is

Frya

to

Frya's servants

"

many

not

child

pray

has

good sign

too

"

into it ; therefore

speak.

mother

the

old

they believe

person

time, it

some

For

of names,

ought

When

child.
nor

move

last.

Frya, F^sta,Medea, Thiania,Hel-

others.

bless the

neither

of

ma

dent,
impu-

speak better,but

it

dead

together and

come

must

Joniers

departed enters

many

to

seen

and

they speak,

come

for man,

it where

of

their statues

relatives

Many

manners.

abbreviations

use

put

to

their

language,

envious

are

ought

and

The

meaning.

no

hidden

bad

speak a

They

them,

that of the others.

say

of in their

hair.

with

mostly retained

the Greeks

to boast

and

eyes

to do

When
cowardly from superstition.

they put

have

I cannot

from

much

not

much

have

they

seen

181

FOLLOWERS.

had

not

customs.

descend

have

and

I have

I have

as

ADELA's

OF

BOOK

pect
sus-

have

sleeps,
If

come.

promised

cry,

it

it

ness.
happi-

cerers,
spirits,
witches,sor-

descended

I think

from

the

I have written

Frethorik.
to the

his

age of 63.
race

who

Since
died

182

is,alle

sturven
alle

TH]"eA

BOK

THET

send

6thera

with
ka,iiipade

ajn

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

slegaswikt,thervr tha,t

vndera

vmb

S.nd ferhemande

rjuchtkni

plicht.
Min

to honk

Saxanamarka
et

fyf bern l^ten,two

mi

alsa het

th"t

ak

thus

S,nd wil

fallen

Gosa-Makonta
to

heth, "nd

Mten

",nd tha

hjam

Thit

vmbe

far vppa

Alle
In

tida

era

fryhed.

Lik

irthas wand
ut-a

herde

wrdon

bergum

presterums hfim.
nawet

to f";ra

thS,t

Afta

niston

oxa

send

Bi

al

jane hjaraselva

kl"irsjanhSd
nei Texland

is fon

send.

nawet

fon

juk

et

brocht.

In

metal

hawa

ella moste

to sS,deiie. Ynder

S,nd

".nd

to delvane
to

hja dMon,

presterajetariker

h"y ik

Hellenjas.Ik

folkar

husa

hwat

Frana

Held.

vnder

hja

hjara selva,men

tha forsta a,nd

tha skrifta

vmbe
hja jS,gath
moston

had

den,tha.

jeftaHelMnja,

SI4vona

hja

vr

ne

skrivane,ther hju ifter

Feyas

wrdon

thrjuboka

thS.nka

S,nd

hja tha aldesta

tha

jongeste

mar

ik all^na

skrifta fon Adela

den.

ik

lerste wille fonden

tha

aldeste

ther fiillet

godh^d

to

vr

ik

navt

hkv

thfi,ben

skrifta

th"

nSiletne

jettareis

thit
set

tha

vmbe

gvngen

Ak

is,hwames

sprekword is wrden,

en

thju m",n

hL

Sra

thju

heth

tellinga,a,nd thet

; ik h"v

hja fon Apollanjasend

Hi

tha

for,h"v

tMta

sanga,

skrif thit til

Ik

Hel^njabok.
mei

th^ra

"nd

Frulik

nei tha Saxanamarka

bok

Thet

thk kem

6thera,mine

min

Adela, thju 6thera

Tha-k

Nocht.

k^m

thrjutoghatera. Konerfid

S.nd

suna

fona

ommegang

S.nd wif wrden.

man

forma, Hachgana

min

toghaterheth

hret.

wi

him

his folk weron,

fon Adela

S,fternei send

mith

ther

t^l knd

Thrvch

for.

ut, thS,t wi alle bede

Ijafde"nd

tha fam

Wil-jo, ik bin

is

nom

forst S.nd
thfir

nas

thjanjavmbe

weldigerto

thesse arhM

m"k-

wrdon

hja

THE

BOOK

peaceable death
they
for

all

all the

fought with

others died

their

with

is

name

him
it

by violence,
because

people,and

own

Konreed
eldest
the

that

was

about

it.

and

foreigners

three

books
the

this

order

this,and
I also did

I have

more.

to Texland

alone

left ; and

people

had

writings
These

left

wish

When

Gosa

by Adela

first because

they

In

liberty. They

They

to

had

metals, and

into
to

came

enrich and
to

make

to

satisfythem.

book

the

think

not

the

of

they

honour

become

proverb, I

writings that
was

she

had

found, and

the

did
I

of

died,whose

that

have

again.

put them

Frisians.

teue

Slavonic

the

the

priests.

the

of stone
Of

nothing

yoke like

of the

bowels

houses

knew

race

earth
as

all that

and
powerfulthe priests

Under

this treatment

oxen.

to

dig

dwellingthey

themselves, everythingmust

more

deal of annoyance

Hellenia, I

all

build

places for princes and


nothing

the

Makonta

brought under

were

driven

were

copy

or

times,

olden

the

Frulik,and

the oldest.

are

Hail

My

Saxsenmarken

to have

writings of Hellenia.

the

are

daughters.

second.

my

may

good

the last will of Frana

when

three

of songs,

now

to

wife.

and

man

to

have
goodness and clear-sightedness
went

thus

"

book.

that

therefore

tion
conversa-

race

second

my

book

Hellenia

in

Hachgana
I went

the

of

course

and

home

came

of Adela's

sons

Adela,

"

who

became

we

When

by Apollonia.

were

both

were

is called

Nocht.

narratives,and
I write

we

In the

eldest son,

daughter

preserved

and

with

maiden

five children,
two

my

youngest

the

am

commenced,

with

me

Saxsenmarken.

out

came

left

Wiljo.

from

affection

our

of

183

FOLLOWERS.

rightand duty.

My

He

ADELA's

OF

serve

the

did
to

princes,

they

grew

184

THET

ind

gr6v

thI;ra

BOK

stra,m

Sr

afsh^n irtha tham

bern.

Men

tha
kemon

in

elika

frydom

omme

overflodlik fvl
kemon

britna

Twisklinda

rjuchtS,nd

m^i.

ne

m"nniska

lik dawa

hjara kedne,

hjarahirta,hja biredon
machton

thS,t navt

hedon

kk

hja

inovera

overh6richh6d

overa

mS,nniska

mith

alle tham
16

th^r of 6ton

w4ra

tidum

bSrade
hirte

th6r

is k^then

bern

"nd

sin

fbn

buta

wisdom
that

er

folk skowde
ang

vr

"

a,nd to thfira

vppet berchta

nimman

thet is
wSre

g^tane ind

ella forstande
him

sina

2193

to

mit

frega.

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skom

laMe.

del,

en

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ther

g^rane.
er

to vnkvma

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minniska.

wrden,

^rbedenese

16id

sjeldsum,

vnkvma.

hwat

r^kned

thju toghaterenis kening

bi S,rma
ne

hjarablod

svnken,

havedprester.Vmb

forhelad

tornich

wis.

t^t

navt

send

nochta,",nd

14nd

brocht

hjara

knd

m"m

im

vmbe

hju friichda

e-bern, sin
were-n

fon

prestara ne

Irtha heth

vppa

Kasamyr,t

diigedin

tha alderdrista

hwSr

Findas

thfire st6de

was-t

frana

wrdon

is Atland

hja hjara S,jenblod

mosten

gvU

fode

wrdon

ther awat

Tha

wirgad.

j^r ISden*

100

In-t

en

thdra bosa.

th"t blod

awet

hja, tha drochtna

hjarakedne

mith

dronken,

forste send

hjaraforsinde godum
esk^pen. Pest kern

drochtne

s^idon

hju fvl

ak noch

javon

lyda, emong

ne

Nw

knd

lifa skin

tha

wrangwrida

l"nda.

is th"r

drova

klippanemith

Tha

dede.

et semine

Men

overflodalikhed.

tha

fjelde. As
to

vr

buta nimman

dorra

tha forsta w^

alsa-t

hja k^ta

hwer

ewa,

stjurar

vsa

thrvch

wichandlik, thervmbe

stolte ",nd

"

",nd

f^ra

bijonnon tha alderdrista mS,nniska

w^ron

hjara

bannalinga thrvch

vpsugon

tha

thrvch

svnder

b^ta al

jef to

vsa

overa

wrde

Altham

stiirvon

hjam h^radon

Fon

hjara havna.
"nd

S,ad

hjara marka

in

vr

a.nd

hja jerichweron,

nochta

vsa

folstae.

adela

In

vmbe

dSd

tha

jerichwrde

er

twiska
ella

er

Sin forstto w^re

sk Und

and

w",rth

sS,

hfirade.

ThS.t

prestera wr

don

gvnger

nei sinum

t Kasamyr, Kashmir.

186

THET

aldrum.

Hja

blod.

Mith

aldrum

l,nd

sed

t^ch,lerd-i
toleta

ski,nkath

s"id-er

kl4wat,th",t

mS.n

bi

mene

therin

to

delvane

skera wil.

Thach

in

hjarawand

fori

nid

jow mangherta

hnd

stroma

enoch.

mUnniska

metrik

lind

m"nniska

plichtvmbe

S,nd

sa

skip seid-er

ne

m^i

argenese

n6m

were

seralik h",ton h^ton

Buda,
"nd

thS,t is
vmbe

him

hw^r

Jes-U8, evenmin

CUristus.

mei.

skS,t fon

en

er

te

k6m

thlit is

verwarren

thkt nimman

silver

kest-

ner

is weldich

Tha

thkt

alle

it alra
to m^k-

N^ne

is.

wit-

elika d"la is tha

ThSrvmbe

thit

hjv

presterather-im

tha

falx,th",t folk

hete him

Fryaske frjundhSta

sin

en

sk"t fon wisdom

him

h^de

Ijavde.

fluchta
was

et

Ijavdefeth.

that hi in sin havad

in sin hirt

vral

Fo

sy, thM

ne

alsa metrik

thach
Jes-us,*

herder,S-nd

To tha lersta most-er


men

4nd

nimman

Ijavde fon fljuchth.

to binaka

Mra

vs

hM

S,nd to

erane

ISrde

minachtja, thach

tid

hjara

hit

jS.n.

to

as
jS,n,

to

Sjenfalxe

seid-er

seid-er

mS-nniska

fon irtha werath

Sin forme

Kris-en

tha

prestera

sjarane,sSid-er,
jevath

to

Nimman

m",n

gr^testewitskip,ther

wiva

elika luk

ffilo nocht

",nd

dad

Ijavde. Irtha

to

gold her

klywath

an

hjara rin

jane

Hi

ther

ner

men

6thera

ennen

frota vmbe

machte

stSna,hwer

Vmbe

^ch

meta

jefut IjavadeskSd.

wille

tha

an

nei

thit to dvande

hovat

dvat

vsa

forth hinne

er

moston

hjara j6va

therof

mlin

sSjane,sa

kvad

allerw^ikes

ther

hi

16rd-i

to

rika

hja nene

sinra

mfite

tham

hwer

moston, thit hja hjaraselva hode

sk6m,

lika

Ijuda th"t

tha

an

f^rande

fry,^nd

Alomme

hja frjunda bilewen.

send

forth

ki,padehim

Hi

plegum.

falxe sk6m

fon
slS.v thjanade,

as

men

hjara Sjne

as

overa

Al

ommedwiila.

Fryas stjurarther

en

in vrdelven

drovenese

gvnger

bikanna

avber

navt

kwit to

kestlika stenum

vrflod fon

him

thvradon

ne

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

thinga h6ra, vmb-im

herda

moston

javon hja him

werthane

hja

ThIIRA

BOK

tha wr6ka

vr

sine

met

Ifire him

Jezus,

als

thera
f4rut

Krisen

prestera,
gvngen

(Krishna)met

THE

BOOK

They

parents.

had

get rid of him

to

ADELa's

OP

to listen to some

they

him

gave

hard

not

openly acknowledge him.

at

the

false shame

about.
who

While

and

manners

slave,and
he

travellinghe

serving as

was

and
priests,

shame,
The

that

which

they

and

skin

if

sow

that

taught

all

so

wish

they

anything for

To

embellish

everybody equallyrich

of all

men

to make

possible.

him,

called him

Fo,

wisdom,

of
At
the

last

he

priests
;

was

but

preceded him,
*

with

Jes-us

"

Christ.

not

and

to be

plough,

that

gold,

envy

and

is able to

man

happy, but

as

equallyrich

it is the
and

time

duty

happy

as

and

the

teach,

can

hated

people called

his Frisian

in his heart

obliged

to

flee from

he

went

wherever

whilst
confounded

his
with

treasure

enemies
Jesus

any

sure
trea-

of love.

his

the

than

wrath

teaching

followed

more

him

called

friend

in his head

had

he

but

love.

promotes

is,false

He

daughters,he

and

that

do

for

Jessos,but the priests,who

(purse),because

Buddha

those who

despiseany knowledge

not

Krishna, that is,shepherd;


him

charity.

bowels

No

or

men

goodwill.

and

stream.

the

obligedto

occasion

wives

oif offences and


was

name

of

out

greatest knowledge

wards

first

His

should

on

is

one

in her

your

other

each

Men

the

she

seek

pure

make

because

no

it be

not

said,the river offers her

justiceis

but

precious stones, which

destroy love.

rich

obliged to dig, and

are

unless

should

men

of

love and

to

our

againstfalse

her treasures

to reap,

another

silver,or

as

harm

him

Wherever

to tolerate

guard themselves
did

sailor

freedom

till death.

peoplenot

must

wandered

taught

the

with

Frisian

who

friends

everywhere

her

parents,he

bought

earth,he said,bestowed

scratch

or

the

Overcome

fell in with

He

remained

taught

his

slave,and

customs.

they
he

went

of

and

language;

quantity of jewels,but

they dared
sorrow

187

FOLLOWERS.

him

Krisen

of
had
like

(Krishna)

188

THET

".nd vral

hwer-er

stfi,de n6i,

ak

mot-i

for,gvngon
dS,d

hja beradon

berga

seidon

kvme

sina

ISra

wiston

hede,
enfald

s^

wiston

th^r

tha

hyr

nochta

m"-sta

thS,t Jes-us

l^rad

bistjura
moste,

d^ja moste,
therin

kalde

Bt

th"t

hja alsa d6don, alsa


vmb

hja

en

nene

evin

wiwa.

seidon

hja

most

wis

to

sina

m"n

that

hMe,

hja

tochta welda

alle sina tochta


thera

to

wrde

mS-nniska
th5,t

sa

th"t

mdkjande
strata

overa

sahwersa

hja

lind

kvmane,

leden

hja al hjara tochta


Thach

ha

Thahwila

m"n

hja a,rmode

misstap hSde, Bk wS,rth

wrakka

nw

fjelda t^gen

rik

vnforstoren

folk

thS,t

Vrmites

irmode

fvlkvminhed

beradon

forth to biwisane

namon

er

send.

skolde.

hja thkt

him

an

k^uingkrik

m^ste

th",t mS,n

l^rdon

th"t

Vmbe

sten.

hdde

th"t-i thdt

sin

to

sin

th"t

h",va

th",t tha

".nd

bistande

in

rika

in

irtha

vp

hja hjarask"t

alle thSr

nochta

vmbe

wSre

to flar-

h61a th^ra

were,

th4t

tha

Sjen

berta sin

Ijuda,to longa

hja allerweikes,that

thju diire

thSit thera
neimels

Jes-us

thkt

kethon

sa

frii is 5.nd

irtha

S,fterJes-us,
tbessa

wilde,nSimels

lawa

over

vr

kl^thar

hedon

drochten

hede, S,nd

lere

Inna

th",nkauda

en

jo

frjundum weron,

k^l.

hja blydon

ik

mot-i

sinra

hjara

therin

vnirg

bilSden

skolde, liwer

hja

S-nd

antha

land

sinum

hola

thach

hja thS,t Jes-us

hjam

an

kfitlion

ther
kr",ftum,

Jes-us

torennande

m^kadon

binna

lersta seidon

hja fon

hjara

alle

mith

Thahwila

thS,t

hja hema,

gvngon

bl3'^don
j3,vonhja

S,nd

h^e,

mot

jS,n,forth

prestera nei-t

skerande

to

an

w^ka

grS,terowa,

brocht,ther

selva

renka

falxe

tha

"nd

feren

om

presteradedon, tMt

leid heth,

avb^ra,hja

dum

j"r

sine lere ind

seralik acht Tp

thSr

^.nd

jo

in

th",fctha

nw

hjara hidryv
Wr.alda

twilif

alsa

Ifitha lik sine

sina

fvnde,

menst

melde,

him

frjundawaradon

sina

aron

Hwat

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

folgadon

gvng

Thi, Jes-vs

sturv-er,men
hwer-et

TH^KA

BOK

en

d"d

^ud

hMe,

toghater

tha
ring forjS,n,

lielpaand

vmbe

sin

Sjn

THE

his

shadow.

do

tell you,

the

birth

to make

preserved his teaching,and

priestsdid then?
give

all the

the

over

of

false

his death

Jessos

their clothes and

all

their

Jessos.

known.

last

they

these

gave

to

them,

joy and happiness.


the

rich,they

kingdom,

earth should

and

at

had

declared

followed

who

that he
that

which

by

had

fering,
poverty,suf-

that

should

men

that

the

order

to make

the

peoplebelieve

preached,they pretendedto
had

overcome

if any

young
;

the

all sensual

girlhad

outward

that

weak, they said,were

false

late
regu-

that

men

perfectionof

they

did

stones.
as

they

poverty; and that they

they took
feelings,

made

on

Although

humanity consisted in beingas unfeelingas the cold


In

into

to enter

passions,they taught

passions,and

was

suffered the most

had

taught

all

his

opposed

was

enjoythe greatesthappiness there.

stifle their

should

the door

hid

simple people,and

everywhere

that those who

their

had

of

god, that he

to

images

they knew

announced

control

and

to

them

ing
tear-

went

where
kingdom hereafter,

Because

that Jessos

they knew

they

his
his

by

in them
in

of

were

sorrow

They

that all those

humility were

and
his

and
his

enter

was

spreading

heads.

made

statues

said that Jessos

doctrine should

to

they

given

the land

great

mountains, but

treasures,and

this himself

show

and

has

thus

to

it.

to

acts

They said they

shaving their

in the

They

attention

was

went
priests

I must

That

strength that Wr-alda

doctrine

earth,the

caves

best

your

friends,and they pretended to


live in

thus travelled for twelve

keep guard against their

must

While

the

must

you

tricks with

you.

had

189

FOLLOWERS.

they found listeners.

think

you

Moreover, you
their

but his friends

and

ABELA

Jesses

spread it wherever
What

OF

When

he died

years

BOOK

no

step,it was

to be

wives.

But

given
quicklyfor-

and
assisted,

to

save

190

sele

bihaldane

to

todvande
wrdon

hede

",nd m^r

most

wiv

hja

hja rik

TH^RA

BOK

THET

el"ndich

ina.n

fiil anda

"nd

bern

witskip hova

tera

n6n

S,nd

vnrjuchta plega, brgd

ore

skil tk

"nd

westa

knd

Frya
alle

fon

Jes-us

among

ekkorum

hkve.

Thissa

"nd

skilun

"nd

werhed

wSsa

sina

folk

Lydas

skil-et

his

gSiSt skil alomme

allena

mSistera,noch

skil hira

j6va

herad

ner
forsta,

wille keren

mena

and

send.

allena

tvang
Dela

thusand
vp

irtha

j6r I^ter

deda

wfirhed

minna

nitha

fon

bi-t

wertha, ther
bdsa

navt

ThS,n

skil
an

wfi,k!
Hcllcnja,

Wr.alda

irtha.

anfang

bihropa

in

vs

skilun n6ne

ne

thera

as

Frya juwgja

mod
6ra

ther bi

",nd Irtha

mS.nnisk,

werkande

Atland

longer n6n

thit

skibn

Tha

erath "nd

nesa,

tha

thfir

wenda,

wisdom.

vsa

skil

gS.ra. Findas

krifta

mSna

sa.

tonomath

thS,t allera

prestera wika, blod

Wr.alda

skil

skilun

hropa overa

Altham^skil
anfanga fjuwer thusand jernei
is "nd

Tham

blod.

w"

allerw^ikes

sk",nka

stilnise

presteraforborgen

forsta ther

wi

th^r in

in

bringa, sa

wertha
fd.gath

ther

^wa

Fryas

folk nye

kr"fta ",nd

falxa prestera wSi

leide,skilun

Tha

findingrikhedto

sina

Tha

fon

fon tha

skilun

tha

wertha.

to-t

blod,fon presterum

sjan ; hja skilun

thgrut

men

skil

skin

asta

skilum

werhed

forsta

ut

forsta.

rjucht tham

folk

fon-t

h"va, sa

th"t. Ijucht buta

mei

prestera",nd

strama,

tha pres-

rMa, frana

S.nd to fS.ra tha

warath

hjara foddikum

thera

hwSrbi

ut

vpstonda, tham

blod,fon Slfiivonum blod,"nd

mS,nnalik

fiil",rnier

kvma.

lere vtdavath

m"nniska

vvrda

S,nd

prestera skilun w^na, thS,t hja allet Ijuchtfon

astha

Men

hiri selva

Thus

hushalden

Mre

drochtlik

"

landa

vsa

vr

as

jkn.

folk w"rth

Thas

t to f^ra.

as

cherke

svnder

that

werka, men

svnder

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

svnken

prester ner

THE

their souls
in

before.

and

This

east

But

will

of

truth

rise

men

and

Frya's blood.

that

all

acts

of the

to

shall

the

from

and

always

instilled into
shall

There

except
shall
those

exist

no

the

chosen

Jessos,then

of

the

have

laws

hidden

make

of

it from

their

the

and

be

only

Hellenia, watch

be

voice.

listened

to.

rulers,

Then

years

later

away

beginning

her

bestow

we

where
every-

masters, nor

years

swept

in the

begin 4000

1000

industry

invoked

be

alone

general

the

strength,and

that Wr-alda

shall

love

from

their

longer either priestor oppression.

Dela, surnamed

the

peoplewill gather

shall
priests

spiritshall

the

to the

woe

cry

themselves

it the

all

lightvisible,so

they shall

folk

earth will

Atland,

shall

priests,
Slavonic,

their

princes,nor

by

tinguished
entirelyex-

quietly preserved

have

All this shall

work.

submersion

false

neither

be

and
rejoice,
who

sess
pos-

also.

and

from

consciences

our

those

prieststo

folk shall contribute

Wr-alda's

earth.

the

been

ever

priests. The princes who

flow,but

the

Then

wisdom.

our

had

they

and

good, Linda's

common

people

the

that

have

will

the

Finda's

strength.

new

land

our

justiceshall separate

blood

priests;

but

and
speak deceitfully,

to

the truth ;

see

princes and
and

holds,
house-

they

princelyblood

They

shall

men

truth

who

up

be of

priests.They shall

the

to

come

themselves,

among

than

light of Frya

the

classes

without

requires the

priestsfancy

the

when

than

Acting

pious while acting unjustly,spreads from

west, and

to

children

miserable

knowledge

Church.

the

working;

doctrine,which

to be

pretend

and

without

more

further

no

to

rich

were

poorer

wives

l"l

FOLLOWERS.

give largely to

they had

and

ADKLA's

OF

must

men

this way,

grew

BOOK

Frya

giftson
after the

there

shall

192

THET

Sa
An

ik

luda

tha

S,nd

jo,

th^re

n",v

hede,

is

beter

jo

forl^ta

navt

kvmt

ut-a

bosma

thkt

Irtha-t

kvmande

an

send

skilun

thrvch

"jen

fryhed

vrlias

et

",nd

hel

skil

wi

lik

skil

tham.

thrju

Ijavde, fryhed

glora, i,fternei
ind

tvang

kllir
fon

navt

ne

irtha

f"gad wertha,

alle

formiiga.

drochten

Gosa,

drochten
5.nd

fryhed
skil

winst

lifter-

vsa

knd
lik

bidryv

Mra.
forma

ThS.t

thjustrenesse
hirt

svnne-

bithjutnesse

rjucht.

vrs-

gS,st

knd

skilun

4sta

hira

oviret

Ejucht

",nd

et

overne

worda

hjawlikes

in

knd

with

in

lest

thfir

hju broda,

fon

thesse

S,nd

vji-ijo

ut

skil

wolka

tha

Ik

b",rad

Men

sl"vona

"nd

hwer

kS,n

rjucht.

ind

Fon

16d

hju

skil

besta.

niste, S,nd

kvmt

ne

tongar-is

mith

hjara Ijuda

stornewind,
nawet

drinka

navt

k^mpa

wrochta.

m^na

hja

Sfi. felo

is to

held.

ne

Hju

allerweikes

S.nd

Bwika

skilun

Th"n

sprgda,

Alom

with

bidryf

bjara

alg^dvr

tha

nene

navt

skeren.

ne

folg-

en

ftiren,men

forbi

hja

Thjustrenesse

mlinniska

Ijucht.

ont

blod

navt

ik

hja

^ne

as

is

heth

prestera w^i.

thera

bernum.

lejana
thfira

Irtha

hja

heth

tid

grSte

Burchfiim

ik

h"vande

Arge

6there.

en

Wr.alda

Hja

mei.

ne

fryhed
"r

is

thrvchdam
to

held.

m",nniska

Alle

Ifiten.

Moder

nene

machte

hjud degum

binomad

eremoder

nene

there

jo Tiintja thSr

ik
til

n^i

G6sa

heth

Und

falla

Fryas

welle

Alle

Frya,
ik

bifel

sa

Medeasblik,

burch

Thet

fon

sahwersa

jo,

bidde

FOLSTAR.

ADKLA

wille.

utroste

Wr.aldas,

n6math

ster

et

Fr^nas

n6me

TH^RA

BOK

kS,mpa

hoUe

al

wirth.

tongars wolka
ne

skil

tlier

194

MiN

fithla hS,von
ella

boppa

is

nome

his n6me

mem

tli"t

min

t"t-his

folgar kfiren,",nd

tha-k

vrste

Min

knd

tha

tha

Linda-wrda

tha

far
salta

se

tha

bidelven.

That

Tha

Bi mina

to

mS,kjanefon

wi wither
het

fon

S,nd thrS

en

tha

gode

"nd

hof, thrS

en

pela

mod

ner

ut-a

tha

send

huskes bvwad

thi,t

land, th",t buta

ore

is

Fryas folk

Men

hjara

wirg,thrvchdam

sMta

alsa h",von

kem,

hringdik,thfir thjudS,nte

thre pSla sMwarth


p61a S,stwarth,
mfiten.

S,-p61ato hejande,vmb

S,ud

mith

6n vmb-vsa

werk

r6d

stand-et

heth,sa

slikt

sMta to delvane ",nd kadika

ther

buta

wfistwarth

s^ skilun

hef

is th^t ronddgl

Thervmbe

to dvande

sy,

t^t melth

brok.

Thrvch

grvnd
h6m

LjudgJirdnesend

bruwsende

jiigedwas-t

diger^nd flitich,
hja wrdon
iSide.

jetawei,

stjurar
segathLjvwrd,men

hringdik leid,al pol

dol to tha besta

mij to

men

is

",nd h^von

hringdik thera burch.

wanspreke.

tha

Lik

to gvngen

Ljvdwerd hgten.

nw

kks

ik to sina

LindahSm

northlikka

manniska

ben

ho tha Linda-wrda

skreven

d61,tha

en

hringdik there burch.

havalasa

binna

is

thene

tha

tat heth

ovir

Frethorik,min

was

jer tS,lde

fiftich

wil ik

burch

nen

his dM

tat

Thit

lik to f",ra. Min

wide

Ljudgardne vrdilgensend.

thrvch
an

stat

n6nie

After

Wiljow.

grevetml,n.

in min

er

vp skreven

tha bertnesa

Konered,

skrSven.

S,fter thit bok

in

dva, vmbe

is,hwerin

KONEEl"D.

FON

SKRIFT

THET

hringdik to
wi

6ne

have

men

hjud

Bi

send

wi

winnande

to

biskirmande.

stjurarutlvka.

hyr bjustreom-to,

send

Hjud d6gum

min
tha

Jef et

jiiged
huskes

195

THE

Mt

forefathers

will do

to

be

father's

name

fiftyyears

was

My father

Lindaoorden

has

written

destroyed.

and
partially,

by

the

salt

ramparts

the

people,being deprived of

built
that

of the castle.

houses

inside

bastion

the

As

is still

foaming

The

that

is

portion of

land

lying outside the rampart

recovered

rampart, which

make

are

looked

very

the

engaged

harbour

is finished

had

good

we

to

form
and

attract

but

now

of

space
of

hoof

three

ramming

protect our

shall

queer,

in

that

earth

the

southwards,

three
we

of

Lin-

was

all mud
nor

and

therefore

there

and

exhausted

out

came

land

of the

outside

three

westwards.

the

ward,
poles east-

At

sent
pre-

pilesinto the g?ound

rampart.
mariners.

there

away

By diggingditches,

good objectin view.

dams

making

ditches,we

neither tired

Frya'speoplewere

they had

when
and

but

youth

my

are

mentioned,

sea-peoplesay

werd, but

marsh

In

lost,

washes

sea

has

ramparts of the citadel

nonsense.

for chief

harbour,went

Lindwerd.

is called

cessor.
suc-

Lindgaarden

father

their

his

as

Lindahem

my

Wil-

was

the Lindaoorden

how

The

used

as

chosen

was

the north

sea.

the

name

chosen

was

old I

in

(Koenraad). My

mother's
I

longer

no

inscribed

are

succession.

exists

events

father's death
I

still concealed

there

in

is Koner^d

name

Liudgaarden were

the

book

Frethorik,my

my

Grevetman.

this

which

on

My
was

After

KONER^D.

because

more

case.

When

and

written

citadel

any

the

jow.

have

this,the

state

my

OF

WRITING

stands

When
In
a

my
row

to

the work

youth

it

of houses.

196

THET

al husa

tlifir
an

ermode

Fon

hir in
hir

Alfoder,al
ma,nlik

glupt

sina

IK

wiL

mith

vsa

ik

skol stift bwer

Sjen

tha

thkt hi

ordfel

neth

Gosa

ene

gSrde

nen

Landsatum
sSid-er
"nd
ne

nometb,
folgstere
bju-t th^r-vr

fallen was,

was

thach

rik

red

ner

to fara

him

to

hju nen

bjarautroste

to b"vande

as

Friso

fiil

hede

wille

ene

selva

to

nede

sjan,hi

Snen

nil ik

vr

vmb

bju
ene

hju bald

as

mln-

to dvande

tb^r

Friso

alle

ne

th^ra

tha bodon

",nde

alle

fon

Ijud

makjane,

mod

nene

Gosa

keth.

gr^va etsemne
thjuseseke

in
b^u

vmb

ene

folgstereto kjasanether
heth bju
thervmbe
in sjan,
is

jow betre

vpp-i jo selva
orloch

tha

nen

enis wrden

Friso

kl^rhed

skreven,tb^t

bwer

tha

tbSr

As

S.nd wiser

Ijuchtner

ther beth

tocht

to w^kane

Friso

k'Smon, sprek-i

fvnden, thervmbe

tvyvelikwere,

Men

fon Texland.

to kjasane,
and
folgstere

in

him

west
fSrsjande

nede

Hwand

dubbel

mith

wildon

th4

kjasa.

bodo

brother

jeta alda S,rgthenkande

thSr send

6tbere Moder

vmb-en

were

ik

"ch

th",t

w"rth,

ne

th",t

mene

hi,v min

nS,ve,vmbe

navt

er
bath-

beth vmb

tbjanjer leden.

nv

skirmande,

nSne

vs

men
fella,

ne

Tha

wrda

bi

Ik

spot

nfii Kr^ka-

kn^pa fjuchtalera

16nger

master

neu

niska,tb^r
is.

Moder
to

s6kS,mpa,thfirvmbe

S,nd

to bindane.

sn6r

ik to

Hi

ommelandar.

l^v th",t i tb"t d6n

ik

skikt,tha-s

n6ne

vs

Gosa

sin

ore

halde ind

]jud,wS.rth

sin

Staverens

in tha

Th",n

wysa.

wi

mod

bja

vsa,

skriva.

tbrveh

wisa fon land-w"r

nv

thS,t

dreven.

Wr.alda

lera,tMt

Fkiso

VK

were

grfivekeren thrvcb

ther S,k bin

th6r mlth

helpa wille.

ther al weldich

jongk-folkan

brek

flita-buta

thrvch

mlinnalik

vrste

landar

send

skepselafot,mits

Nv

en

FOLSTAR.

lek ",nd

And

weron,

allera

6therum

Friso

ADELA

rSja st"n.

mei

ut

TH^UA

BOK

was

er

navt

nene

forleta

Moder
ne

vpbrocbt,".nd

mei.
fon

THE

Leaks

and

remedied

iiniversal

Friso, who

He

WILL

boys might

learn

believe that

he did

has

Gosa

there

have

we

not

to choose

advice

had

been

and

yet

our

where

the
but

manner,

people to

ten

ago, because

years

self.
himI

mother, it behoves

any

that

order

he

come
be-

not

may

been

thouo-ht
last

would

be

will, It
on

great deal.

very

He

just learned

you

had
and

been

give any
suspicious

ing
understand-

an

to

not

choose

to

have

cannot

together,
way

she

out

courage

to

one

slie

wrote

mother

in

than

to

had

seen

in the wars,

and

he

no

rely. Friso

much

mes-

that Gosa

doubtful

brought up

gatheredas

said

the

therefore

the

light or

had

not

busy

desire to have

When

any

parts

was

all the counts

see

had

all

Friso,who

him, he

than

bad

is better

whom

but

to

unable

to

successor,

had

Texland.

came

and

Friso

from

far-seeingand wiser
she had

still old

are

himself,did

for

messenger

or

I will not

mother

another

she

had

and

died,the people from

Gosa

of this affair;therefore

one

Greek

got

and

she

that

of the Landsaten

seno-ers

have

land

the young

there

but

establishinga kingdom

her

Staveren.

school

successors.

no

When

it.

about

us

that

think

peoplewho

choose

the

fight in

troops, was

districts round

it to attach

given

opinion about

any

his

master.

our

wished

FbISO.

established

brother

that

that

other.

defendingour

doubly watchful,in

to be

help each

ABOUT

the

of

he

to

my

thought,now
me

of

mode

our

therefore
sea-fights
;

I sent

and

WRITE

Grevetman

laughed at

learn

may

already powerful by

was

chief

men

been

have

father,protectsall his creatures,

their courage

Now

chosen

this

From

by industry.

they preserve

197

FOLLOWERS.

produced by poverty

deficiencies

Wr-alda, our
if

ADELA's

OB'

BOOK

of the tricks and

198

tha hrenkum

krek
6ra

fiil Mred

sa

"nd

liwfir hi

therm ith to gvngen


Friso

brother

min

wrde.

heljaskreven

ak

Nw

Aftre

gr4te

fored.

yse vppa

tha

L6tne

hjaraselva

sudliker

th^r

vrgvngen

navt

nei tha

6thera
mochton

wejad

ra

mith

tha

name

an

skepa bir4wa.

tha
An

lfi,nd

is

And

ther vp

Aftern^i

tha

nSron, gvng

S^landar

helpa ner

hja sitten

an-t

sjocht.
h"von

wel felo

thissa setton

men

stjurarto bek
thi

kemon
tha

mith

ena

thisse

skikking

halda, hw6r-vppa Wr.alda


stjurartham

hjara

nilde,knd

gvngon

thfir en
tha

d4na

selva

kige

Phonisjar

thSr
Skfinland,
Lindasnfise,thrvch vsa Apol

tha sudwester

tonomath

send

kfimon

Thrvch

n^ra

Gola, tham

jeftakvade

int,nSi hjara nome

as

th",t land

heth, w^ron

Balda

haga landum,

heme

t biskr^wen

jeftakvada s6, de Baltisohe


t Zeeland,de Deensolie Eilanden.
Balda

Kavch

hja in hjara kfi,na mith

jeftaglandum.f

in thit bok

svnv

t^le h",Yon

minniska

listen.

navt

Tha

Lindasburcht

alsa
stift,

del.

Juttar

hede.

uta

nen

fon tha

blS,te fisk navt

grinsh6de
I6id

se

ebbe

fist "nd

hja th"t

to bek

Kavch

Men

tS,t skreven

gat drSvon

hja thS,t land Juttarland


Denemarker

an

a-befta kera.

min

mith

n^ron

hS,von

Thfirvmbe

Korn-

is thi

kvade

Men

mot
er

gvng

k"ning.

wesa.

vr

Denemarka

ThSr

bilewen.

to skole

sk6dnese

mine

Ka,t his

Bi

and

gode sSda.

as

flod hwer

",nd

felo Juttar

KS,p

mot

ik mith

mot

bi him

Gertmanna

mithbrocht

hja mar

se*

knd

Fryas

wan

Fryas

wan

sin aldeste heth

WSmod

thene

fon Wichhirte

toghatera.

Kornelja sin jongste toghater mith

thSr tk

Kavch

bonden.

ho-r

Staveren

to

S,nd twa

wnnen

svna

Kornelja is

mant.

Grfiva

vrste

was-er

twfin

bileid is

sin

Thrvch

leve

bi heder

Th6r

"w6st.

tha

nimth, thju toghater fon

wif

6ther

sin

Wil-fr6the,bi

vmbe

Sjan hir

wilde.

hjam

hMer

is.

hir-ne

h6de

hede

n^dich

geth, as-er

to weiande

grSva

forstum

iud

Golum

thera

S,nd lestum

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

THERA

BOK

THET

fon

stfi,t. Alle kS,dhemar

zee.

Juttarland, Jutland.
+

Zie bl. 124.

S,nd

THE

cunning ways
lead

to

how

the

of the G-auls and


other

he went

Friso had

By her

taken

about
here

had

two

another

Kornelia

to be written

he

married
is the

him,
But

Kauch

of

good

After

seen

by

ice

the

the

south

to

had

this

to be

ought

language

ships.

Phoenician

lies

there

Apol,

as

In

and

not

was

the

when

of

not

out

mark,
Den-

creature

land,and

named
of

many
but

the

they

the mariners

all went

took

The

live upon

to

robbing

to

point

south-west

retained

them.

conducted
satisfied

of

the

navia
Scandi-

Lindasburgt, called Lindasn6se,built by

is written

jeftakvade

si is the

in

the

Baltic.

book.

Juttarland

All

the

people

is Jutland.

'

t Zeeland

turned
re-

together to

Jutlanders

the

Gauls,

the

the coast

as

an

the Kattegat

higher lands,

had

the

down

Afterwards

were

wrote

Letlanders

driven

lost,they

Wr-alda

hated

who

fish, and

father

There

arrangement

which

to

Balda

to

Geertmen.

bad

and

far

as

the

been

not

skippers,who

Zeeland

school

the

more

my

were

they remained.

from

By

Zeeland,

They

sea.

returned

more

land

ought

story.

Jutland.
themsel\res,

who

one

learned

they took possessionof

so

Denmarkers

the

of

my

daughter,

to

went

wish

to

name

his eldest

Jutlanders

many

bad

there

and

settled

her

good Frisian,and

to my

came

or
Baltic,

it after

Wil-

of Staveren.

married

Weemoed,
Kauch, who

great flood of which

the

in their boats

to be

here

daughters. By his

two

they have

return

account, there
of the

See

manners.

I must

Now

required,

wife,a daughterof

Wichhirte,the king

So

he

wished.

good Frisian

is likewise not

Kaap (Koop).
than

is not

Kauch.

son

he

daughter, was

Korn-helia.
to

princesas

heen chief count

and

sons

Kornelia,his youngest
brother.

the

that.

in his lifetime had

he

199

FOLLOWERS.

wherever

counts

to work

who
frethe,

ADELA's

OF

BOOK

is the Danish

Islands.

See

page

124.

TH^UA

200

THET

otnmelandar

dana.w^ron

EOK

neth

stek navt

nen

vvla

M^gjarum, Fryas folk


trvlik

fon tha

nommen

Forth

ek to

gvng

to pase k6m

th",n standon

to tha

Thach

by.

tha SMandar

ovir

spot.

thach jefet
rfi,wa,

otherum

hja m"nlik

to-n

that s",ma

men

Hwand

plega knd wenhSde

felo mislika

selva

dvan,

sama

halden.

ne

hSde

fara him

tha K",ltana fol",jen

ind

Selandar

hja mitha

gar gvDgon

thrvch tha

Fryas bilSyen,men

Sjen tha Golum

lust thSre wreke

dva

eft

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

lesta

bijon-

kr^jandean goda skepa. Hjara


mith
S.nd hjarawalda weron
omkvmen
skipmakar weron
th6r vnwargrvnd ".nd al fon-t land of f",ged.Nw k^mon
burch mera.
lingen thry skepa by tha ringdik fon vsa
landum
tha inbrSka
Thrveh
weron
vsra
hja vrdvaled S,nd
tha

tha

Flymvda

vs

skepa hi.,therto

nya

S,nd

K",ltanarlandum

tha

Nfiidam

selva

wy

flicgkahorsa
Hwand

my

w6ron

rot

an

byde, w^ron

hja nSi

hjara storeste
roja,S.nd

fon

tejande.

Tha

thrvchdam

hjara

",nd

leth

r",wed

hedon

n-6de, jef

fon herde

eken

telad

Tha

Juttar

hjam

ne

mochton

fdren a,nd d",n"

S,nd

thSrvr

hjarabenka

felo

hern

th^r

by

navt

to werane,

ThS,

n^de.

navt

felo fon

hedon

vppa

et

nim-

sekampar

tha

Selandar

gode w6pne
hfide

ik

ther

wod

Juttar nei Texland

wesen.

nene

fon

nei Friso.

mith

Thahwila

kn^pum r^wed, thi moston


hjarastoreste toghteravmb
stora

mith-

skepum.

Phonisjar

navt

kvmth.

ne
svme

Friso

hja

hja

allingenthS.t Alderga thfirwrdon

werskepa maked

nen

hedon

fjvwerwepende rinbodon

to St"veren

tha besta
merthe

",nd

gvngen

tha

fon

skepa

nene

hja

ther

wera,

mith

th^r

k"pmon

Thi

kestlika
allerlSja

brocht

by

to

misfaren.

fon

wilde

was,

brek

Selandar

don

wordon

to

hja

wixlad

gode have
jef hja nene
in hjara g3, navt
n-Me.
0-jes,anderon
hja,^ne besta
Wr.alda
skepen. Hju is net krek lik jow
en, 6ne thrveh
bjarkruk th^r, hira hals is eng, thS, in hira b"lg k",nweron,

nath
nena

freje Friso

wel
burch

thvsanda

to

tha

lesta

grkte k"ua

burchwSpue, vmbe

ner
*

lidsa,men
tha

wi

n"vath

ra,wskepa ther

hier Puniers,Carthagcra.
Plionieiar,

ut

202

THET

haldane.

to

God

ThS,n

reden

Midlar

hwila

jow gvnst m",kjas^ide Friso.

wi

hja

mina

kfimon
k",lta,

thus

alle to bidobbe

fon bede

likes

fifteeb

jeldum,
mith

fvlle

mith

bja tb",n mitb

Fryasbern hered.
sfik"mparutneda

vsa

",nd r4wa.

Thfi, tha

thkt

SSlandar

knd

burga

hi mith

to bvwande.

vmb

my

ni

byde

sida there

navt

in is folk

sjanande.

to to

n-is

Witto,

meld,

haves

leid that

mvde
Friso

sa

is

S,nd
Sjuebtbirte
bifrSjad

alsa

bete

hira

that is vrste
sturven

tat, hi

Grfivetman

",nd Witto

sin erosta

weron.

dva, hi

mitb

fjuchta

thg, let-er
hirthSr

vmbe

that is witte sin svn, sand


tber al fkv fallen

fiil is my

bS,r

withburch

to sin wiv

vreste

mar

jeftaGreve.

wrden, an

bvwed,
t",ch.

Wilhem

ther

"Witto

Wilhem

nomen.

Aldermin

is,

tb^ra

Juttar,

is kirt after

is in sin sted koren.

Ho

Fon

was

men

all-et

burchwepne, wod,

Saxanamarka

uta

beth

ene

sy,

leta,knd

brit weron,

Hwat

men

to ba.te

n^i fSsta

nedlik

hi wilde

wei

Friso

krS,ubogum kni

sten, timberljud,mirtselera 8,nd smeda

mitb

klok

"nd

hja skolde

alda skepa to lajamitb


fjuwerticb
baken

partjaS,nd

frethe

J"

mitha

letta ho

nw

".nd

tjuch alsa far werskepa bof

to

bodon

fS,8ta metum
kedne

ysere

fljucht.

to, hja skoldon jer-

seider

Selandar

skepa hS,ve,nei

skoldon

thkt

wilde al

Tha

bred

to

tha Juttar
folk

wiste to nocht

most

am-

juttar.

landum

jeftanfii tha hdga

Hir

Sjn dol.

fiskar knd

send

alle

Sfilandar hera et sina hove,

fon sin

n-S,vatli nSne

wi

Juttar,men

bvwark,

vrdrvnken

send

ora

tha

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

mosten

anderon

bachtisljud ner
Tha

THliRA

BOK

Friso

wif hSder

forther

twen

dI:de.

ther
sviaringa
bihalda,

Hetto, that is bete,tbene jongsteskikt

er

ser

as

BOOK

THE

the

Then

pirateships.

That

workmen

no

fishermen
the

to

way,

and

and
trawlers.

The

to

the

landers

he

ships of

Here

promised
fixed

chains

and

useful

for

the

the Jutlanders

and

wished

more

to go with

rovers

Zeelanders

the

Witte,

or

been
clear

his

to

Friso

and

been

married

of the Jutmen
died

he

wanted

upon

his
he

to

this

understood

Friso
of

parties,

both
To

the Zee-

yearly fifty

have

with

iron

is necessary

and

leave in peace

should

to

built,and

loaded

our

he
sea

fortyold ships with


bricks, carpenters,

build

to

citadels.

superintend.
happened

Witto,

I have

but

this

harbour

never

is

much
a

strong

garrisoned by people brought


Witto
her

Wilhem,

But

all

engage

side of the

each

courted

father,was

shortlyafterwards,and

or

Witto

Siuchthirte

chief Alderman

is,chief Grevetman

that

"

in

fightingexpedition. When

order

of what

her.

fled

price,fitted

they

of Saksenmarken.

out

or

people of Frya's race.

he sent

on

drowned

ends.

defences, wood,

son,

that

me,

citadel has

by

wall

all

with the Zeeland

rigging as

that

gone,

informed

well

but

smiths, in

and

masons,

him
had

for

weapons

full

all the
;

fixed

we

are

talking

how

own

but

;
we

were

should

they

size for

men-of-war,

do

are

satisfaction
of his

that

crossbows,and

to

Jutlanders

observe

must

you

accomplishment

they

Friso.

them, said

arrived at the court

deceiving everybody,to
and

the

others

While

messengers

gentlemen.

make

buildingmaterials

no

higher lands.

my

should

you

203

I'OLLOWEKS.

good advice, said

is very

have

ADELa's

OF

was

Count.

hem
Wil-

chosen

in his

place.

What

Of
who

his

Fkiso

first wife

were

youngest, he

very
sent

he

further.

still had

daring.
as

did

Hetto

messenger

two

that

"

to

brothers-in-law,
is,

heat

"

the

Kattaburgt,,which

204

senda

boda

leid.

Hi

"jn,to

par

rawed.

S-nd twen

adela

Kattaburch

nei

krejen sjugon horsa

in hiara

budar.

Evin

skikter

Bruno,

th",t is

Hetto

er

as

Mannag^rda

forda

rikdoma

hja mith

ther

wrda

is far

tha forsta and

an

Kemon

tha sine

forstene S,nd

knapa

alle

leton

sk",nkadjamith
kn"pa

kHmpane,

sS, k"nst

jet forstelik
mith

tigjad

ther

elle keddum

Saxanar

nei th"t

Flymar

",nd

tha

k^thon

hja let-ra

sn"ka.

nS,vath

navt

sina

sek.

tha

jeftha

meid

berde

teradon
thit

lakton

fyand

mena

meida

tha

hja

to bi-

j",nkni

Friso send

bos-

forstum, 5,nd

"nd

maugSrtne by

fi5,mna thSr
vr

ne

Modera

jeta fon hjar

nSi Frisos
Men

jonga f4mna
Hja

mftr,men

*Zie

bjar. After

del.

alda

vs

krudkok

romriksta

kn^pa

tha

Jvd past

winna, ther

thene

et

tha Saxanarmarka

jet fiil riker

Men

Moder

longer nen

send.
jferoch

wither

an

besta

nv

god fon him.

hja nen

manggrtne.

mith

uts"gon, thin

tb^ra

skS,nkt

ther mith

kvra

sviaringafon

tha

goldne fingrum
wit

beda

toghaterum

burchf^mna

ne

n6i

Alle

wei

vmbe

there

Jef-t

breid

grathSd wiste,nygadon

vmbe
as

thin
Al

tera.

",fkernei kemon

Tha

wei.

nydich

misden.

S-nd alle meida

vppa

seidon,aste thvrath

godlik knd

Sre

hja

hede

brochton, lind

vnkvmmerlik

alon

Saxana

budar

jeld inna

in thit bok*

tha utforkerne

an

fon tha
birgum jefthatounum
bodon let-er immer
jongkfoUiover

fara,ther

skikte,
svjaringnei

nSi omstand

and

thissa

hja

is

there meid

vppa

jongkfolk to donsjane,sa
kvma

th"t

skreven, men
wrdon

jeld

nei Kattaburch
6thera

hede

sek"m-

klS,th 3,nd

brune, thene

Mannag"rda wrda, Mannag".rda

tha

buta

jonga sekimpar

twen

weron

rika kl^darum

mith

hrutar

jonga

thrvcb

sekum,

jahweder liors

Bi

Saxanamarka

djap inna

mith

kestlika

mith

leden

folstar.

tMt

fon Friso

hede

siu

thI:ra

BOK,

THET

bedriv,therFriso

sp6nd-ermith

seidon

alomme

tha,t kvmth

til thju wi
k"ining,

vrleren

bl. 11.

snfider

wy

dfi,na th^t
vsa

hS,ve thrvch

landa

hjara

THE

lies far

in

BOOK

the

stolen

the

by

young

rich

garments, and

same

witk

oord

riches

they

took

with

and

purses

fight the
richer

and

youths

us

have

being
best

lost

of

we

had

fit to take

to

but

have

through

king
the

See

to win

11.

go

give
more

married
Saxsen

Flymeer.

stillremembered

who

fore
object,and there-

cunning

Friso,more

maidens

younger
said

back

he

everywhere.
that

but

imprudence of

page

to

the

the

of ourselves.

care

able

live much

mother,

no

looked

dare

you

Friso had

Friso's

their

money

youths

be

golden fingers.They
have

After

in

afterwards

chatter,but the

them

long time

to

baskets

beer.

said.If

troops to

of him

tavern

they spent

brides,and

with

chosen

money

Saxsen

old maidens

hold

good

no

led to his side with

suits

ing
accord-

ordered

would

you

your

burgtmaidensand

our

and

the

in whole

girlscame

they, let

from

All the

away,

best

in

people constantlygo

princes,and

the chief

they said

the

the brothers-in-law

their greatness did not

For

of

tuns

enemy

common

the

Bruno

sent

to the

went

men

When

presentsto

daughters of

than

given

were

they smiled, and

this

princely. Both

we

them

give away,

to

the taverns.

at

envy

The

In

is wrong.

that

let his young

presents

in
carelessly

much

but

Saxsenmarken, always with

the

to

in

Mannagarda ford

people there,they

he

were

clad

their purses.

Kattaburgt,he

his young

the young

these messengers

and

horsemen,

written

was

spice,gingerbread,and

with

there

to Mannagarda
brother-in-law,

with

girls. When

young

over

preciousthings

horse

each

take

to

and
circumstances,to princes,princesses,

to

dance

with

in

to

part of this book,

that

him

gave

young

money

the other

"

Mannagarda

the earlier

two

Hetto

sent

is,brown

oord.

of

he

as

way
that

"

and

sea-rovers

laden

With

sea-rovers.

two

Friso

his own,

205

FOLLOWERS.

Saxsenmarken.

horses,besides

seven

ADELA's

OF

At
our
our

comes

present it
lands

that

mothers.

206

THET

Forth
vadigei-lifid.

jeven,sin
bi t
i

kjasaeare

N6i

al

hwat

Wr.alda

ik

Fi'iso

tale hi

sprekt,hi

k"n

is th6r

jeta awet

to

ka.ning kjasa
Aldulkera

ut

mannalik
thes

nachtis

th^r

ik seg, hi

vmbe

netta

is Friso

jSvar,men

thju hi

jo

over

is antstondon
wither
lust

wilde

w6re

hfiton

hjara

alle

tat

ne

selva

moder

wrde

ni

wrde,

mith.
tha

to

"nd

boppa, brochton
Ther

nene

al

kethen,

spinna dvan,
thes dSis

lyde ne
selva.

him

as

Friso

m^i,
Th6r-

Stavia wither

Moder

ha.

wer

vp

Jud

jow kS,ningwertha,

Inna

thes folk-

bosm

fon hSdon

Tha

^rosta

othera

h^ton

jeftha ka,ning h^.


his
men

svna

"nd

tha

tha

Moder

his

to

tha

fara

ffi,raalle

ne

svna

thSr

thrvchdam

felo

wrde

skfipa

skipm^kar,smSda,
6ra ambachtisljud.

syrheda
sek"mpar allerl6ja

tha wiva

nocht, tha famna

mang^rtne nocht, a,nd th^rof h6don

nocht, a,nd

wfiron.

vr

knd

forsta

wil hi

th^r ovirflod to

sylm^kar, rfipm^kar
Th6r

lyda

morne

meld, hwand

was

tha

sa

poppa

wil hi

to

partyja. Tha alda S,nd S,rma wildon


thit jongkfolk,that fvl stredhk, men

tat his svna,

maked

fikolde m"n

alle sidum

nSi

rjuchtamei.

hjaraselva
navt

Thi,n

twa

nw

Moder

ene

w^ka,

nidlch

dSja th",t thju burch

ne

Thervmbe

til

his

allerw^ikes ",nd to alia

dvath

nimman

mei

ne

warth.
hfijath
red

hwam

tal,tapadon hjara redne

an

prestera ner

nil hi navt

jow

hir hiniie

sina vn5,ftertoclitlika frjundain.

sfiith that-er n^ne


men

hja

thrvch

jonga famnn

tha

f6

segse.

to

Golum,

th"r

thUt

meae

th^r

Grfiva

kfithon

Hja

sp6uth-i

vrskalkth-i

thgra

tha 6ra

afsken

machte

wonderlik

im

thrvch

kethou

w",rth

"jen hjara lestum

that

b"rg.

bisloten

min

is Friso

hrenka

wSrth

Friso

sk

skojande,hok

aide famma

othera

en

wil ik ak

heth

thus

svnder

talum

tha

men

hi

tha

wSt

frydom

wyd kvma

alsa

ast

skoja m6i,

kgren, hwand

w6iad.

bi fara ther

k"ning kjasa,s^

ne

is

alrek Fryasbern
lija,

kfitlion

forste,men

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

hera to letane

stem

jo wither

THflRA

BOK

hjarafrjandum S-nd

Athum.

al

nocht,

hjaram6gum

THE

Further

BOOK

they said,Every

let his voice be


but

then

also

Wr-alda

heard

if it

has

the

Grauls,whose

as

in

keep the

king

though few
cask.
the

They

always

At

night

and

in the

friends.

Friso

foreignprinces,but

we

be

rebuilt

Stavia

to

mother

again. To-day

he

will be your
the

Among
old

and

young

but

and

were

for all kinds

brought
were

themselves

the mother's

there

time

say

that

he

he

will

not

order

to have

all

sorts

many

mother's
sons

Friso

does

like

in all directions,

all his unsuspecting

priests or

suffer

not

anybody

citadel

of

the

have

counsellor,to-morrow
full power

not

pleased,and

the
The

father's

for much

Moreover,
which

The

king.

the others

count

you.

again,but

father and
sons,

over

parties.

two

mother

the

treasures, with

pleased,the girlswere
friends.

did

maidens,

of another

will

he

chosen

All such

out

ships to build, there

of workmen.
of

for

him

the

existed

now

be

allow

have

to

something

could

cannot

is your

Friso

there

wished

is

of

therefore

suffer any

cannot

the warlike wished

and

first called
sons,

people

there

his webs

in them

therefore

king, in

the poor

he

can

one

see,

the tricks

advice

to every

cided
de-

brought

but the old

spreads

can

has

to

king,

we

he

count

their

catches

therefore

himself;

but

speaks

talked

he

says

he

being jealousof

and

he

day

all that

Then

numbei-,tapped

said

spiders.

he

maidens

prince is

choose

it,for

What

upon.

permission

Friso knows

way.

the others

in

for

craftiness.

the young

has

you

From

say.

language

eye

without

nonsense

our

wonderful

Frya

that, that

to

comfes

against their

else to

child of

appointed Frisd

here

207

FOLLOWERS.

before the choice of

will have

we

him

watch

ADELA's

OF

was

the
the

their

;
a

cause
be-

good

sea-rovers

maidens

relations

208

THET

Tha

Friso bi

sturf-er.*
manlik
thvr
rou

6therum

as-k 6r
tha

brocht,thach jefwi

him

ella dedon

h"von

mith

th",t-er sturven

Friso

WIL

th6r

vsa

IK

ella d6n

Sin

svnv

heth-er

ne

thit

AdEL

VR

vmbe

Adel

alsa fiil utrjucht

SIN

SVNV.

bok

ut-et

thera Adel-

hjara frjundskipto winnande.

thfir hi hir

bi stonda

bijeldinga,

kS,ningw6re.

er

SKRIWA

hjitlik

tha alda

in sina

ba,ra thach

sa

love,thahwila

machton

stora

w6-

Tha

achtjane"nd

ne

skidnese lered h6de

linga,hede

th^r bif"ra him

sina

to

Nw

navt

hjara

is svnder

NW

^roste

wel

wither to

lik Friso w6st.

vmb-im

h^de

ther thrvch bfiterwrde

kSthon

bi alle mS-nniska.
ther mitha

hja

men

sS, bifamed

hushalden

f"lo stata

alle Gr6va

s6ide,tha jorigef^mna

alda fdmna

famna

FOLSTAK.

bijeldah^de-r

bijechta.Fon

makjane

to

sin

th6r nimman

n-as

ADELA

fjuwertichj6r et Staveren

Thrvch

ik navt

TH^RA

BOK

by Swfithirte

won

heten.

And

afsken hi

siu

wif,

k",mpade mith

alle sin

burga to forst"lane ner wither


weld, vmbe nene
bvwande, thach sand hi Adel n6i there burch et

to

vp

Texland

til

mith

ella hwat

Adel

twintich

"nd

as

f4ra.

st4ta

Atha-rik
pase

svnder

that

Thahwila

SUe

en

er

th6r

263

vr-et

V.

Chr.

I6t-er

him

Tha

Sjn skol kvma,

thrvch

skalk, bi

him

machta,

hSreth.

to sin

is-t kvmen

hwat

kjasa en

to Texland

in vpper

wei,fon
w5,rth

wertha

ovir alle

sin fara heth-

th"t

et folk him

S,ftern6i sa

wel

to

sin t",t fallen was, bilev-er in sin sted

as

Ijawef6m

thrvch

was,

heth,awet

Adel

xanamarkum

Friso him

DS,na

hwand

diger kvd

minlika

was-ue

wnnen.

bi

6wa, tMe lind sedum

vsa

utl6red

hgten

kSm,

diger

jer tS,lde I6t

Adel

ffilo atha

er

to

th6r

er

hi

thju

6thera Greva

er

inua
burch.

I6re were,

Hju

kem

spr^kak^m.
was

fon ut tha Sa-

ut-ere st^tha th6r is kStheu

hju to

Texland

Sv6benet

f Hamoonius,

thfirtefta

Sv6balaud

heten, afskeu

p. 8.

Suobinna.

210

THET

TH^KA

BOK

hjra n6me

If kja w^re.

hSde

Adel

Ijaf,men

Adel

was

hin,
w6r-ne

l^re

svnden

k^re

wrde

bfider

S,nd

jef hjam
til

",nd wrot

hja

kS,nna

hhv

ewa

",nd

vnder

hira

syd

to

enen

thrvch

"jn land.

hju

Denemarka

tha

Texland
nSi

nei

hja

gvngon

sMer

allingenthera

Vmbe

tha

mith

hju

there

boppa

hira

hSdon

Apollanjaskreven
hja wither

gvngon

nei tha

nSi tha delta off4ren


alda

burch

skalka

AkenJ

morth

and

kvmen.

Min

naked

hja

ther

d"n

hede

ovira

Hrena

drist w^i

nede

TwislS,ndar thS,t sind

"Zie

sind

As

nog

in N.

hira

bijelFon

Hja
ne

stut

by

w6ron

vsa

west

hede,

tid

en

en

h6de

was

hSred.

morda

bannane

hw^rfon

S,nd wei

hja often
b6nar

Tha
th^r

and

lith S,fter

to

juddfiga
rfiwande.

britne

Fryas-

t Alien, Aken.
Holland

in gebruik,

16ng

strek fon there

Twisklandar
to

frfise

vnwarlinga fjuwer

111.100.

t Dclte

en

hja nw

ther

navt

kvma

Gfirt-

sa

hja inna

ther vral

w^ron

tha

hja mith grUta

th"r

hja

uteklat.

brother

forth

Texland.

kemon*

delta.f

kfimon,

vrbSden, thach
thS,t

Mars"ta

al ont

weron

and

nei tha Denemarka.

hja

al ont

Tho

heth.

frjudelf

allingentha s6
WalhallagS,rabrudon hja

Fon

hi tha

E^ne

vndera

mS-nniska

f^ren

alsa

Fryas.

alon wrocht

bon.

hja skip nei

Hrenum

to

machte

Westflyland en

WalhallagS,rahin.

gvng-er

kvma

gvngen

gvngon

hi

wither

alle Saxanamarka

D"na

Thach

kante

hjara st^t hfiten,ther hja thrvch Gosa

Fon

Tha

that

lered,heth

Gertmannja

dinga krfijenhede.

Ifkja nei
hja enis to

thervmbe
Ifired,

krejande, was

Gertm"nnja.

manna

an

hSde

h"pe

sine

Bertholda

sSjen. Ifkja w6r-ne

thju Fryasbern

fon of hira t^t


nei

in

gfirteklinna

hi

hi

hira t",t

machte.

sed,

inner

skolde

sina

fere ik

vppa

h",va

inna

hjara

selva

wif

to

"nd

was

Berth-holda

nei

vnforbastere

hede

sa

bodon

fon

burchfam

sin t^t fallen

ring

forste

Texland

Far

alsa

toghter

sine

as-er

lind hju
hja Ijafkrfijen
hi skolde jetwachtja.

sin tS,t L6d-im

histonda

hi

FOLSTAR.

hgde

Adel

men
hfirich,

s6ten,sand

ADELA

laagte.

was

Ifkja.

but

his

as

Adel

father

him

as

Berthold

was

he

as

of

prince

his

sent

daughter

in

her

mutual

been

able

to

with

her

husband

Geertmannia

they

which
went

to

had

coast

to

people to

obtained

by

they went

Walhallagara ;

to

has

they returned

reached

loitered
the

listen to him.
crime

crossed

the
are

Ehine

to

banished

page 150.
t Delta, still in
*

by

and

also to

the

country

they

to Texland.

sea

along

so

the

Zuiderryn

the

them

murder
and

ApoUonia

our

little

stayed there

When

they

in North

been
had

and

Aken, four of their

vants
ser-

stripped. They

had

and

to

so, but

do

had

that
had

always

was

they did

committed

and

to

The

steal.

fugitivechildren

Holland

for swampy

on

not

this

audaciously

at that time

of

See

use

time,

had

lowlands,

the

My brother,who

Twisklanders,who

were

and

Thence

of whom

Marsaten

murderers

The

named

they followed

citadel of

forbidden

alert,had

I
to

laws

same

Westflyland,and

lowlands.

the

little behind.

as

side,she travelled

Denmark

suddenly murdered

were

far

As

great apprehension,they arrived

the old

about

ing
his bless-

of Gosa.

descending towards

time

some

to

the

had

they had

When

written.

when

country, but

her

means

thence

at the

the B,hine

she

that

hope

Saxenmarken,

all

from

and

(the Waal), till,with


beyond

the

under

Geertmen

the

Denmark,

Texland

From

the

through

as

"

He

learn,she always toiled and worked

bring

To

marriage.

in

clever Frisian.

bring the Frya's people back


customs.

did

gers
messen-

he bestowed

affection

Ifkjawas

them.

upon

her

ask

him,

Adel

dead,sent

was

in

he knew

their

little.

to Texland

Burgtmaagd

of

she with

feelings.
high-principled

might be chosen

have

wait

to

soon

her,and

Berthold,her father, to

to

had

wished

211

FOLLOWERS.

fell in love with

; but

he wished

ADELA's

OF

BOOK

THE

land.

landers
Twisk-

Frya,

212

THBT

THilRA

BOK

hjarawiva

bern, men
Tha

Tartara is

dam

hja alle

a.nd

r"war.

thorstich

folka
Th6r

fon

brother

rad

jefthabrun

wit.

Neidam

folk, althus

send

tha

r^da
w^ron

in

minlik

sand

Adel

let tham

Ijuda to

Diod

knd

biton

hjara h^re

over

hMon

bodon

thSr brun

St^verens

Evin
ind

wilde.

alsa

Thar

mith

inna

ther

sjalkweter*

by w6r, alsa
as

blod

weron

There

wrdon

biskoApol]S,nja

Alderg^.

D4na

by hjara Ijuda rond.

Thre

Minna

tha mkn-

forther

monatha

ther hi biwnnen

nei alle S,thum

thrvch-

den
thju lirgnise

mong.

et

wrde

r^wet.

al hrutar

hja hjara selva anst"-led that

bidda, hja skoldon


him

wita

ther thrvch.

hede S.nd

monath

lichta

senda-f

Sic. V. 28.

t Hier heeft de afschrijver


Hiddo
en

tham

bruna

allerwfeikes halda

ra

send

Twi8kl",ndar

TwiskMudar

hjara 6nthlita

Igdliker

tagon hju

niska

hSten

Hja

uttarta.

jadon hja S,fternei Lydasburcb

Alsa

Tartarum

tha

hjara selva Frya jefthaFranka.

hede, heton

hja thesto

hja fon

Findas

to strida

Tha

wrden.

s"ide min

hS,vath

brun

en

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

daardoor

twee

oora

Linda

bladzijden
overgeslagen.

een

Mad

te veel

omgeBlagen,

BOOK

THE

but

they have

their wives
are

named

because

landers

deed

There

were

white

men.

them,

among

red

The

This

is what

with

lime-water

were

only

but

"

as

In

they visited Lydasburgt

and

they made

more

tour

people

the

Adel

sent

wished

month

of

Diodorus

+ Here
has thus

the

keep

to

had

who

Frijen

done

Franken.

or

said,red, brown, and


their hair white

made

same

brown, they
ApoUonia,

as

way

Afterwards

Alderga.

neighbourhood

them.

to all the

to send

are

of

Stavera.

amiability,that everywhere

much

so

messengers

requestingthem

the

of all the

with

They behaved

the

thus

the Twisk-

their faces remained

ugly.

the

makes

Twisklanders

brown

and

are

The

everybody. They

on

brother

my

Tartars.

people,who

themselves

called

the

war

bloodthirsty.The

so

wicked

the

robbers.

213

FOLLOWERS.

stolen from

they make

and

all horsemen

tribe of Finda's

brown

Tartars

ADELA

OF

to him

Three

months

later,

friends that he had

made,

"

in the

their

*'

wise

men

May.f

Siculus,V. 28.
copyist,Hiddo

omitted

two

pages.

oera

Linda, has turned

over

leaf too

much,

and

214

sin wif s"id


ovirskrift

en

hede

Gosa

Htr

leid

kelik

slachte,thS,

aller

lippa. Thjus meide

er

ra",n

sMighM

vmbe

Wr.alda

evghed.
dam

er

to

is wis

avb^r

mS,kt

was.

Utv.

fon thit m",nnis-

tS,le in aller
Wr.alda

tha

an

",nd

s@ligh6d to

in al

fcsjande.

N^i*-

irtha

er

is ther

an

Thjus Sjendom-

svnder

hirte

bistonda
",nd

luk

"jen tha

vrk",nna

to

bosa

h^vath

ring

th6r

nygonga,

thervmbe

S,nd

alle

fon.

thSr gome

mong

vsa

tham

utjavon,also ringis

tha,t owers

tha

thus

mith

j6na hwam

Tha

hwat

hjara selva
widen.

bosa

fori

fon

t^e

thus

mith

w"kt

alle

hja

rjucht
an

is bSrth.

".nd

Tha

I6th

stem

"re

Alsa

halfbrotharnm

godis skaUium
bidroglika
pre-

wrangwrSja forsta

thSr immer

sfimin

hSladon,

nei wilk^r l^va ",nd buta

god-isewa

dvan.

In

8,nd tha

wildon

vsa

hju

is

halfsusterum

bidrogar vpkSmon,

stera

NSidam

mSi.

l^jensgge,

tha

mlin

selighed wejath, ",nd

godis tS.le h^ten,


halda

hvam

n6n

svnder

mei

ne

sk",mrad,thrvch

noch

to

spreka

bidroglikaworda

uer

th^r mith

legen,thS,t m"n

flyamot,

thjutA\ Sne

an

SjendomlikhedfS,stbonden.
rjuchtferdige
likh^d

k",nber

haldane

fon
s^lighfid
heth

manniska

mot
bijagja

m"n

",nd al

god

",nd vp

machte

lind hwat

knd

tonga

thermith

diigedbidroga mei, alsa

jefboshed

AlbSthe

mot

3,nd

luk

wist, th"t

nw

wille

tha modera

6thera

lindane

skrifta

utroste

Gosas

mith

h^de

formyde

jetaf^lo

bi hira

fallen

ene

jeven,til thju hja mS,nlik


hwat
mfi,kja,

f4m

Friso

jSf an

bern

Wr.alda

d^na

Adelinga vrskreven send.


6n

Skrift

that

is

hede

Texl^nd,

warthat

aldeste

ringen

alsa

most,

Tha

thera

tha

thrvch

16id, ther

to

Texland

in-t bok

skriftum

thissa

wertha

navt

hede

west

To

kr^jen.

fvnden, ther
Fon

ther fam

er

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

THBRA

BOK

THET

hjara

THE

his

BOOK

wife,he said,who

received
found

which
of these

last

will,which

Albetha,

as

he

gave

This
its

be
and

good,

and

holiness

and

mankind,
all

to

each

to

be followed

must

the

virtue,he has

lie

This
nor

her

other

earth

that

when
to

deceitful

use

which

words
the

means

what

is wise

happiness
wickedness

the

property consists

by

find salvation,

to

he knew

attached

lips.

in order that

men

known

flee from

blushing,by

or

upon

of

salvation to all eternity. Wr-alda

would

neither

can

with

Advice.

and

tongue

every

what

equitableproperty.
men

Gosa's

with

As
all-foreseeing.

overcome

Adelingen.

placed by Gosa

bestowed

and

to hold

and

could

had

avoided

of the

still

dead.

was

they might make

means

writingsare

many

opened by the oldest maiden,

language to

one

Texland, had

children to the mothers

gave

giftWr-alda

must

be

Writing

the

Wr-alda

been

Friso

as

is

of

maagd

In Texland

to

was

soon

Here
When

been

writingshad

215

FOLLOWERS.

copied in the book

not

are

One

had

of it.

copy

ADELA'S

OF

language
in

an

this, that

without

mering
stam-

innatelybad

are

easilyknown.
As

thus

all those
it.
half

rightlynamed

by

has

brothers

and

themselves

out

to

laws

happiness

language

happened?
sisters
servants

deceitful

As

soon

as

their
of

own

right.

priests and

the

without
inclinations,
In

their

gods, and

wickedness

from
our

among

who

arose,

good, it

and

tions,
inclina-

derive honour

deceivers
of the

of the

always clung together,wished

princes,who

the

as

The

otherwise.

the

it is held in honour

whom

what

But

to

helps to guard againstevil

thus

blessedness,and
it is

the way

language opens

our

gave

became

soon

malignant
to

live

regard
they

cording
ac-

to

went

216

TH^RA

BOK

THET

tsjodishedsend hja to
til

svnneu,
fon

alrek

lika

tliingasvnder

Evin
Tit

blyd

thi;t stemleth

thSra

s"d

as-t

avber

th"t

vntkemth,

sSjed send

thrvcb

alle vnw^rth-

vr

bjam vrrSda
Men

hwat

krudum

goda

mocht

nach

is therut

fon

vnder

bern.

grvnd

ne

sSjed is thrvcb goda Ijudaby belle

blyd brength tyd

d^i,even
tber

thingaS.nd

hjara gelat vrderva.

skamrad

spr6ka in Sjenw"rtha

machte

alle bosa

fitherum,vr

6tliera tkla for-

S,nd Mvon

gvngen

h^mlik

thju hja

FOLSTAR.

AT"ELA

skidlika

tha

kruda

Ijucht,

an-t

Ijuda in-t forborgneS,nd by

bosa

tbjustrenesse.
Tha

lodderigamangertne

mitha

vvla
tS.la

nya

presterum

S,nd tha

",nd forstum

vnm"nlika
horadon

hjara bola, therwisa

an

send

knS,pathgr

vntlvkadon

hja

forth

kvmen

fimong tha folkrum, til thju hja god-is tsile glM


Wilst

h",ve.

is

"nd

diiged fon

paltheth

sin st^d

sith mith

nyd

innommen,

hjara h^ra, fon nyd, bosa

hja

nvm",r

lith

god

as

th^r

min

skep.

is-t

nv

lik

6ra

Men

send.

stata

wei

vndigerhed ",nd

vrredon,

wisdom

is

hordom

rjuchtfSrdichbSd
welde,

S,nd

wrden,

m6i

th"t

thene

tha

thUn
t^la

6ne

hvnd

fon

hja

to

m^nlik
hjara vrmfitenhed,
raoton

til

thju

jet en

utfonden

folk th";t

ore

S,nd thi wolf

folkar m",nlik

tha,t

Ijuda

bigyrlikhed. H6de

alsa felo

thSit alle sl^vona

biskoja ",nd

folgth

is sok rakt S,nd twis-

sMvona

lusta

thju kv

long biorlogea,nd bikampa


send.

er

leth
stem-

miigath tha stjurarbitjuga. Thach

kvmen,

m"nniska

tber

hja hS,von

as

Nv

Ijafdeis fljucht",nd

ThSrthrvch

forst^n
Thit

w6ken,

forsvnnen, miiglik was-t

gvngen.

folk evin
that

tale

Sne

is ?

vrjetten

longer mar

navt

Alle send

fon

wrden

endracht

gvngen,

Bw6rd.

thit

uv

tochta

tefel,knd

an

tber of

hjaramidden

ut

is mith

frydom

welth

hwat

gelS,thjara bosa

ner

nv

w6ta

nw

tha

straffe

d",n",
othara

hjarar

6thera alsa
alle

vrdilgad

218

THET

TH^KA

BOK

Hte

ni

kvnaa

thv

nimmer

letane

to

bilyweth. Wilst

thv

bern

Ast

thera

thju t",le
Gole

thgra

is thrvch

Kaltana
Nv

vrderven.

send

Hellena

witherkvmande
ik

men

skrom

knd

mild-sa

vrjeldaskilun

mith

Fill h"von
thrvch

vnforleth

send

bihalden

folk

to Texland

ther

etatum

hyr

utlered

most

burgum, ther

vrdiligad,heth

",k mei

mitha

et

hinne

ik thir

helpa thSr

epreka S,nd thinga,sS, moton


L^rath

fon

weron

to honk

to

logha warth.
had

Thissa

alle skinfr4ua

Tha

heinde

th"t

Adel

selva

emong

ther

ind

Willath
mith

thervr

wither
god-ist"le
tha

fry-s"i

worda

skilet thin

alle balda

to-ne

forsta vrtSra

smugriga prestera.

skola,ifter him
Adel

alle

thera

glorande til thju ella

logha skil

ferhemande

thach
skrift,

likis gvngon
thin

ind

ind

to

is.

jongk

mochton

rjucht-h^to hjarainkvma, in hjara brein


ind

melda

fon
stifta,

thi sella end

hja

Irtha

bihalden

vrbeide.

hja god-ist"lesS, skilun

bijina to glimmande

by

halda,most-et

wrde, ifterdam

thi

ysre

skola

sedum

ora

k^ra.

folkar

alda

senden

tha 6ra

were

thus

min

tha

vr

",nd

hjavs

t"i,le.

rSne

fon alle

tha
to n6-

thUt

Fryas jefthagod-istS,lehir evin vnforleth

Hyr

4nd

vmbe

midden

vs

vrbrudingvsra

men
witherf3,ren,

tyd vrhomlath

arge

Fryasburch
ihkt

wi

in

sm^grige

west

serelik ange,

ben

",nd

Thju t^le

tha

mild

folgarwither

klinka

M^gjara vrbrud

thrvch

alsa

wi

mande,

alsa.

tha wla

folgar is

thv to

Lydas bern

6vin

stv

achst

uthemeda

fon

svme

er

resta,sS, dvath

Skenlandar

thin

lijnt",le fry fon


th"t

wilste,

erva

6re t^le ovir thina wSra

nen

",Dd
god-ista,le,

as

thin

Findas

irtha allSna

thu

m",re

njodane,til thju
fon

Bh).

min

nv

gyrich that

Bist thv alsa


alsa achst

is

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

sendabodon
kemon

ne

dedon

nene

skola.

Thi

tha 6ra forsta lik

If kja tha skola

tha inhfimar ind

nocht fon

hedon

uthSmar

skoja.

hy. J6r-

Fandon

th^r
seliga

stifte

hja

ekkorum

BOOK

THK

ADELA's

OF

Here
If you wish
must

that you

allow any

never

lips,and

your

free from

take

do

the

landers has

the

thingshave

remained
in

from

and

you,

If

is

enough

to

Hellenia,but
by

weakness

de^

all the

among

destroyed in the

and

preserved Fryasburgtuninjured;
Frya's

God's

or

that

have

be sent

and

language has always

words,^""

to

be free

glimmer

kept to

''

to

established;

the old customs


afterwards

buy

bargain,they

who

those
remain
from

ironwares
must

back

come

then
they learn God's language,'

and

and

be

help,those

complete can

If

should

here,and

foreignerscome

language.

iand

weak

our

the

spoiledby

been

to us, but

disturbed

to talk and

want

and
light,

been

states

to God's

them,

happened

peopleshould

education

and

has

followers of

schools
Texland,therefore,

home.

and

untainted.

all the

the young

whose

has

that

here

Here

at

have

remark

Magyars,

language.

time,Irtha

I may

remain, you
Schoon-

been

they will reward

of

some

the East

the vile

have

we

that

children

language of

Now,

that

pure

citadels that
bad

wish

pass

remains

language

If you

perverted by

earth,you

language to

own

your

the returned

us

anxiously fear

Many

God's

the followers of Kaltana

among

basing our

inherit the

of Finda's

some

The

dirty Gauls.

admit

that

sounds.

same.

language of

alone should

care

and

been

Counsel.

my

language but

outlandish

Lyda's children
must

is

219

FOLLOWERS.

"to

have

in
glitter

that flame will

will
justice,"

their brains to

come
a

the
to

perfect

destroyall bad princesand hypocritical

dirty priests.
The

native

writing,but

and
no

foreignmessengers
schools

schools himself.
to

inspectthe

schools.

came

from

Every
If

year

were

pleasedwith

it.

Then

Adel

they found

and

Adel

that
blished
esta-

Ifkjawent

friendlyfeeling

220

THET

TH^RA

BOK

frjundskipb^radon,
Hedon

leton

mannalik

hja th",n hjara

th",t bok

thfira

balden.

Al
fon

twyga

thissa

bi

ore

min

By

wither

dedon

vr

thrvch

s"ka

ther

vmb

as

ferst

asvndergana
Men

snorane.

seidon

weron,

that

gode hrop,",nd

en

h"v ik

vmb

man

his stS,t.

bref

funden,skrg-

enen

bihalva

GSrtm"n,*

thene

jelde,j6f ik hyr

tS.t allena

min

to

hjam

warth

tha

vmbe

in ovir enis other

Ljudgerth

dam

et s6mene

tat sinra skriftum

vin

den

gr^te stS,t

skriva,thrvch

Ifkja nydich

".nd

weldana

grS,dum to

bok

en

pl"ga wrde

ther Adel

hja-t niwerth

in

noma

stam

alsa leton

mitli

kvma,

6rum

frjundskip heten, "fter

Fryas

tha famna

grate blidskipblika.

frjundskipsworen,

manlik

to

FOLSTAE.

bede

ISton

s^

seligaektorum

svme

hja alra

ADELA

svmlika

thkt

6thera

to

thkt besta.
is

Pang-ab, that

kvme,

is-ne

fif w"tera
sine

mvnd

thet

vmb

in

sS

floja.

grate

runstr",me

thgr

Twisk

thysum

runstr"mne

runath

runstrama

del.
se

Tha

berga

to tha

himel

ISja.

Mndum

welka

sind

korum

kvma.

Findas

sind.

mellija berchta
tha
vath

delta

Gongga

se

Thervmbe

kvma

hSta.

16ton thi

is noch

is.

MSr

nei

ther

ne

is.

Himel-

othera ut-a

stilnise

an

se

se

vppet

mal-

by

vnforbastere
fon

mith

Welke

delta

hfi,ch thet

berchta
"nd

Finda

Thfirvmbe

tha

alsa

BSda

tha

thet

bern

sind

Hindos

is, hvanl
hjra

Hindos.

thera

w"rth-et

tha

gel^vath

mith

thrvcH

run8trS,ma

S,stwarth

del str^me

se

gelivath thet

bern

wech

sk^nhed, ",nd

h^ga bergum

ijudarpank

del gonggen

Gongga
hfilige
wech

tha

jeftha legtetogen

thet

fere

El

Vnder

Se
Se

fjuwer 6ra

is-t 16nd

hwana

h"ten.

neffen wi

helige jefthafrana Grong-gaheten.

fon

iSja berchta

hwer

afsvnderlika

fon

runstr"me

heten

knd

fyf witera

ut-et

hern
Him-

hjara bern

vnder

skum

nei

tham

gela-

ther

hSlige

skolde thi runstrame,

presterather

ut

en

6r lond

IjudavpspSraS,ud vrbarna, thervmbe

Zi" U.

164.

THE

BOOK

existingbetween

ADELA's

OF

the

extremely pleased.

natives

and

If there

they
foreigners,

were

any

friendship
together,they assembled

the

let them

great ceremony
which

festival

order
race

but

the

Ifkja said
make

All

maidens

that

states under

Among

they

for

name

these

who

did

their

it for

I found

Omitting

some

extraordinarybeauty,and

because

four other

or

to the

of the

to the

lie

are

eastward

Hindoos.

to

the other

Both
The

that

from

run

therefore these mountains

reach

are

is
travel,
Five

by

sea

Rivers,

its mouth.

rivers is the

two

mountains

they

only

largeriver,the Holy

these

rivers

Liud-

which

we

is called

is another

Between

plains.
high

so

and

than

letter from

passages

flow into the

streams

Ganges.

Sacred

"

relate the rest.

river of

away

Frya's

to Adel

reason

and by which
Punjab, that is five rivers,

Far

of

bring all

to

in

kept up

branches

other

book

afterwards

were

opposed
no

with

subjection.

father,I proceed to

my

in

names

were

sworn

people,and

customs

were

father's papers

my

had

Friendship,and

themselves,and

gert the Geertman.


concern

of

bring togetherthe separate

to
;

held.

was

who

inscribe,their

called the Book

was

32J

FOLLOWEES.

the

in which
the

land

high

tains
moun-

their

sources

heavens

and
(laia),

called Himmellaia.

Among

Hindoos

and

people who

meet

the

they
in

are

pure

others

out of these

together secretly. They

children of

children to the lowlands.

and that that is the

traced out

But

the

these

of them

Some

children,floated down

Ganges.

she

why the

reason

who
priests,

peopleand

See page

with

went

of the

are

that
bora
her

she,

Ganges,

river is called the Sacred

came

had

was

believe that

the foam

upon

there

believe

that Finda

Finda, and

mountains, whence

the Himmellaia

with her

countries

them

164.

from another

burnt,so

country,
that

they

222

THET

thurvath

ne

thet 16nd sind 611e

FOLSTAE.

Gedrostne

Orjettenjefthavrjetne. 01

thisa

selva ak

h"von

Therthrvch
Yra

byldon

wi

sind

ne

vpholda,^vin
Kvmth

vp.

G-edrostne.
folkrum

minska

hjara

horsa

rS,wa

S.nd

after el

Fon

tha

ther

kenna

Igrth.

ther

nena

ch",rka

ndna

Fista

fjurin hjara husa


m6n

sind

by

mith

spr^kath 611e afsvnderlika

selva

ther
forsta,

twisk

als

bonar, ther
ther

se

tha

6ra
Wa..
mith

ammer

ind
j".gja

ammer

salt-atha

wille hwam

ther

honger biswike.
an

Wr.alda

an

tha

Pangab

nach

forsta and

forf^red
wolva

from

sind.

tha

an

fruchtb^r

vrletta that

w"rth

faren.

Ijuchtfon

Thisa

fjeldadwMa,

hjara

Fryasldnd

waldum,

Hindos

frS,na

vmb

ower

westlik,61sS, kvmth

werentlilt yra

overa

se

tha

hjara

set,men

minska

willath

Gedrostne.

",nd

del

611erwechs

se

m6n

vp

16nd

Thet

tha

holdon

Sthla

vsa

othera

goda

als wi-t

tha

vmb
fljuchte,

ar

Pangab

",nd tha
m",r

yra

tha

forhfira

tha

an

alles nither hS,wa

bireka miige,

se

as

s"

fon

hedon

6nbidda,4k

sind

omhemmande

S,nd

nene

bastered

Thisa

hwat

hja

ak ngi thSr wester

se

tha Yra

leta nach

to

fon

prestardoga, S,nd evin

nach

flet

sind

presterawille

thera

Tha

tistlikaower

tha

an

sind

sind-ar thrvch

noma

gelav, bi hjara kvmste

i,nd

vnder

jeftha britne,"nd

"nydigepresterajSven, thrvchdam
seda

ther

ther

Pangab

la

hjarach",rka

In

byldon fvnden,

Biwesta

tha

jefthawranga,

ni kvma.

6pentlikut

presteratjokind rik.

fiSlogolden mank.

Yra

nit

oUerldjadrochtenlika

werthat
sind

ADELA

hjaras6k

far

se

TH^EA

BOK

bi

hwila

Thisa

delum,
thusanda

mith

Tha

Hindos

h",von

heten,thet hindne bitjoth.M^r

kapljudvmb

keren

to

mfikth.

tha

alsa
k"pjande,

fon

warth

nit

allfina

ivin blode

hindne

Yra

Kvmat

thrvch

thervmbe

sind

tha

nit

mach

by thusanda

hjara forstum,als

misbruk
afgrislika

thet

mach

is like

fjeldmn",nd

wyten nit wertha,mS,r

prestera.
Thervmbe

Gongga

mar

hongernede

Irtha

an

ther

s6, afwixlath
alle

an

5.nd

3,nd

from
6ra

ra

hjarablodhgd

thSr ferh"mande

alles to

jeldum

THE

BOOK

do not dare to declare


all the

priestsare

ADELA'S

OF

opeulytheir

fat and

are

all kinds

of paonstrous

To

the

of

west

the

and

runaways,

the

from

Yren

their

and

customs

the

Punjab, but

of

or
(Iraniers),

went

to

Yren

and

the west.
other

In

will

adhere

neither

Coming

arrive at the Gedrosten.

of

been

mixed

always
and

other

These

about

wander

The
flat as

country between

fertile in
fields,

the

Therefore
means

but

as

we

not

before
the Yren
hinds.

strangerscome

westward, we

country on

whose

They

speak a variety

reallysavage

murderers,

horseback

ing
hunt-

soldiers to the

as

command

Punjab

the sea, and

every

princesand

submissive

which

must

the

the

near

peoplefrom dying by
however,

images

they destroy

reach.

can

Friesland

people,and

hire themselves

surrounding princes,at
they

churches

still further

people are

robbing,and

whatever

but

Eegarding the Gedrosten

with

languages.

who

savages,

lightof Fasta, so they everywhere maintain

fire in their houses.

have

the

tolerate

nor

they suffer priestsor

to the

of

know

to

not

are

to

pray

our

the east

to

learned

we

way

fled

they

prieststhey likewise

people. The Yren

good people, who


neither

that

names

their arrival

themselves

of the

gold.

or
(Gedrosiers),

religion. On

account

on

there

forgotten.These

forefathers likewise established

If

of them

Gedrosten

Urgetten,or

country

their churches

the

are

In this

given by the priests out of spite,


because

are

to

In

images,many

the
(Drangianen),

morose

creed.

rich.

Punjab

223

FOLLOWEiES.

and

the

this does not

thousands

of

hunger.

be attributed to Wr-alda

their

Hindoos

princes,like

and

others have

But

their

to

is

as

consists of forests and

part, but

priests.The

Ganges

hinds

prevent the
The
or

are

famines,
Irtha,but

timid

and

before wolves.

called them

Hindoos,

abused.
is frightfully
timidity

purchasecorn, everythingis

turned

224

THET

m^kth.

Thrvch

thisa

noch

wytath
Buta

^1

ind

a,nd bihalva

hja ak

kwik

Th^r

hMpa,

thfir

Th^r

Buta

vrslynne.
tha

sind
als

gr^t

sa

grS,teener

felo 6ra

blom

S,nd fruchta

h",chdiska
als tha

that
nit

tha

snaka

fon

of

Forth
",nd
ne

tha

sind

byten,

heth

Irtha

ther

til-ne

wyrme

selva

ni

ken,

that mith-a
thet

fon

diska

kwik,

syde fon Pangab,

ben,

th^r

nochta
selva
walda

as

that

wi

wana

blojath ",nd
an

tha

^stsyde. To

wrigga fonden,
vrbarnath

ja.ged,that

ther

Pangab,

waxath

mkv

and
f6 ma.r

then

vsa

alsa,naka
resta.

finth

man

fon

kvme
tha
fara

ther ik alle

An

west-

wrdon

tha

et

",nd

alle
wilde

fette

tha

ak

er

man

an

ik bern

fruchta

fithla havon

neffeu

kwik,
as

selva

Kvmtk

alg",tter

dryweth

a,nd hwer

after

yvia

grat,nM

thet rotte

nei tha delta

wech

sind

sind

biga,namiige.

se

skildich

bamstame

ddiska
aldergr^testa

boppa

m6n

kriida

ngaa

hiivon

yvin grusich"bittean

se

stroma

levande

tha

twisk

sk mot

hja grat jof fr^slik sind, sind hjaranoma,


noma

gr4-

slacht
oUerlfija

adiska, 61 thisa

af

big^na tham

to

selva

fon

lythste sind

fon

hjara

djar

Tha

hjara

minska

ther

minska

nyndiska

hgten, thrvchdam

fon

Is m6n

afgodie.

an

tha

Sle

"nd

snaka

ther

holdon

Se
vmb

minsk

grite ^ner b^m.

kjen hjara fenyn

jSven, 61s4nlka
m^kt

skul

plokjawille.

st",rva,hwand

sind,thSr

vrslynna,mar

tham.

ele keddum

by

katta,tigrum heten,

swarte

41 to tha

wilde

vrtrappe knd

"wriggunisind

6le kv

en

fresliker als

of

^nd

grate kalvar

noch

thSr

bonte

wyrme

kennath

teste

elefante thSr

store

had

fenynige

bihwyla ele fjeldakeren

thSr

thorpa.

send

kvmth.

hjara forsta

fiil fon

thet

samene,

hjarabudar

in

Ijuda ther

fiil fon

noch

werth,hwand

et nit

alle forsta to

jeld eDdlik

thet tha

lyda,moton

folstak.

jyrigerals

thet al-et

god,

adela

presterani warth

tha

snoder

lyda.

th";ra

BOK

krylkwik

61 westlik
etta

^k

226

dorra

ther

ik

nit fvnden

hyr

huning sind,",nd welka


fonden

melok

in, werthat

tha bastum

m^kt

chelka

or

knd

hwSrfon

m^n

thju

gerad.

sudlik

fon

svnne

vmb

after min

mar

tha

is

nom

is nimmer

fon

Hier

vers

krup ",nd

mi

ele

en

ontbreken

stak-

sind
olderlongste

skinth
sin

mith

linrjucht
skip 61 fer

se

sin

geldt n6i-t

"jen thine winstere syde lik

svnne

syde dvath.

Hyrmitha wil

thi

licht nog

ik

falla,

tha

wara

B^den.

ton

wilde.

alsa bernl^s
Adel

thene

Buta

Konered

min

sturven.

My

thredde

th",t fvlle

plek grvnd j6ven that

fi",rw6rde that

Ijuda nimmer
in het H.

genoemd.)

svn.

thjuk6se godkSrth,mites

S.

geschrevenheeft ovir dien

Ubbo

m",kt mS,n

as
grS,ter

mith

thes meddSis

Skeift

heth

st"lla ther sina

Beeden

then

min

in sin sted koren.

palade,vnder

"

sin

werthat

jow lindabama,.

therwftra

vppa

a,nd
bostigjath

m".stre bikenna

heth-er

dega

swSt

61jafon,fon

hS,v ik

als

Beden, HachgS,nahis

thjusen6me

mina

beibsLma
",nd

walda

skrywe skil-et

Thet

heth m",n

is er

Ljudgert.

"

Mine

mank,

tsysS,nd

to miige skiftane fon


legenaftigateltjas

tellinga. Jow

em

sind

fere

"jen thine

6wers

enda,

mS,n

vs

sit

ther

man

top skinth,then

skinth

kSred, sa

m4kt

inna

Is

By

grat,ther

sa

Hyr

tha

Hwersa

faren,",nd

asten
se

vs

6k.

as

wrang

S,nd fon tha kernum

taw

jow hole del.

vppa

sk

b6ja fiil sw^ter

tha

bSja sind.
ind

sa

aid

se

stakbSjasjan. By

bilywet.

kSren
allerleja

Vnder

lik bern-h^veda

nochta

forbonden

ag

sind f^lo slachta

land

h",v.

ofwixlath

goldgele aple,hwfirfon welke si

",k

goldenmank,

thet

fon min

fruchta

tha

FOLSTAR.

skina, bihwila

streka,hweran
Ijaflika

Vnder

as

ADELA

vnendlik

gestlandathSr

mith

ak

TH^BA

BOK

THET

ik

erv

an

thSrvp skolde

k"ning

ik him
minre
mina

as

6m
erva

m",nniska

the skolde.*

twintigbladzijden(missohienmeer),waaria
koningAdel III. (Bijonze kronijksohrij-

THE

well

as

barren

as

varied

BOOK

the fruits there

here.

Among

as

gold.

as

sweet

the various

There

country there
contain
from

Of
and

days

trees

man's
south
your

large

as

as

east

it does

false accounts

and

have
true

The

is

name

having married,left

place. Adel, the

no

third

much

land which

some

I would

Here

in which

settle

there

are

Beeden

the writers of

our

In
your
and

sweeter

is in the

sun

sail very

midday,

at

in other

the

the

countries

zenith,a

far

to

shines

sun

the

on

It will be easy

the
on

right

for you,

by

between
written,to distinguish

descriptions, Your

Luidgert.

"

son

Beeden.

of

of

children.

king of

My uncle,not

Hachgana.
I

elected

was

that name,

the entire inheritance

to

I have

made.

are

joined my

peoplethere

of my

should

as

master.

uncle,he

on
inheritance,

who

in

his

approved of the

choice,providedI should acknowledge him


addition

of the

holly berries.

are

If you

Writing

Beeden,

They

and

made,

and

the

shadow.

our

gooseberries.When

this I will finish.


what

In

old oil is made

are

utensils

your

no

of

are

child's head.

are

which

has

With

My

of

body

as

some

as
bearingberries,
large as

longest,and

look to the

yellow

as

vinegar.

as

they

bramble

the

left side

means

berries

is

some

sour

ropes

at

and

side.

husks

have

are

as

When

here

the
lime-trees,

corn

large as

as

milk.
the

of

found

not

golden apples,of which

in the woods

times

kinds

enchanted.

rests

eye

that I have

many

other household

country we

three

the

others

nuts

cheese and

shells cups

my

and

are

them.

found

also

are

honey

as

are

endless,occasionally

seem

which

on

227

FOLLOWERS.

heaths,which

lovely spots

Among

ADELA'S

OF

never

gave

In
me

condition that
his

people*

wanting in the manuscript twenty pages (perhaps more),


the Third, called Ubbo
about the King, Adel
by

has written

chronicles.

228

THET

th^rvmbe

Bb^f

TH^BA

BOK

EiKA

fon

alle

Aldfam,

THJU

his

hwam

brek

jo vppen

jvd

netath

navt, ho Wr.alda

wetath

jy alle

thS.t

alles in ut him
thkt

T-is wer,
thrvchdam

mS,nnisk

hju
"nd

krefta

ne

in, sa

Sa thit
Thi,t

Irtha

warth

wiva ther

skoldon

alle rgdnum.

TM

hyr,

ThS,

mei

ik w6t wdn^t

fon

vsa

S,nd

l^tha,S-nd

therthrvch

jowe h^gmod

jy lera.

Tha

Wr.alda

Alffider

het,sa

poppa
nei

wildon

allera mannalik

to.ne

th^t-ne

mS,m

with-"jen

wSi kvmth.
thi

s^hwersa

straf.

Ik skil

jo

is,ther

n6i wilker

yd

navt
.

ene

to

thera

kSniug

bilywet.

wertha

to gvngen

krone, utn

hja fedrum

by finda.

sl^vona

k"ningar tham

there

hjara

thS,t-ne mlin him

thjusdw6sh6d

by tha slS.vona folkar

stekath

wet

heten,",nd

an

ther ngn

b^te

nene

hju

hjanene

iSta

mS,ma

sy, th";t strid

tat

er

Wr.alda

allfina ftder

Alffidstre

th"t

skolde

ne

j^f Wr.alda

ne

heten,

berth, hwermitha

Thach

reknong Wr.alda

kvmth

se

Frya

ho-t

Alfedstre

nochta

hjarabern

folgathwerthe,sS, skilun jy

melda

"k

jeta thrvch-ne wende, men


vmbe

fon

fedingsinra skepsela.

tha bern ther

bihwyla warth

let feder hete

smert

to

f6de.

fSdstra h^ten.

ik

heten, ut erseke th^t

bSra,bydam

ne

jvd wil

Jy wetath jeftha
jy

bihwyla

alle friichd "nd

navt

an

glornoma heth,thach thS,t

Irtha

ne

fedstre,k"n

Hark

thnsand

S,nd waxth

slot fon

by

fe bfitre sy.

warth

Ak

j6f.

kemon, mia

spr6ka,men

vr

hy warth Alfeder

nocht

ner

brosta,werthat
melok

navt

djarhjaraselva

friichd

nene

hir

jy mfine, send jy vnskeldich

tMt

wysa,

Staveben

to

Friso

fithla mith

nil ik

Ther

afgodie.

vpseid

JOLFEESTE.

Alsa

eibydnesse to jo.

FOLSTAR.

forjuue.

sted

wil ik thet hir-ne

BY-T

Jy

ADELA

that

",fter

16va,

Wr.alda

folkar h6ta.

Nw

ovir-ne waxdom

THE

BOOK

therefore I will allow it

Letter

Eika

of

ADELa's

OF

AT

Oudmaagd,
JUUL

THE

My greetingto all of
with Friso.
of

or

which
failing

do not

you

know,

that

all know

and

of his creatures.
feeder of

and

grains

would
her

the

fruit

any

called

are

should

be called the universal

should

be

called

know
comes

is

he

will become

our

slaves, to

punishment of
to the slave

the

people;

crown.

be

should

and

the

pride.

your

foreignkings, who
below

nourisher.

from

From

called

universal father,they wish

mother

feeder,

to

to

Frya

may
own

take

what

the

warning.

The

will,place Wr-alda

that Wr-alda

that

you

happened

is called the

also to be called fathers

people. Now, everybodyknows

It

me.

and

of

Now

reason.

I will tell you

envy

that

so

Irtha

up

sorrow

their

at

not

if this is followed

that you

follow

did

That

Listen

folly comes.

enemies

gave

understand, figuratively

can

father

she

advantage ;

no

father,goes againstall

all this

whence
from

but

Wr-alda

nourisher,and

one
feeder,

that

speaking; but
because

fed

fruits

their children

find

would

that

sometimes

if Wr-alda

but

reallyis the

that,in short,Wr-alda

but you

all the

are

nourish

nurses,

the children

milk

is named

grain unless

or

know,

for the sustenance

him

beasts

who

Women

has

brings forth

and

men

You

once

provider,because

proceedsfrom

which

on

power.

give them

titlesWr-alda

she

guilty

not

but will at

little better.

universal

all,because

their breasts

that now,

here

came

are

say, you

It is true that Irtha

bear

not

forefathers

you

many

he is named

everythingcomes
the

what

is very

how

Staveren

at

FeAST.

speak about

not

read

whose

you

According to

idolatry.I will

mention

placehere.

the

229

FOLLOWERS.

kings

do not

of the

regulate

230

THET

welth,",nd

ne

warth, men
hed.

th5,t im

thach

Til

tha,t folk' fine

thfirof

kfim,

hfiradon

hjarahova leidon.

as-ra

luste,S,nd
twist

is thene

ffider fon sin

rjuchterovir

bS,s "nd

mitha

tham

tha

mit

tha

rum

thfira folkar

alsa

navt

den.

poppa

forsta ommegvngen,
Tha

lered.
skeldich

thfir et

fin

thS,t

ha,von

allfina thit

hja Frya

birS,wa

wiva

ther

jena

jefthaan

hS.von mitha

by jo

wiva

hja

hern

thM

Tha

hfita.

jengong
eremodar

wille, liweran

felo

vr

my

fvnden,tham

m",n

werthat

svnder

S-nd tha

ik

mot

by jo

berde

thi

jower m5,n hjaraselva

svme

wille,ther

miige, hja dvath alfin mitha


send

ind

tha

hja thjusedwfishM

modar

bern

byldon

hja inna

ombrocht

h"ve, Ifitath hja hjara selva

glor-rikanoma

Thfir

Ifiton

thfira drochtne

Werthat

lin

mei

that Frya
vrjettath,

ne

to S.nd leton

hja

Vmbe

Jk navt

folkar dvan,

hedon, th",t hja fede-

Frya wille.

fynden,
bered

an

brocht

as

welde, gvng

stit ",nd

glornQma r",w,4k

bikligja.

Wr.alda

wyd

gvngon

S.nd evin

hushaldne

hjara

dtoa

allena

al-6n.

skil-er thfir",k

fithla ",nd tha Twisklandar

ma.kja an

wiva

jower

navt

hja

glupte",nd

wilker

bugja nilde,warth

kfidne

mith

Jow

hushaldne

m",kja,thissa byldon

far

sk"t, tham

hja alsa ffilowiva,

kfim

tha

byldon

hS,voa

",nd hfira dedon

ovir

tha
hfite,

hja

hja seid,ja-hwederm^n

Th",

wesa.

stalla nfist tha


ther

tham

thene

namon

tlak h"von

alsa h^von

salt-4tha,tham

inna

in ovir

k"ningar et

",fter hjara d"ntne

cherka

vrlandiska

Forth

kiningar in

folk brocht

men
frya jefta,

hushalden,thfirvmbe

ma,nnum

Tha

tha

lithigaforsta

kemon,

tMt

machte,

mith

tvyspaltifternSi

kMchta

ther-vr

er

S.nd

tha

kvma

vplfiid. Fori

hja

in-om

As

dol

tins

FOLSTAR.

hja fvlherdjaby hjaraformSten-

wildon

fvldfin w6st

navt

ADELA

fadingthrvch

sin

thju hja to-ra

thet forma

hja

TH^RA

BOK

hja

hja

finismS-n.
fon

navt

hjara
nfi,ka

glornoma fon hjaranfista.

hjararselva

Ifitath frovva

hfita,

THE

the

BOOK

productivenessof the earth


by

sustenance

of the

means

in their arrogance.

the

tax upon

the

; and

that

people. With
they

Afterwards

they took

the

princesand

as

free

the tax

the

made

about

their

courts.

in the

households,

and

complaintswere

the

father (feeder)
of his household, therefore he

it,they

in

When,

same.

quarrelsand disputesarose

consequence,

they hired

they pleased,and

as.

did

gentry

persist

but imposed
gifts,

about

wives

their

objectthey were

thus raised

retained

many

they have

stillthey will

people,but

beginningwith

whom
foreignsoldiers,

smaller

231

FOLLOWERS.

In order to attain their

satisfied from

not
a

ADELA'S

OF

said every

is

man

and

master

the

ruled

men

their

over

to them

on

are

to consider

foro-et that
with

among

you

Wr-alda,

themselves

Frya

bore

there

are

women

who

Your

with

But

are

not

only

an

put

it is not

wives.

themselves
who

women

wish

they have

Because
mothers

of their honourable
upon

to

also

have

the

guiltyof stealing

wish

children without

with the honourable

same

in chains.

them.

equalsof Frya.

Yes, they

man.

the Eeremoeders

There

who

bow

not

intercourse

been

have

would

beside

complainof againstyour

to

they cannot put themselves


the

had

children, they call themselves

borne

and

men

put

statues

churches

who

or

do

accomplishedthat,

in the

follies from
men

also much

level with

these

of your

some

I have
titles,

killed

as

kings would

people,they had

those

the Twisklanders

learned

kings,and

erected

either

were

forefathers and

only that

of the

the

had

kings

idols,and

of the

statues

If there

the

and

made,

and
arbitrariness,

arose

households

be called fathers

of themselves

down

their

over

people. When

they should

the

it. Thus

judge over

shall be

but

they

having intercourse
desired

to rob

Frya

title (with whom

but they do
equality),

titlesof their fellow-creatures.

allow themselves

to be called

ladies,

232

THET

afsken

hja wSte

hereth.

Ak

to

burch

Sne

ii6m

th",t

jy navt

skilun

navt

skilun thgr

kvma, hja
willens
skina

skilun

skildech
skilun

Wr.alda, hja
nimman
in op
thre

ore

thusand

mei, w^ra

hju

jy thruch

th",t

thi

waxdom

send.

vrf^th

fon

skilun

Frya
an

ut-a

b^tra

ne

hlaphringtr^th,men

ENDE

FON

lot

an

ne

Men

vrlSte,

S,nd holum
thit

jy

th^r

jo vrdema, jow
hja

rysa,

hjara famna

Jow

kvme.

biwysa

grSvum

"nd

j6rvrhllpensend

S.ad

skil mS,n

Th"n

mgi.

fon ut wald

jow ",fterkvmande

j^va,alsa

wertha, hja

wei
sliga,

bilywa,hjaskilun

an

an

bisjane

bvwe

thfir au

sfijath.KSratli

feterath

burch

nSne

skil-er ILwet
en

ne

tuchtrode

mith

bigripahw^nat

afskfin jy tha fUmna


thach

hSta,vntankes

thS,t

of navt

ther

thSr

skilun
ne

sine

skil tid ther

et ende

sterik thlit min

",fterkvmanda

hSta

forsta wiva

to

werthe, thach jy vrjettaththi,t nyd

wither, sa

ne

alsa

alle w^nath

Jy

hdrth,

S-nd th",t elk kwad

klywet

allena

thjusen6me

mangfirt

nene

betre

r^wa

FOLSTAE.

ADELA

hja hjaratoghaterfemna

IStath

hja wete, th"-t

THl"RA

BOK

skilun

anhropa, tha

miige, bifare th"t Jol


thM

skil ^rist bera

as

ifter thisse "w.

RIKAS

BR^F.

twee
In bet H. S. ontbreken
eindigdeliet sohriivenvan Beeden.
zonder
ontbreekt
meer.
de
Maar
er
twijfel
bladzijdenvolgens
paginatuur.
bet volhet volgende wijataan, dat de aanvang
De afgebroken aanhef van
van
den
ook de aanduiding van
gende gescbriftverloren gegaan is en daarmede
die
of
kleinzoon
Beeden
kan
des Bcbrijvers, een
oaam
zoon
van
geweest zijn.
*

Hier

234

THET

thervmbe
Adel

wil ik that forma


thene

were

heth-er

th",t-er to

"nd

hi

skriva.

Adel

swarte

vr

thrvch

Bi

Friso.

tvintich

altid

in-t

heth

jer were,

fardel

thera

^gon wi

thene

frjund

is-t kvmea

th^ra

th",t sin tit

fallen was,

t4t

wild-er

evin

fou-t asta

that

^nd

him

hy

sin

god

folk

6ra

",nd 6ra
rika

thera

thS,tnavt

hape, ".nd

rade m"n

nimmar

ma,ra

tha

S,nd hi

strykte tha S,rma,mith

hi

rika
alle

sekum

ovir elika

Askar

lik-er immer

16nge,

st

hede-n

hel

grkt

hSten

sin

forstan,s^
thach

in

wisdom

Bi-n

sken

jeta

men

that-er
fon

sin

swarter

en

ut

alle wrdum

stifta.

Tha
Tha

dvan

vp

w^re

makja.

lersta warth-et
w6i

k^mon

6rost

kemon

blyde

to

ne

he-

dumde

helpe

Kening

that

forstande,hwSrwr
macht
Sne

m",n

nene

glade tonge,
Tha

fvnden.

hi

hede-r

Hi

alle

ther

knapa

kvma

a.nd

spulmith,

sfl,men^rlik,that aid S.nd

jong

frejandejef hja machte

mith

to

hi-t alsa fere brocht


rika

d4ja,men

krefta.

jerlikis
vppet k^mp
In-t

sin

by sjugun irthfet

S,k sina

ne

S.rg

keningar

hede.

hfir is sine sSle

sin

Tht

his

hwam

6nhlite hed-er

st^t,hja skoldon

to tha

dva.

sin

ne

Fon

jer kening wfire, nedsekte

ther skiu-orloch
men

as

w^ron

th",t-er alles

spr^ken warth,
spera.

warth,

t61 wer,

Alsa

Hi
rjuchtpet".rja.

bistek

4skte, th6r-er

wer-i

rika w"ron

tha

kvma

klywed, thS,
tha

as

fon thfire acht of kSmon.

hja h6l-hud-is

fon

redne

sStel

tham-his

rika nildon
to

middel

skrik.

bihalda,lik

ambt

rika,

",gum sach.

nSi tha

vppa

plegath. Tha

blipallet

nw

knd

"rma

Eiskar

th",t tha

njvdane

tha-s

Thrvch

sjan.

omme

m",ked

Tha

",rma.

hjara jeld,thervmbe
vs

Tha

enmel

vnrjuchta thinga thrvch

nei

jiiged

St",veren

sin tat

s6d-er,plegath ^noch

to

sin

f^ren.

Tha-er

is.

Swarte

to

ovir alle stata

Asega-askar k^ren

wgre, askte

FOLSTAR,

lered, S,fternei heth-er

forth heth-er

Quwer

er

AUELA

fjurdekening "fter

Texland

to

",nd
Ifired,

th"t

TH^RA

BOK

to

hSde, let-er werskola

barane

5-nd

seidon, that

BOOK

THE

ADELA's

OF

therefore I will first write about


the fourth

was

first at

As

old

soon

the poor.

of their

the

father

so

to

and

he

glad

oppressed the

Askar,

he

as

that

so
intellect,

about, but
had

his

for

to come

year,

once

year

it became

such

When

he

to

had

ask

habit
if

brought

military schools.

and
his

The

that

rich

poor,

King

this

had

He

wisdom.

tongue,
he

When

take

came

part

point, he

complained

sham

it,but

young

had

in the

men

have

to

talked

was

the young

they might
it to

talk of

smooth

hair.

old and

with

high, and

feet

trouble with

some

up,

the

height.

the camp

to

to do.

more

all that

tain
re-

rose

displaymuch

obliged all

he

first he had

sides

than

blacker

was

fio-ht. At

all

his

as

countenance

handsome

to

in all his wishes.


seven

was

When

used

flattered

understood

he

It

assembly
no

the

he became

people

the

and

in his actions he did not

soul

king

remarkable

as

that

he wished

was

always called,was

was

strengthwas

state

rich

means

him.

the East

of

there

time

that

From

by

care

to

up

all the

out

part of

the

of the rich.

kings of

get

take

then

this,so

to

Asega-Asker.

of this kind

looked

assistance he succeeded

whose

been

suffer

were

skins.

the

well,as
not

equality. He

but

father

twenty-

was

of wrong

to

terror

succeeded,and

the rich

He

the

died

and

clear

ought

we

afterwards

took

always

he

his

rich would

elected

By arguments

us.

his office as

his

.him

far that

The

he

studied

he

youth

When

rich,he said,do enough

wealth, therefore

his father

whole

had

his

Adel

Black

Adel.

Staveren, and

at

Asker

friend of the poor

carried

by

then

became

The

look up

poor

his

he

as

In

all the states.

through

years

black

after Friso.

and

Texland,

travelled
four

king

235

FOLLOWERS,

last

at

from
in

it.

established
that

their

236

THET

hjara bern
melde-t

ne

navt, men

halden

warth,

lilud.

Tha

him

vpsach,

hjud

thS,t lesa "nd

Ik

n-il

brocht,"nd
wither

navt

hja

spreka vr

land ut

hS,von

Il^misdSga send

hja

hjara salt-athnm

al

kjasane twisk-et

"fterw6i-n

hwip

enoch

S,nd

swik
wi

to

h6nt^rane, then

thene

ISga

skryva mith-et

raoton
ner

wi

thene

Slavona

thvradon

ofned

Tha-s

nach

Gola

rfi,weth.
S,nd

rest

vs

thus

to

wi

fry

skryva

that

f^r-

hja invppa

mith

swerd

S,nd

S,nd skild to bfirane ".nd tha

wSpne

skil

ik

mith

my

jower helpa

meieath

Gola

then

Tartara

ut

en

mel

rjucht,hrypon
epen

far

tha
ne

vs

ut

dva.

vppa

nither-

fjeldum

vsa

drjupth.
dreven, alsa

thSr nSn

Fryas erv

milsta

tha

wndum

alhwenne
fon

m^ra

vppa

hjara

th"t

forth gvnga,

navt

tha

kn"pa

fyand

hjaramvla

twyspalt

",nd tha

blod,

wi thermith

send.

in

dela

14nda

vsa

thahwila
",rger,

S.nd

stede

hjara helpar ",nd salt-athum

fon

HS,von

lesa

hja

alle

bogath

Willath

spele,moton

Tha

fjand werpa.

",nd in

allena

brotharum

juk jef sw^rd.

letane

min

wil

sudarlanda

kvmen,

knS,pa th"t

helmet

vmb

Skelda

tha

lichta vrlgta.

plega, send

vrbruda

vsa

overa

to

spSr spela. Send


stor

mith

mot

kvndou

Jeta

skena

nawet
an

herde

sa,

ne

dryva.

vsa

tha

nei

n",del",sa

bfira fon

bilywa,alsa ^gon
meide

al

alda

twyspaltinovir

ne

petS,radevr

bigrip

svme

fiir ind

ketha

neisgyrichnSi

^thla, ik

vsa

burchf^mna

to-t

S,nd

hondis

"nd

Modera

",nd

n.S,v ther

nw

skriva tha f^mna

tha

kS,lta ",nd

kvmen

alrek

Th"

min

tha

skin-orloch

m^nong sedsa,ind

tyda hwervp thrvch

hS,von

warth,

l^ra,ik

forther,n^i

seid-er

kwad

nfin

yndera

sega,

ik mine

Askar

bS.rana,thkt hjara

to

noch

skryva

bithinga 16ta.

acht

mena

lerade.

ne

vpstal stonda,
kvmen

to my

hir wil

seith,thach

vp

skryva navt

vppen

gvng-er

16sa nach

FOLSTAE.

thSr kirt S.fter wither

as

rika sind

nen
knfi,pa

ADELA

l^sa nach

n^n

nw

TH^RA

BOK

to

Gola

vrdryvane

",iid tha

rika

lie

bed
Thjustosprfike

THE

children

paid
sham

longer learned

no

attention

no

fight

aloud

hoys do
but

rich have

assembly

decide.

he
curiosity,

said

leave

to

maagden

and

forefathers

our

by

the

some,

last,to put
chattered
all

come

about

to be

will

we

playing

of

games

playwith

to

helmet

record

the defeat

have

once

till there
out

of

of

the blood

fields with
we

shield and

and

to

help, I will attack the

your

their

soldiers have

yoke

are

their

no

more

shouted,and

and

we

The

Gauls,Slaves,or
That

is

carry

then, with

Gauls

must

Tartars

must
pletely
com-

then

may

soldiers upon

we

we

instead

to

their wounds.

then

to

men

are

big enough

are

helpers and

the rich did not

When

enemy.

enemy,

If

young

their weapons,

use

Frya's inheritance.

time

time

us

wrestling,they

that flows from

expelledthe

our

and

already

sword.

or

seized

for

remains

or

spear.

boys

the

our

first

at this very

Even

swinging and

prepared,and

vaunted

and

came

free,it behoves

and

so

unable, either

It therefore

sword

speak ill of

to

disputesinto

the Gauls

we

the

while they talked


still,

and

to remain

and

with

idea,

in the times

introduced
were

carry

general

him

my

wish

not

country.

Scheldt.

let the

to

their

nothing ;

regarded

reading and writing alone for

to leave

learn

I do

Worse

to.

that

me

spoke

writing at present to

only say that

brothers

whether

all

According

useless customs

the

over

choose

of

mothers

end

an

degenerate

wish

further

beautiful southern

our

our

they

people.

the

Askar

and

I answered

opinion,and

my

Burgtmaagden

country, which

throne

write.

While

I will

write.

complain to

to

reading and

wise

and

mounted

come

declare

now

read

w^en
shortly afterwards,

learn to read and

not

I will

ought

held, he

237

FOLLOWERS.

to

it; but

to

was

The

ADELA'S

OF

BOOK

our

When

follow it up
to be driven

right, the majority

dare to open

their

mouths.

238

er

THET

sekur to fara

dwendis

liwel in twintich

macht

makja leta, hweran

imman

ton

tha

hwSr

rika

fon

Britanja

Skots

hja

bannane,

thSr

hinna

vnder-et

boga

S,nd

flintum.

th^r

Mi

weld

hola

thera

And

ik min

m6t

fon tha

6wet

Krekalanda

vnhiiglikatidum
"nd
en

fon Finda
die

h4pe

ther

et folk

melt

heth.

nestled

h^inda

hS,von

fon

tha

sterke sted mith

tha

fere

walla had

ak

alsa

to tha

hja

tk

to

th6r

fon

svme

hja rawed

thSr

thfir

forst^n

th^ra

hja fon

to werth-

folk resta

I6ta,

Tha

h^inda

herath, men

sunt

S,fterkvmanda

Krekalanda

Trojana
hivon

god

alle

woden

stre "nd

tha lersta kemon

Tr6je. Trdje

w6ron,

ind

al-

Thi

send

skriva.

allSna

fon

h"vath

tuk.

thS,t Skotse

th^r

fon
nitherset,

Tha, tha

nw

Krekalanda

ra

tinl6num

tha S-fter-kvmanda

Vmbe

to fara

vs

kSmon,

jeta ysera wSpne,

svme

tellingvr

h8,von

fon-ut-a

Skepon

Mong

6ne

Britne

herthis-hornum

bergum.

hS.ve.

urven

north-ende

dSl ut

vrlandis

s",dum

sjan

is, thfir sit en

ora

tinl6na

fon

send

mos-

sproten, vr-a

tyd

fon

bibot,

skil ni",n

Golum, hjarawepne

pintum

K"ltanafolgar h".vath

ande,

mith

ut-a

thera

husa

warth

An-t

bled

Fryas

ut

have, is hjara 6nge sk"t.

hjara Sthlum

is.

kr^nboga

n^de, alsa

haga bergum

jeftha fon

spryta mith

inna

bil6v
navt

uthl"pen

by gradum

wiva

Hjara

hemath

hk

fljuchte. Ther

send

midle

thfira

dabhele

stolen

6ne

Kiltana-folgar,vr-et

ut

skoldon

hja

S,fterw6i

s-

fiuishludende.

weron

g"-t bitalja. Hjud

m^radel

vrlandiska

gadur

alle

mS,n

n^ne

thS.t fvl mith

folk,vr-et

lielte send,
"nd

sin

al th"t

vppa

fon

that-er

swfira

ofskriftum

tha

skipmanna,

ther

hwand
Ifiten,

vrskriva

S.iid thi

h6uda

fS,stigja.Thera

kvn

folstar.

d6i "wSron

selvare

bifel-er tha

f^rstevrene

adela

"nd

forsonnen

fon there

Afternei

rntvix

BOK

heth

fon

to tha

fine stede

innomth

Lyda
lersta

hfiten,

S,nd Vrho-

hfiinda Krfikalandum
mith

tid

"nd

burgum bvwed, Rome,

flitfine
that is

240

THET

Iieten.

Eum,
thrvch

lest

Th^

thS,t den

",nd weld

Tha,t folk thS,t anda


et

dSl

mara

send
Findas
send
h^von

w6i

Lyda

slavona,men

as

thissa

minniska

swarte

vrf"rvet.

Thit

folk

al-et

4nd

tham

fon

Gola

tha

rik allena

navt

welda

",nd

folk bastered

fon

Th"t

sjan.

ne

wille

Fphonysjar Mis-seljaofnomen,
ward,
that

heth

nei north
thera

Rome

k"mpath

Grola

tha

is

Gola.

Ak

heme

Keren

KS,lta

herde.

S,nd

Askar
f^mna

was

"nd

in

br6nd.

halja, th",t hja

often mith

vmbe

tha

Gola

As-er

thernei

wither

kem

jef

mith

kvmen

ysere

helma

ther

tha

biirch wither

ha.

thfira Golum

"nd

kvmen

hiidum

mith

f4ken

thdr

",nd

to

vrj^ganeut

hi

tha

",nd

forsta

stela

wol

lintie.

mith

tha
him

Keren"k.
S,nd

boga.

flojadonstroma

B'hoiiysiar,
Cartliagers.

er

fon

atskip sloten,",nd

",nd kirt a.fter

burch,

stilnesse hed-er

forstum

forbonden

manna

alle

jef an

f^mna

famna

fori tobirede

selva

andliksta

tha

stjiirarkeiuon

west, an

svme

bif^la

thS,t Berchland

ovir

Vsa

sellade

mith

wildon

fyanskip thera

twist

is kSthen

thgr

is fine stenen

tba
KS,ltana-folgar

tha

thrvch

thdr tha vreste

was

hi sin

Gola

hjara gold togadur brocht.

al

Thervmbe

thfira

faithe "nd
morth

ther

was

fon

et sudard^l

thusanda

burch,

hwanath

heme,

sud-

landa, ther

sind

vrleden

th^re

vppa

jefthaKerenS-k

",fterkvmande
was

Kirt

tha

Fonysjar prestera,

tha

d^na
vrjS.geth,

seten

that

hja

miigon

hja

hivon

forma

lidsa,",k

h"von

Brittanjabrit.

irtha,ne

wr

dan", alle

northward

allerwSikes

Golum

Keren",k

Alsa

knd

westward

Britanja,S,nd

was

Lyda

thfir wyva

vntucht

ora

tham

fon

levath
Forth
masterskipfon tha Middelse.
Eoma
an
fjandskipwith tha Fonysjar,",nd hjara

presterather-et

an

folk

Th"t

fon

ind

vmb-et

olan

ora

Frj'asblod

tha

thrvch

Fhonysjar

Tha

his blod.

is f9,r-

hemth,

kvmen.
fon

selva

mS-ked.

master

Middelse

send

folk,hja

lS,nd

ele

there

Fhonysja

thS,t folk him

heth

tMt

sudside

FOLSTAR.

ADELA

was,

fon

".nd fon

blod

ther

brun

fon

bastred

en

TII^RA

BOK

wig-

Orloch
blod

by

THE

BOOK

Spacious. When

OF

this

force made

themselves

people who

live

Sea, come
the

blood

them

the

brown.

These

The

Phoenicians

the sole

sight of the
Marseilles

in North

of

the

of

to

back

fighting men
with

with

often

Gauls

the

there

again

iron

him,

he

helmets

and

soon

Phonsiar

are

bear

sume
as-

the

south, the

tain
part of BriPhoenician
have

sought

ago the chief of


citadel,which is called
issued

he

likewise

was

(chosen corner),
or
belong to Kalta.
of Kaltana's

nac,
Kerefore
There-

followers

country with
there

came

and

and

drive

to

time

preparedhides

maidens

the

the

away

mountain

them,

with

enmity

again. Thus through the


the Gaul's, hatred and quarrelling

and

people

terranean
Medi-

the Phoenicians

corner, whence
All their gold

did

citadel

the

they paid for


often gone
with
the

short

is the

from

are

the

over

thousands

Heme

the maidens

sea

Eomans

southern

of the descendants

ever

the

lyingto

in the

citadel which

have

Our

Keeren

spread

come

took

whom

Gauls.

the

maidens

enmity

came

race

world, cannot

countries

Gauls,of

to

stone

to

himself

the

they

established

was

wished

had

First

Britain.

collected there.

which

of

all the

is the

his commands

sword.

cians
Phoeni-

live at
moreover,
their priests,
who wish

and

(Karnac), that

the

The

bastard

supremacy

north, as well as the


they have always driven

Gauls

is

the

the

and

Kerenac

and

people

government

then

that
priests,

the

Mediterranean

Phoenicia.
a

and
The

land.

Komans,
;

Gauls.

"

west, and

refuge

whole

are
Carthaginians)

or

Sea.

"

the

side of the

part from

constantly struggling for


with

people by craft

Frya, Finda, and Lyda. The Lyda people


as
slaves,but by the unchastityof the women
people have degeneratedthe other people and

these black

dyed

the

of

there

were

south

241

FOLLOWERS.

of

masters

the

on

done,

was

for the most

(Puniers

ADELA

had

and

to

get wool,

linen.

secretlymade

Askar
ship
friend-

princes,and

some

out

of

Kerenac.

gave
and

to

the

blood

lire and

When

he

princes and

the

steel bows.
was

Carthaginians.

bound

War

had

streaming down

242

THET

tha

thSra bergum
hellinga

liim

Th"t

",nd thene

vreste

ped hede, hed-er

ut-a

grate hera-rave

S.nd

Afternei

skfipa ",nd
tobek

him

hja

machte

jok,

borgum
eldra

hild

as

ra

distik les

krejon

wepne.

Tha
alle

boppa

orloch

hyr,

hi

faaa

mith

"nd

thSr

fS,m bad
skolde

Askar

burch

nei

nachtis
ti[als,*
alle markum

folk moston
skolde

Hi

Tha

storeste

seide

hi

thju

that

sekur

w6sa

bilywa, men-t

sina

hoya,

ind

in-t

h6ndtera

tham

Fonysjar

thera

lifwere et

ryda

sinum

bigS,na kv.

mith.

trow

sina

ther

fon

was

allera

hja

selva

hjara

glorrikad^dum

ther
s^

vr,

allerlSja
long

sunt

machte.

Stavjawas

jeta 6ne
Hjra

grate hrop fon

knd

binna

bvwfala
burch-

ESintja

was

Thjus

ut.

bithing,that

EMntja

hju r^isa

Sjan

snode

wished

Stavjawither vpbvwa
gvng

wilde

landa.

noma

hira

hjra helpe vnder


hede, gvng

hja

Tw-isk tha

4nd

ISte.

mith

Askar

As-er

thrim

Wralda

him

famna

thes deis kSthe

alle meidum.

sa

hered,

ne

that

sina

over

seten.

navt

thermSte,

"nd

formitha

en

to forbonden

owers

berchfolk

newet

far

alle

hvndred

sex

skolde

famna

gvng

hju hede hja

hi

ther

lofte fon

berch

utgvng vmb

16ter

gold!
k",m-

Gola

tha

to

him

burch

thSr

vppa

Slanda

til

over-ne

svme

tha

warth

weren,

in-t

orloch

an

Ivkt mith

jeven

nydich

vrhomelde

there

mith

nam

stjurarstoltlike sek"mpar hete,hedon

ora

brensa

ho

Grolum

Thus

Denamarkar

wrdon

jef hja

hi

fon Askar

ringe navt

al sine

birawane

to

th"t tha

hi

thera

twa

thS,t Skotse

to

that kans

hin S.nd

brocht-i tomet

fon

knelpum

mSnde

fjuwertichskepum

but.

nam-er

steda

kem

Askar

Tha

Saxanamarkiim

hwanath

S,nd

skepum,

FOLSTAB.

hi with tha salt-",thum th^ra Golum

folk w^rmith

ISten.

ADELA

del.

mith

tol"kte,
gvng-er

X6reni,k

er

TH^RA

BOK

hju
seide

thrvch

thongar tohropa leta th"t allet Fryas


frjundawertha, lik sustar "nd brothar tamed,
Findas

folk

kvma

S,ad

ra

alle fon

irtha

N6i
vrdilligja.
thongar weron
Fryas sjvgun wi\kfamkes
hja anda dr^me forskinnen,sjvgun nachta after ekkorum.

Hulij,Hulstein.

THE

the

slopes of

favourable
and

the

ADELA's

OF

BOOK

mountains.

When

opportunity occurred,he

took

Kerenac

and

the

243

FOLLOWERS.

Askar
with

went

he

"

left to the
for

could

After that

he took

his

reach.

hundred
with

Gauls.

ships,from which
plunder all the Phoenician

forth and

forty ships

Gauls, with all his


diers
fought against the sol-

he
peoplewith whom
of the Gauls,he had enticed out of the
by promises of much
booty and plunder.

stations

chief of the

gold. The

was

thought

of

When

Thus

two

used

he

islands for

later

shipsand

he returned

nothing
to

sally
that

towns

brought nearly six

the finest

him.

He

that

he

Saxenmarken

he

said

be

might

faithful to him

but

bodyguard
riding and in

that

sure

this

the

the

of

use

parents would
He

untrue.

was

his court, where

at

youths of the Scotch mountaineers


that they had been given him as hostages,

they had

all kinds

of

remain
them

kept

as

daily lessons
The

arms.

in

D0n-

markers, who

proudly considered themselves sea-warriors


above
all the other
heard
of the
sea-people,no sooner
gloriousdeeds of Askar, than they became jealousof him
to such a degree,that they would
the sea
bring war over
and over
his lands.
See here,then, how
he was
able to
avoid a war.
Among the ruins of the destroyedcitadel of
Stavia

there

with

few

still established

was

maidens.

Her

for her wisdom.

famed

Askar,
citadel

on

of

name

that

he

Stavia.

When

this,Eeintjawent with three


She
travelled by night, and
in all the

markets
had

said,
Frya's people
she

and

come

sweep

the

thunder

her

in

had

his

by

Frya's

dream

seven

Hals

was

rebuild the

made

thunder

speeches

face

of the

all

the

united

people
earth.

watch-maidens

succession.

is Holstein.

Wr-alda,

that
and

do

to

(Holstein).

Hals

Finda's

nights in

seven

to

friends,

off the

she

himself

by day she

become

them

bound

maidens

sisters,otherwise

and

brothers

her

must

afterwards

in all the assemblies.

and

told

Burgtmaagd,

offered her assistance to

should
he

clever

Reintja,and

was

This maid

condition

as

would

After

appeared
They

to

had

244

THET

THI:RA

BOK

ADELA

FQLSTAR.

swabbert

Hja hSde seith boppa Fr3'as landum


juk

";nd kSdne

werpa

Fryas berh jefthafolk hfita.

Forth

"nd

stonda

hja thS,t

hjara tonoma

navt

dva,

ne

jo bikyvja vr

knd

Thit

dvme

folk, thS,t

brosta
alle

hju

DanS.

se.

vmbe

that

h"we.

"jn

Tha

merthe

n6n

tha

tha

thrvch

N^i

utk6,tha.
thSre

Eene

selva

as

S.nd

hja

to honk.

Moder

tha

Eene

kening

Askar

ofwinna.
tha Tartarum

By

overa

tha
a,nd

weron,

seid

wither

As

that

hja

Skelda

tha
that

Twisklandar

Magjara

binna

send

heteu
onhlite
fon

tha

Tartara

slachte

th",t

hja

alti ut

Saxnamarka

kem

i,nd
nimtarta

tweres

th"t

selva

hju allingen
hede

hju hjara

mochton
th",n

men

as

fry

mosten

folgarut Fryas
skolde

fl,nd tliur that


f61o

vs

dwarelt.

omme

dfide,sa

gvngga

Balda

thet

Findas

Gola

sand

althus

fon

hja

kvma,

knd

".nd

hede,

m",nniska

^ftera

hju

Hals

bannene

tha Twisklandar

gvngga

j^gja.

sudarlandum

om

utjS,n",nd

m"uniska

franka
ovir

By

fon

vmbe

al

ijen hjara

hin, allerweikes

j6r

twam

fon

tha

Twisklanda

bern

and

heten

hju

gvng

MS,gyara

alles hwat

sit "nd

del

en

sygath

vndigerh^d,

nei

algadur

wille,men

Forth

ora

britne

Twisklandar

fretho

strydande.

s6nd

hjara

alingen thene

immer

mest

blod

"nd

Hlith-hawar,

Twisklanda

vmbe

hera

vrwi'ocht

selva

t^g
tha

hja

Tartara

thrvch

benda

jowre Sthlajo

kening

endracht

send

tha

havon

althus

to

inna

wyva

rawed.

hjara

",nd

Hlithhawar

folk th"t

Hjara

klimdon

hja hjara fyanda

Tha

Nillath

thSra

lavadon

hju by

gvng

todyan

was,

to

Askar

nei

dryva.

skinna

lefhSd

jo

Eeintja thene

manniska

othera
bodon

m",mma

ThS,

an.

tha

thrvch

wenth

fiil dwSshed
tha

alle vp-

vrlandaska

tha

skilun

ThS,n

wekja

seide "nd

erv

hjara selva

moton

frytraleta,til thju thiit

",nd

jowre gr^va.

sa

",nd

hja slavona

alsa skilun

kvma

an

Fryas

kreja,alsa skilun

misbruka

inna

fon

folk

Findas

et

hjara halsa
bern

alle folkar ther ut

moton

wei

send

Frya sproten
allena

Th^rvmbe

omme.

mith

ramp

hjra
land

tjoda plega fon

glupt,men

ak

fiil send

THE

said, Disaster
chains

hovers

therefore

inheritance.

round

ill-treat yominto

your

and

graves.
to

Magyars,

From

so

Lithauers

own

race,

been

have

wives
Tartars

are

the Twisklanders

of

Finda's

because

they

the

Saxsenmarken,

two

years

said

and
but

then

that

they might

they must

out of

Frya's south

Askar

would

Among
and

go

over

over

go

lands.
the

the Twisklanders

Magyars

have

the
and

enemy's face.
of

return

If

crept in,

and

and

win

bad customs
but

beyond

other

landers
Twisk-

Rhine

for

likewise

true

After
home.

mother,
people ;

drive the Gauls

they did that,then

Scheldt
many

the

free and

the Rhine

peace,

thing.

same

herself out
as

named

will be at

along

came

The

thus

proceeded on

repeat the

our

Their

Tartars.
are

never

She

she gave

the Twisklanders

Among

to

Baltic

people

crossing through the

passed, she

had

from
race,

provoke people to fight.


always

sent

in the Twisklanden.

but

in order

the

the

(Face-hewers),

banished

stolen

mostly

branch

along

strike at their

about

folly,

to

agreement, she

herself

fugitivesand

wander

the acts

claspedtheir

to the Lithauers

they always
are

accustomed

to,an

went

she went

fathers
fore-

Reintjahad brought

When

and

will

cowardice

your

the mothers

the others

Askar,

who

much

the'

streams

your

stupid people who, by

said,and

and

called because

The

by

she

there

reproach

alreadyso

Frya's

foreign chiefs

and

to their bosoms.

Sea.

the

you,
The

only

bring

spiritsof

children

to

will

that,you

shall the

all that

messengers

of

peopleout

Then

were

of Holstein

and

till the blood

believed

king

do

from

sprung

flogthem

thoughtlessness.

of the

have

j^oke and

Frya's people. They

necks, and

your

children and

appear
and

will not

with

their surnames,

drive Finda's

If you

slave-chains

with

Frya's children,or

all rise np

must

land

people who

do away

245

FOLLOWERS.

Frya's

over

all the

Frya'sIjlood must
call themselves

ADELa'S

OF

BOOK

back

her

King

the

land.

of the Tartars
many

of

our

246

THET

fon

thSr

sSdum

vsa

TH^lRA

BOK

ADELA

bilewen.

thrvch

Th^r

th6r tha bern ISra ind

f",mna

FOLSTAR.

h"vath

lijajeta

jeva,

Bit-an-

tha alda r6d

fang wSron

tha

thrvch

allerwSikes

to
hja Eeintjanydich, men
hjam folgath a.nd thjanjathS,nd

hw6r-et

"ud

nette

Alsa

Juttar

ant

wegum

nygath

tha

bodon

"nd

th6r

by

w"r

j6f Askar
hive
bi

thes

machte.

sunt

^k

is

inna

bvwad,

thju Moder

et

lingen k6m
fdmna

there burch

6ne

allena

tochte, Ifik

fine

to my

it my

Thervmbe

forsonnen, ther

vs

vsa

Middel

in-t

fly jeftha wera,

pS,da mei

n"ka.

s", fiil is

wither

vpebvwed.

navt,

most.

to

In vppa

mS,n

allfina

thjusburch

vnwar-

wrdon

tha
fon

m",n

Prontlik

far

sfimne

Sjan hyr ho

Krylwald biasten

vrjeven

lind

thfir S,fternei vr

it kwadlik

wi

is

men

ogtins kvn
ThS, ik

to ",nd

gvng

",nd

hivon

thSr

nSi Pront-

nydich

Nachtis

to, that

vntydis

Men

Hals.

skul.

alle b"ta

klathar.

S,nd

glandere hape sjan.


vmb

ene

drochten

tjoda

utk^thon, Askar

drywen,

thogunsta
Fre-

St^veren

Prontlik

murk-i-t

as

Juttar

mith

wrochtne

navt

birja.

fl^te ut

bideja kvste.
send.

freja

tha

thfir nachtis

th6r

d^de

burch

Rfiintjakfimon

gen

trvch

kvmenj'S-nd gvng

bodon

th6r

ut-ere

his

mosten

to

wrdon

w"rth

ne

Texland

afgodie. Askar

nfii

gold

Askar

Stavia

allerw6ikes

sand

Askar

hwand

th^r

scherke

thju

al to bek

R6intja was

syrhedum

S.fterthat Askar

w8,rth

was,

that

sekur,thju burch

an

f^mna

Frethogunsta fir nitherbuwgade.

mith

lik

Kirt

st",lth mith

biwerath

er

sin-

skip,wfirmith

bodon

Magy,

6nen

vrbrud.

16ng

lykanda byldon
Ak

fon

ho

k"ning his toghter Frethogunsta to sin wif


Frethogunsta kern en j^r l^ter to StS.veren,

bostigjath
scherke

mith

Thissa

utebyld.

was

hjara folgar wSre

weron

Th"t

golden skild,hwervppa

en

d3,nte kunstalik

Hals.

fvl l^den

was

bodon

hi bistonda

k"ning fon

gvngon,

bogath,

fornom

Eeintja hjra bodon


sand

weron,

n6i tha

hju

were.

fon

Askar

ringen

tha

n^dlik

lestawS,rth

min

stS,t

ene

lest

wi to gvn-

Ljvwerde
thrvch

hfid ik sunt

leith

dwarl-

16nge

248

jonga wakar
alle
sa
vr

spoka, witte
Askar
S.nd

wenth

th"t

tbjustrenacht

bia

m",nnisk

th^t-er

thu

honda

buta

mina

Nei

that

Askar
forbondeh

markar

that neth

lejavrlandiska
that
navt

nimma
and

jong

folk

werka,

ne

Men

moste.

bilywa. Sjan hyr


61e

6ne

Thjus flate

telikhed,ther
folk there

flate wnnen,

alle fon

skeneste

bilywane

",ud

tha

vmbe

skepum
MS,u

mith
of

vppa

tochte

Fon

wrdon

purpera

there

halden

to

m"nniska

et

eta

w6ron

tha

vppa

sMvona

his

wille

Enis

hedon

fon

",nd

ora

to

kos-

ThS,t wraka
wal

set, men

most

ra

vmbe

vppet

weta

hja

MiddelsS.

uta

kldthar

as

wrdon
An-t

slavona
land
an

Fly

w".rth 4k

ther vppa
thrvch

S.;nd drinka

fjel-

"fterw6gane

rojande.

sex

nil-

navt

swartste

hjara

aller-

thfir thrvch

Sejeue an

Th",t

svnder

stalt weron,
thS.t

brochton

Phonisja kemon.

tha benka

tha

kem

thach

",jenWralda

is.

hju

D^na-

ora

lersta wel

kvstraf

Ifidliksta ind

delath,men

straf delath.

tha

61 al

folk wa,rtli halden.


Tha

bodel

hi to

wSrath.

rawa

16ra,nach

ho straffe kvmen

thianja.

tha

just

was

flate wS,rth bisuda

thS,t stora

halden

Men

Thervmbe

to iSden

was

that

thit

red.

Sjen Fryas

s^mine

sa

alsemina

aller-

GrSnegS.

ne

",nd tha

Hja

ambacht

ngn

mend'e

buta

navt

b^red.

to honk.

dwarl-

Askar

and

nS,rne

hja

tha

"nd

th^r afternfii

that

f^ra

an-

Bi-ne

MS,gjaravnder

Juttar

gvngou

Dena-

burch

thrvcb

Tha

tha

hja

tha

friichda

sk"ta

in

stata

wrdon

mith

was,

gode

nene

sina

tha

tbgre

thvrade.

ne

ne

alsa

nSi

huled, sa

hede, let-i

ovir
stat

f^mna

kl^thar

lik

al

patSrade

bS,ta dva.

vsa

hjara f^mna

rum

al

manna

dk

vs

dw6,sliede to sin bata

S,k to

tha

h6de, "nd
bi

wast

uldermankes,

nv

kvma

mS,ra

and

dum

mith

thrvch

lejanoma

ik

in wttta

pS,daspokka

wi

brocht

dS,n4 gongen

nSn

wildon

Nv

S,nd "k

wyva

al thissa

hSde

Askar

grinsan

ene

S.nd

wyva

FOLSTAR.

halden.

danatli

tli"t felo

wyd kvmen,

ADELA

THERA

staid,thfir alle

m",nniska

ora

markar.

don

BOK

THET

tha

to

bord
w"rth

hjara

iska
vrland-

bukpiu

felth.

vrjoveu w^re,

THE

established
and
a

garrisonof

all other

kept away

pitch among

the Denmarkers.

One
and

dark

let the

Askar

Magyars

just

for

to take

; but

and

fleet that

whole

laden

This fleet was

were
were

put ashore south of

kept

to

serve

their

without
too.

six

In the

rowers.

Of

of

died

of

who

all

colic.

It

the

no

obliged

and

ment
punish-

in

which

the

the

kept

were

divided
in

thought

Sea.

the
the

fleet

strong people

handsomest

The

other valuables

peopleof

Seine,but

placed

the

togethertaken

Fly the plunderwas

was

to

learn

Mediterranean

weak

The

were

all

home,

was

is the way

the

knowing it,they

those

nected
con-

good

would

Therefore

ashore,and the ugly and black

ship as

so

real

no

last he

at

so

had

slaves.

as

become

men

purplecloths

with

Phoenicia.

from

came

out

came

turned

not

foreigntreasures

This

it.

They

came.

all kinds

altogethercontraryto Wr-al-

was

follow

to

punishment

any

free,he

hands
under

produced
of

there

go

Denmarkers, they

young

fields

that

his

had

Frya's counsel.

to

sure

was

it

the

reason

in the

work

slaves

da's wish

that

dare

states

the

all sorts

They brought

trades,nor

that

but

roving together;

them.

and

citadel,

serving-maids dressed

Askar

that

After

same.

the

to

state,they were

my

follies

the

do

to

had

his

just like

of all these

nobody

through

men,

even

gnomes,

use

their

he

to such

come

and

Maagden

that

the Jutlanders

with
went

the

with

and, except in

was

wished

thought

travel

it

and

made
we

brought

they went

anywhere.

away

had

Askar,

all hated

women,

women,

alongthe path, so

of names,

the

night

When

more.

and

Askar

afterwards

in white

many

advantage,and

own

who

men

people. Now

ghosts,white

249

FOLLOWERS.

young

that

us,

talked about

for his

ADELA's

OF

BOOK

were
on

tained
re-

board

divided,but,

punishment
foreignships

that the

food
T

and

250

TH^RA

BOK

TIIET

-w"rtli alles ovir bord

th^rvmbe

bukpin

binna.

marka,

mith
kS,d

there

nei

hju

fon

Wi

bil^won

thervmbe

ovir

fon tha

wi

my

th6r

meld,

th"t

sina statum

ifternei

et

Askar

fon

n^i thfire

th",t vvla
Hi

stonda.
selva

Twisklandar

Eene,

bern

that-i

thSr

w6i, hja heton

hedon

hja hjara

hja fon-et
hawar,

Frank

alsa

mith

selva

iiigovir

selva

h4von

wiva

hSinde

h^de

thene

hulpe

sin folk

fon

hjara selva

tha

Thissa

sa

Tha

folkar

hjara selva Thjoth-his svna,

his

svna,

weron

hja

nimmer

k",nnna

nilde,

la

keren

was

k"ning

enen
as

vppa

thene

there

m"nniska
ner

hjara
men

rafina

ervlik

tham
that

ora

an

him
k"nhim

is folk-

bilSwen, n^idam

forste

jenge

Hlit-

Th",t

k",ningheten, tham

hSde.

Frya

tha

weron,

to

wiva
hS.von

heton

paladon, heton

hja

noma

Letar

famna

sud-

svnder

hja fry

vrbruda

nene

el f6r ut-et

bihalden.

that

eroste

mS,kad

tha

ommedwarelde,

vmbe

navt

Emong

hja jeta

nach

tham
acht.

by

master
m"na

Askar

"

hjara
hi

AUemanna.

nome

ne

hede, men

r"vath, evin

hjara

navt

skoldon

ommedwarelde.

folk

Twisk-

lyne

hja

kem

jSven, th^

bannane

mira

Franka,

folk

ThS.

tha forstum

ene

folkar,thSr

Th",t 6ne

slS,vona

selva

twfi.

ut

inbrochte.

hede.

hera

swarte

miinniska

mith

an

d^ja,that

hjaraselva

as

hja

men

thlit

folk,

selva

h6ton.

walda

nilde

navt

h^rde, heth

h6ta, lik Eeintja biboden

asten

tha

folk

f6lo minniska

fri wrden

tha

lind

skrywane, men

frya

vvla slavona

kemon

ne

Ho

famna

mS.ra

leton

ne

kvma,

ne

to

ora

Askar

men

navt

weron

Twisklandar

tha

er

tha

basterde

vr

nilde

Fryas

vrjet th^rbi

inna

fon

hulpen heth, as

navt

alingen

stjurarfor

GrenegS,

ik navt

thusandmel

pest far god wyken was,


landar

fon

his

bukpin fry.

bukpin weirapth heth, net


Prontlik

Askar

pala

vsa

"nd

Skfinland

n6i

tham

S.nd

minniska

ner

hju

Balda-se,mith

tha

Britanja.

god

nen

for

tha Juttar

reste^

jeftha god kSm, kem ak


brochten
hju ovir hjara

Saxmanna

Tha

bukpin

Men

jompth.

sla,vona

allerweikes,hwer

",nd

FOLSTAE.

APELA

bi-

wilhede

drink

the

slaves

the

or

brought
Baltic

remained

colic

took

men

it

Sea,
We

either the

people or

and

therefore

carried off

were

lik,who

heard

that Askar

free-men

the

pest had

free

came

on

than

would

as

Reintjahad

Allemannen.
had

they

in

exiles
the

the

slave

far

south-east,and

They

had

Frank, who, by
had

himself

The

people

his

sons

"

the

is,

to
sons

king, or prince,or

general consent

in

they

there

themselves

this

when

name

wandering

stole

wandered

the

of

the
never

master

in

over

king

his

people. They
except

those

general assembly.

was

had

people.
Thioth-

themselves

would

the

because

not

first

their

degenerate maidens,

called

him

about

their

as

from

women

Franks,
of

name

they

free, because
any

on

he

that

Twisklanders.

were

hereditary king

nearest

Frya'schildren,

Lithauers,but they kept

help of

made

that

and

themselves

the

become

degeneraterace.

given themselves

tribe, that

free, but

were

When

put himself

not

called

them,

me

times

in.

forgot then

the

the

Pront-

told

had

call themselves

Later

people

many

who

not

forests.

allow

not

the Twisklanders

Among

among

to

thousand

that vile

he

taken

maidens,

would

but

the

boundaries,

our

to call themselves

neighbourhood,called
they

Askar

of

tell ; but

the

did

other

was

How

Twisklanders

them,

people like
The

name.

Jutlanders

brought dirtyslaves

hair.

women

no

over

it.

Saxsen-

coasts

it

I cannot

princesof

the

offered

from

came

come

from

but

Rhine,

tribes who

two

were

the

of his states

out

he had

black

had

himself

The

mariners

this disease

suffer them

He

The

too.

came

along

to

the

Wherever

same.

free from

ceased,the

to the

not

goods

helped

with
equality

an

One

the

by

overboard,

people of GrenegS, did

the

it afterwards

had

more

and

remained

we

thrown

marches.

Askar's

with

and

the

their

Schoonland

it to

all

there it

to

over

251

FOLLOWERS.

was

all

goods came,

Britain.

and

it

poisoned, so

were

but

ADELA's

OF

BOOK

THE

had

mained
re-

acknowledge
chosen

Askar

by
had

252

al fon

to

that-er

sina
Moder

^k

his

Alrik

m6ne.

Tha

'hi jefhim

Saxmanna

mith

sjvgun fon hjara svnum


trow.

To

ovire

Eene

navt

vuder

alles

an

lande

nv

ther

men

sina
was

",nd Askar

weron,

hja fensen

hwa

dryster as
hja

fara

to

Stfi.veren den
k",se vrleren
lawa

hede.
hede

with

thervmbe

navt

".nd

sk"ikton

jonga

tbcr

mS-nniska

ra

Forana

sSidon

Skelda,

Ijucht"nd
niston

M^gjara jeta
hinna.

stS,n
rikar

hja

nilde.

Askar

as

that Askar
et

fon

Forth

hja by

hjaravrbruda

tham

[ITetoverigeontbreekt.J

ra

By

hede, 16ton

folk

hjam helpa kvste, "nd


tham

navt

forath hSde.

Gola, thrvchdam

anbidda

tha hemnissa

gvng,

hi S,fternSi utwixlath

his folk mith

burch

bern

th^re

Gola

landa

nilde,that Wodin

vpbrochtenin

Tha

bura

tha

lip

ring fljuchtaas hja kvmen

tha

Afternei

Franka

god

to

berade, hlipon
vsa

mi,n

ThSrthrvch

syde

",nd
jeta grfi,ter

bvwa

him

hja
to

navt

ovir

thSra

sin kvmste

alsa warth

to fS,ra tha

cherka

6re

selva fath.

wrde

hede, "nd

hwer

6ne

alsa

moston

th",t-et alles

Thawila

Egmvda

fon

tha

thit alles

m6nde

storosta

thrija

men

stonda.

ne

nfiva,

horg hjarar

to

k"ning

thene

h^ge Gol, th6r Askar

fori "nnen

senda

gvngen,

tha

anna

long

man

Hja

vppa.sinhod.

th6r

k^rou

his

Askar

moston

bifela navt

was

forsta thera

forsta

Tha

nei St4veren

skepa

seid-er

thSra

tys. Askar

mith

Thit

skotse S,nda hvndred

skolde,nildon

Alrikis

seid-er

tha

were

alles nSi winsk

was

fara

tha

Alrik

lifwSra.

to

Ak

sjugun etmelde
thrija

",nd nSi

hvndred

tw6n

spreka.
kfimon

manlik

mit

masterskip.

Golum

hertoga ut.

to-ra

kjasavmbe

sin folk

hja skolde

ovir-et

hjam

stald-i

Nw

weron.

mith-a

to ekkorum

Twislandar

hja

twista

forsta

Twisklandar

tha

that

seid-er

forsta

FOLSTAR.

h^rtogafon

enen

were

skoldon

kvndon
-were

skolde

ang

otherum

faitha

fiandskipind

filra,
hja

ADELA

that

fornommen,
Reiiitja

alti in

mest

UntUA

BOK

THET

gvngon
hildon

to

thju
navt

that

hja
S.nd

lere. Weron

THE

BOOK

alreadylearned

from

almost

were

to

them

his

he

said,he

themselves

also the

He

opinion of

afraid that

with

they

the mother.

duke.

as

greatest Saksmannen

to

people,

would

quarrel
also that

twenty-one days

nephew.

hundred

one

him

as

of the

bodyguard.

to send
princes were
twenty-one of their
hostagesfor their fidelity. Thus far all had gone

The

his wishes

but

when

they

Rhine, the king of the Franks

would

to

Thereupon all

command.

all

thought that
on

of his

already aware
to flee

had

prisoner. The

taken

he

taken, so
this
over

the lands

formerlythe
larger and
Staveren.
battle

on, the

of

richer

whom

than

taken

had

that

them.

went

about

Near

himself

was

they had
noble Gaul

While

the

Askar

all

audaciously

Egmuda,

Askar

that

guard.

had

where

church

built

had

at

lost the

people did

not

lieve
be-

could

help them, and therefore they would

They

went

about

they kept and brought up


doctrines.

[Here

with

which

againstthe Gauls, because

abominable

ships
they were

stood,they built

They said afterwards

pray to him.

for

who

his

whom

exchanged

Magyars

Forana

and

know

the-

Alrik's

their

on

come,

did not

ing
accord-

Askar,
with

as

over

go

there

were

neighbours.

our

citadel

that Wodin
not

Gauls

people had

going

was

and

he had

afterwards

was

Askar's

whom

Scheldt; but

coming,

sons

be under

not

well, landed

on

quicklyas

as

to

were

confusion.

was

going

was

side of the

the other

He

said,

princes of

the

Askar's

was

with

go

his

This, he

after

and

proposed

said

Then

Alrik
Scotch

hundred

two

He

Gauls.

the

princes

He

from

duke

and
together,

came

Alrik

him

gave

other.

each

choose

was

speak

the Twisklanders

they chose

the Twisklander

for the supremacy.

princescould

was

with

war

they should

that

among

at

253

FOLLOWERS.

Eeintjathat

always

because,as

ADELA's

OF

the

Were

stealing
young
in the

there

children,

mysteries of their

people who

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