Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

II. 2. Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar (HSig) - 9

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2.2: Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar — Anon (HSig)II

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar’ 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. 815-23.

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SkP info: II, 820-1

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7 — Anon (HSig) 7II

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar 7’ 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. 820-1.

Stór taka fjǫll at f*alla;
ferr sótt of kyn dróttar;
eyðisk friðr, en fœðisk
fjandhugr meðal landa.
Vesa munk yðr, sem ǫðrum,
angrljóðasǫm, þjóðum
— ylgr nemr suðr at svelgja
sveita — Urðr of heitin;
sveita Urðr of heitin.

Stór fjǫll taka at f*alla; sótt ferr of kyn dróttar; friðr eyðisk, en fjandhugr fœðisk meðal landa. Munk yðr, sem ǫðrum þjóðum, vesa of heitin angrljóðasǫm Urðr; ylgr nemr at svelgja sveita suðr; Urðr sveita of heitin.

Large mountains begin to fall; pestilence spreads throughout mankind; peace is destroyed, and enmity is born between nations. To you, as to other people, I shall be known as the Urðr <norn> filled with sorrowful songs; the she-wolf begins to swallow blood in the south; be known as the Urðr <norn> of blood.

texts: Hem 4

editions: Skj Anonyme digte om historiske personer og begivenheder [XI]: [8]. Drömme- og varselsvers 9 (AI, 430; BI, 400); Skald I, 198; Hb 1892-6, 337-8, Fellows Jensen 1962, 45 (Hem).

sources

AM 544 4° (Hb) 69r, 33 - 69r, 35 (Hem)  image  image  
AM 326 b 4°x (326bx) 31v, 4 - 31v, 12 (Hem)  transcr.  
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