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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Sólarljóð (Sól) - 83

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, 328

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47 — Anon Sól 47VII

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Cite as: Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 47’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 328.

Öllum lengri        var sú in eina nótt,
        er ek lá stirðr á stráum;
þat merkir þat,
        er guð mælti,
        at maðr er moldu samr.

Sú in eina nótt, er ek lá stirðr á stráum, var lengri öllum; þat merkir þat, er guð mælti, at maðr er moldu samr.

That one night, when I lay stiff on the straw, was longer than all; that demonstrates what God has spoken, that man is the same as earth.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [6]. Sólarljóð 47 (AI, 635; BI, 643); Skald I, 313, NN §2564C; Bugge 1867, 364, Falk 1914, 19, Björn M. Ólsen 1915, 16, Fidjestøl 1979, 66, Njörður Njarðvík 1991, 77-8, Njörður Njarðvík 1993, 53, 124.

sources

AM 166 b 8°x (166bx) 47r, 19 - 47r, 21  image  
Holm papp 15 8°x (papp15x) 5r - 5r  
AM 738 4°x (738x) 82r, 17 - 82r, 19  image  image  image  
Lbs 214 4°x (214x) 151r - 151r  image  
Lbs 1441 4°x (1441x) 585 - 585  
BLAdd 10575 IIx (10575x) 7r - 7r  transcr.  
Lbs 2797 4°x (2797x) 234 - 234  
NKS 1109 folx (1109x) 493 - 493 (Sól)  image  
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