Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. 2. Gátur (Gát) - 4

not in Skj

2.4: Gátur (‘Riddles’) — Anon GátIII

Hannah Burrows 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Gátur’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 631.

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for reference only:  4x 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. [b]. Andre gåder (AII, 228-9, BII, 247)

in texts: LaufE

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 631. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 3. Anonymous Poems, 2. Gátur, 1 [Vol. 3, 632] — Anon Gát 1III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Ek sá fljúga
fugla marga :
aldrtjón Ellu,
eggdauða menn,
ben bílskorna,
buðlung Dana,
þjónostumey,
þunga báru.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. [b]. Andre gåder 1 (AII, 228; BII, 247-8); fornyrðislag; ed. HB; group: H; mss: 167b 3x, 625, 743x, xx; texts: LaufE 201(406)
 
2 Vol. 3. Anonymous Poems, 2. Gátur, 2 [Vol. 3, 634] — Anon Gát 2III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Enn sák fljúga
ǫðru sinni :
skorinn línskauta
ok skip Þráins,
járn ór afli,
útleidda sál,
konu kjǫtnefnda
fyr kvið neðan.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. [b]. Andre gåder 2 (AII, 228; BII, 248); fornyrðislag; ed. HB; group: H; mss: 167b 3x, 625, 743x; texts: LaufE 202(406)
 
3 Vol. 3. Anonymous Poems, 2. Gátur, 3 [Vol. 3, 635] — Anon Gát 3III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Þá sák fljúga
þriðja sinni :
silki saumat
ok sænska menn,
Gunnlaugs bana
ok goða brenni,
kú kollótta,
ok kvíslatré,
gnúp gildligan.
Get hvat þeir heita.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. [b]. Andre gåder 3 (AII, 228-9; BII, 248); fornyrðislag; ed. HB; group: H; mss: 167b 3x, 625, 743x; texts: LaufE 203(406-7)
 
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