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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

I. 6. Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa (Styrb) - 3

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2.2: Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa — Anon (Styrb)I

Matthew Townend 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 1076.

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SkP info: I, 1079

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3 — Anon (Styrb) 3I

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Cite as: Matthew Townend (ed.) 2012, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa 3’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 1079.

Lætr eigi mik lýtir
liðbands, sás frið grandar,
— reiðr emk stála stýri —
Styrbjǫrn vesa kyrran.
Þat mun sáð of síðir
sigrnennum her kenna
— roðin eru leyfðra lofða
lindi* — sôr at binda.

Styrbjǫrn, {lýtir {liðbands}}, sás grandar frið, lætr mik eigi vesa kyrran; emk reiðr {stýri stála}. Þat sáð mun of síðir kenna sigrnennum her at binda sôr; lindi* leyfðra lofða eru roðin.

Styrbjǫrn, {the harmer {of the limb-band}} [RING > GENEROUS MAN], who damages peace, will not let me remain quiet; I am angry with {the wielder of steel weapons} [WARRIOR]. That seed will after a time teach the victory-minded army to bind [their] wounds; the spears of the praised men are reddened.

texts: Styrb 3, Flat 478

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [X]: Tillæg [6]. ‘En rødskægget mand’ (AI, 187; BI, 176); Skald I, 94, NN §§1853A, 2459; Fms 5, 249-50, Fms 12, 115, Flat 1860-8, II, 72 (Styrb).

sources

GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 87rb, 52 - 87rb, 52 (Flat)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 501v, 2 - 501v, 9  image  
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