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Einarr Gilsson (EGils)

14th century; volume 4; ed. Guðrún Nordal;

Vísur um Guðmund biskup (Guðv) - 17

Skj info: Einarr Gilsson, Isl. lagmand og skjald, 14. årh. (AII, 397-411, BII, 418-40).

Skj poems:
1. Et digt (drape?) om Guðmund Arason, biskop
2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason
3. Selkollu-vísur

Vísur um Guðmund biskup (‘Vísur about Guðmundr’) — EGils GuðvIV

Not published: do not cite (EGils GuðvIV)

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Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason (AII, 404-8, BII, 429-34)

in texts: GBpD

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 1 — EGils Guðv 1IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Frétt hefir ǫld, at sækir sótti
sóttalauss at vilja dróttins
klerkavalds ok ítrar orku
erkibyskup harðla merkan;
Guðmund frá ek at rægði reyndar,
reyndiz þat með flærð ok leyndum,
reitin þjóð við seggja sætti;
sætt urðu mál fyrða gætis.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 1 (AII, 404; BII, 429-30); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 56
 
2 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 2 — EGils Guðv 2IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Biðja frá ek um elda eyði
eyjar-band at sínum vanda
greiði vells at flytja fríðum
fríð Þorláki helgar tíðir;
"eigi skal, kvað meina mýgir,
mýgir tála ólǫg drýgja,
siðu styrkir sjá m<ó>ðu merkir
markar grands, á váru landi.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 2 (AII, 404; BII, 430); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 57
 
3 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 3 — EGils Guðv 3IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Klerka sendir meiðir mundar
mundar grjóts við hlyn til fundar,
vita skyldi þeir atferð Eldis
elda vess á Þorláksmessu;
gengu aptr ok sǫgðu, at syngi
sǫng ágætan bauga slǫngvir
ǫllum helgum stjǫrnu stillis
stilliliga með fremd ok snilli.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 3 (AII, 404-5; BII, 430); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 58
 
4 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 4 — EGils Guðv 4IV

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).

"Get ek at svá, kvað meiðir mæta,
mætr ætli þat vígslu gætir,
at Þorláki fái sem fullast
fulla dýrð í tíðum skýrða;
undrumz ei, þótt ljóst á landi
lands-hǫfðingjum fremri standi
mítru runnr við sæmd ok sanni
sanni prýddr, er oss gefz þannig."

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 4 (AII, 405; BII, 430); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 59
 
5 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 5 — EGils Guðv 5IV

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).

Guðmund spurði hringa hirðir,
hirð gleðjandi Fáfnis beðjum :
"hví æxlar þú virða vígslur
vígslu njótur lǫgum í móti?";
græðir svaraði þegna þýðum
þýðr byskupi rétt af prýði :
"hætti ek gǫrð á drottins dýrðir
dýrðar-snjalls of breytni alla.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 5 (AII, 405; BII, 430-1); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 60
 
6 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 6 — EGils Guðv 6IV

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).

Prestar veita mér á móti
mótigang ok þrætur strangar,
syngur enn með byskups banni
bannsett ferð í Jésú ranni,
þjóðin vígð er lǫmd af lýðum,
lýðrinn veit at mǫrg eru heitin,
flýti ek því, kvað sættir sveita
sveitum þekkr, at vígslum rekka.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 6 (AII, 405; BII, 431); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 61
 
7 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 7 — EGils Guðv 7IV

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).

Gjǫrði alt með einu orði,
orð skýra svá, drottinn forðum,
greindi síðan allvaldr anda
andar-gipta smíði vandat;
treysti ek rétt af magni mestu,
mest styrkir þat vella lesti,
himintungla er siklings sómi
sæmiligr, á þessi dæmi."

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 7 (AII, 405; BII, 431); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 62
 
8 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 8 — EGils Guðv 8IV

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).

Þórir frétti af stilling stýri
stýrilátan hafnar fýris :
"hvárt vígir þú bekki bauga
baugs leitǫndum marga veitir?";
mætr svaraði auða ýtir
ýta sætti harðla nýtum :
"eigi er greitt, kvað lýta lægir,
lægir víns, um sǫngva mína.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 8 (AII, 405-6; BII, 431); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 63
 
9 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 9 — EGils Guðv 9IV

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).

Engi fær með sínum sǫngum
sǫng heyrandi jarðar dreyra
helgat betr, en sólar sætra
sætr stjórnari, hringa gætir;
forðum veitti drottinn dýrðir
dýrðar-hress á skepnu þessi,
flotnum gjǫrði vín ór vatni,
vatn blessaði græðir skatna.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 9 (AII, 406; BII, 431-2); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 64
 
10 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 10 — EGils Guðv 10IV

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).

Jórdán varð, þá er skjǫldung skírði
skíran Jón, er hjálpar ljónum,
blessuð endr ok, geisla grundar,
grandalaus af helgum anda;
þessi dýrð hefir vǫtn at vísu
vísa drottins gǫrvǫll prísat,
finnaz þau, með sigri sǫnnum,
sǫnnust orð, til líknar mǫnnum.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 10 (AII, 406; BII, 432); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 65
 
11 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 11 — EGils Guðv 11IV

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).

Jafnan veit ek, en sjór nam sæta
sætum tír, er guð lét skíraz,
milli síðan enda allra
allheilaga Jórdán falla,
trúi ek enn at vǫtnin vinni
vinds ráðanda mǫrgu láði
ǫllu hjálp, en eigi spilli
auðs tínǫndum sǫngvar mínir.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 11 (AII, 406; BII, 432); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 66
 
12 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 12 — EGils Guðv 12IV

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).

Sagðar hefig, kvað bǫlva brigðir
brigðlunduðum erki-Þundi,
beini láðs sem vildar-vinnu
víns kastala íðnir mínar;
veitið mér af skýrleik skjótum
skjóta dygð, ef finnið ljótar
várar gǫrðir, frelsir fyrða
fyrðum þýðr, en ek skal hlýða."

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 12 (AII, 406-7; BII, 432); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 67
 
13 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 13 — EGils Guðv 13IV

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).

Byskup svaraði runni rǫskum
rǫskr blíðliga hyrjar víðis :
"dugnað hljóta grafþvengs Gautar
Gautalands af yðr í þrautum;
jarðar trúi ek at vísir virði,
virðum kunnr, ok leiðar sunnu
þína ást með bjǫrtum bænum,
bæn vinnandi miskunn sinni.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 13 (AII, 407; BII, 433); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 68
 
14 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 14 — EGils Guðv 14IV

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).

Hversu máttu, kvað lasta léttir
léttr, skýrliga undan stýra,
vígslu njótr, þá er sæfa sveitir
sveit pínandi virðar þínir?;
engi tekr ok slétt yfir slǫngvir
slungins gulls í tjǫrn at fullu,
reikna þat svá, at víst ei vǫkni,
vǫku réttliga, tála slǫkkvir."

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 14 (AII, 407; BII, 433); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 69
 
15 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 15 — EGils Guðv 15IV

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).

"Várir menn hafa særz at sǫnnu,
sǫnn veittuz ok lífspell mǫnnum,
bǫrðuz þeir fyr himna hirðis,
hirð léttanda, sǫnnum rétti;
lýða spýttu benjar blóði,
blóð synjaði andar þjóðum,
seggja flóði af hǫrðum hǫggum
hǫggvin ferð í sára dǫggu.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 15 (AII, 407; BII, 433); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 70
 
16 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 16 — EGils Guðv 16IV

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).

Treysti ek upp á himna hæstra
hæstráðanda krapt ok náðir,
verði oss ok þollum þessum
þessi laug at hreinsan bauga;
allir hafa með frægðum fullum
fulldrengila mínir gengit
meiðar, opt þó at fyrðar flýði,
flæðar báls at leiki stála."

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 16 (AII, 407; BII, 433); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 71
 
17 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup, 17 — EGils Guðv 17IV

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).

Dróttir vissu, at síðan sáttir
sátt náðandi skilduz báðir,
víða báru þjóðir þeira,
þeir byskupar, sæmd at meiri;
dynda mærð gat hjǫrva hirðir,
herra minn, at forsǫgn þinni
brǫgnum int, en fyrðar fregni
frægð Guðmundar sóma nægða.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 17 (AII, 407-8; BII, 434); hrynhent; ed. KW; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 72
 
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