Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Eiríkr (Eir)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Judith Jesch;

Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

Skj info: Eirekr, Islænder, 12. årh. (AI, 528-9, BI, 509).

Skj poems:

Eiríkr is described in Orkn as an íslenzkr maðr ‘Icelander’ accompanying Sveinn Ásleifarson on a raiding voyage around Wales (ÍF 34, 179). Nothing more is known about him and this is the only surviving st. by him.

Lausavísa — Eir LvII

Judith Jesch 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Eiríkr, Lausavísa’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 612-13.


Skj: Eirekr: Lausavísa, o. 1140 (AI, 528-529, BI, 509); stanzas (if different): [v]

in texts: Flat, Orkn

SkP info: II, 612-13

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1. Flat - 138va/39-138va/40
ir eru brendir en buendr ræntir. Sva | hefir Sveinn hagat. vi. i morgin gerdi hann einum ærinn þeirra leigir þar kol leigu manni.
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