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 Vol. 2. Eiríkr, Lausavísa, 1 [Vol. 2, 612-13] — Eir Lv 1II

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Bœir ro brendir,
en búendr ræntir,
(svá hefr Sveinn hagat)
sex í morgin;
gerði hann eim
œrinn þeira;
leigir þar kol

Skj: Eirekr: Lausavísa (AI, 528-9; BI, 509); fornyrðislag; ed. JJ; group: A2; mss: Flat; texts: Flat 687, Orkn 41
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