Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gestumblindi (Gestumbl)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Heiðreks gátur (Heiðr) - 37

not in Skj

Heiðreks gátur (‘Riddles of Heiðrekr’) — Gestumbl HeiðrVIII (Heiðr)

Not published: do not cite (Gestumbl HeiðrVIII (Heiðr))

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. Heiðreks gátur, Gestumblindes gåder (AII, 221-8, BII, 240-7); stanzas (if different): 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VIII, p. 433. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

21 — Gestumbl Heiðr 21VIII (Heiðr 68)

Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 68 (Gestumblindi, Heiðreks gátur 21)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 433.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hverjar ro meyjar,
er ganga margar saman
at forvitni fǫður,
hadda bleika
hafa enar hvítfǫldnu
ok eigut þær varðir vera.
Heiðrekr konungr,
hygg þú at gátu.  (málaháttr)

texts: Heiðr 68 (60/52)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. Heiðreks gátur 20 (AII, 225; BII, 244); Skald II, 126, NN §115; FSN 1, 478, Heiðr 1873, 251, 340, Heiðr 1924, 72, 75, 132, FSGJ 2, 46, Heiðr 1960, 40; Edd. Min. 114.

sources

GKS 2845 4° (2845) 72r, 2 - 72r, 4 [1-6] (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 281 4°x (281x) 100r, 18 - 100r, 19 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
AM 597 b 4°x (597bx) 50v, 1 - 50v, 3 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 27r, 25 - 27v, 3 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
AM 203 folx (203x) 105v, 1 - 105v, 6 (Heiðr)  image  
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