Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VII. Sólarljóð (Sól) - 83

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Sólarljóð (‘Song of the Sun’) — Anon SólVII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Sólarljóð’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 287-357.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [6]. Sólarljóð, digt fra det 12. årh. (AI, 628-40, BI, 635-48)

SkP info: VII, 306-7

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17 — Anon Sól 17VII

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Cite as: Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 17’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 306-7.

Á sik þau trúðu        ok þóttuz ein vera
        allri þjóð yfir,
en þó leiz
        þeira hagr
        annan veg almátkum guði.

Þau trúðu á sik ok þóttuz vera ein yfir allri þjóð, en þó leiz hagr þeira annan veg almátkum guði.

They trusted in themselves and thought that they alone were above all people, but yet their condition seemed quite different to almighty God.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [6]. Sólarljóð 17 (AI, 630; BI, 638); Skald I, 310, NN §2147B; Bugge 1867, 360, Falk 1914, 7, Björn M. Ólsen 1915, 9, Fidjestøl 1979, 62, Njörður Njarðvík 1991, 55, Njörður Njarðvík 1993, 23, 102.

sources

AM 166 b 8°x (166bx) 46r, 12 - 46r, 14  image  
Holm papp 15 8°x (papp15x) 2v - 2v  
AM 738 4°x (738x) 80v, 28 - 80v, 31  image  image  image  
AM 167 b 6 8°x (167b 6x) 2r, 17 - 2r, 20  image  
Lbs 214 4°x (214x) 149v - 149v  image  
Lbs 1441 4°x (1441x) 582 - 582  
BLAdd 10575 IIx (10575x) 3r - 3v  transcr.  
Lbs 2797 4°x (2797x) 232 - 232  
NKS 1109 folx (1109x) 486 - 486 (Sól)  image  
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