Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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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, 331-2

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51 — Anon Sól 51VII

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Cite as: Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 51’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 331-2.

Á norna stóli        sat ek níu daga;
        þaðan var ek á hest hafinn;
gýgjar sólir
        skinu grimmliga
        ór skýdrúpnis skýjum.

Ek sat níu daga á stóli norna; þaðan var ek hafinn á hest; sólir gýgjar skinu grimmliga ór skýjum skýdrúpnis.

I sat for nine days on the norns’ seat; from there I was lifted onto a horse; the ogress’s suns shone fiercely out of the cloud-lowerer’s clouds.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [6]. Sólarljóð 51 (AI, 635; BI, 643); Skald I, 313, NN §2564B; Bugge 1867, 365, Falk 1914, 20, Björn M. Ólsen 1915, 17, Fidjestøl 1979, 67, Njörður Njarðvík 1991, 80-1, Njörður Njarðvík 1993, 57, 126.

sources

AM 166 b 8°x (166bx) 47v, 2 - 47v, 4  image  
Holm papp 15 8°x (papp15x) 5r - 5v  
AM 738 4°x (738x) 82r, 31 - 82r, 34  image  image  image  
Lbs 214 4°x (214x) 151r - 151r  image  
Lbs 1441 4°x (1441x) 585 - 585  
BLAdd 10575 IIx (10575x) 7v - 7v  transcr.  
Lbs 2797 4°x (2797x) 235 - 235  
NKS 1109 folx (1109x) 494 - 494 (Sól)  image  
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