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Anon Sól 48VII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 48’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 329.

Anonymous PoemsSólarljóð
474849

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Virði þat ok viti        inn virki guð,
        sá er skóp hauðr ok himin,
hversu munaðarlausir        margir fara,
        þótt við skylda skili.

Inn virki guð, sá er skóp hauðr ok himin, virði þat ok viti: hversu margir fara munaðarlausir, þótt við skylda skili.
 
‘May the precious God, who created earth and heaven, value and know that, how many journey loveless, though they part from their kin.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII], G [6]. Sólarljóð 48: AI, 635, BI, 643, Skald I, 313; Bugge 1867, 365, Falk 1914, 19, Björn M. Ólsen 1915, 16, Fidjestøl 1979, 66, Njörður Njarðvík 1991, 78, Njörður Njarðvík 1993, 54, 124-5.

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