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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, 332

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52 — Anon Sól 52VII

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Cite as: Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 52’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 332.

Utan ok innan        þóttumz ek alla fara
        sigrheima sjau;
upp ok niðr
        leitaða ek æðra vegar,
        hvar mér væri greiðastar götur.

Ek þóttumz fara utan ok innan alla sjau sigrheima; upp ok niðr leitaða ek æðra vegar, hvar væri mér greiðastar götur.

It seemed to me that I travelled outside and inside all the seven victory-worlds; up and down I looked for better ways where the roads would be easiest for me.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [6]. Sólarljóð 52 (AI, 635-6; BI, 643-4); Skald I, 313; Bugge 1867, 365, Falk 1914, 20, Björn M. Ólsen 1915, 17, Fidjestøl 1979, 67, Njörður Njarðvík 1991, 81, Njörður Njarðvík 1993, 58, 128.

sources

AM 166 b 8°x (166bx) 47v, 4 - 47v, 6  image  
Holm papp 15 8°x (papp15x) 5v - 5v  
AM 738 4°x (738x) 82r, 34 - 82r, 38  image  image  image  
Lbs 214 4°x (214x) 151r - 151r  image  
Lbs 1441 4°x (1441x) 585 - 585  
BLAdd 10575 IIx (10575x) 7v - 7v  transcr.  
Lbs 2797 4°x (2797x) 235 - 235  
NKS 1109 folx (1109x) 494 - 494 (Sól)  image  
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