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VII. Sólarljóð (Sól) - 83

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Sólarljóð (‘Song of the Sun’) — Anon SólVII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Sólarljóð’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 287-357.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [6]. Sólarljóð, digt fra det 12. årh. (AI, 628-40, BI, 635-48)

SkP info: VII, 323

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40 — Anon Sól 40VII

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Cite as: Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 40’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 323.

Sól ek sá        setta dreyrstöfum;
        mjök var ek þá ór heimi hallr;
máttug hon leiz
        á marga vegu
        frá því, sem fyrri var.

Ek sá sól, setta dreyrstöfum; ek var þá mjök hallr ór heimi; hon leiz máttug á marga vegu frá því, sem var fyrri.

I saw the sun, set with bloody staves; I was then forcefully tilting out of this world; it appeared mighty in many ways compared with how it was before.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [6]. Sólarljóð 40 (AI, 634; BI, 642); Skald I, 312; Bugge 1867, 363, Falk 1914, 19, Björn M. Ólsen 1915, 14, Fidjestøl 1979, 65, Njörður Njarðvík 1991, 70-1, Njörður Njarðvík 1993, 46, 118.

sources

AM 166 b 8°x (166bx) 47r, 6 - 47r, 7  image  
Holm papp 15 8°x (papp15x) 4v - 4v  
AM 738 4°x (738x) 81v, 32 - 81v, 35  image  image  image  
Lbs 214 4°x (214x) 150v - 150v  image  
Lbs 1441 4°x (1441x) 584 - 584  
BLAdd 10575 IIx (10575x) 6r - 6r  transcr.  
Lbs 2797 4°x (2797x) 234 - 234  
NKS 1109 folx (1109x) 491 - 491 (Sól)  image  
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