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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

III. 3. Stanzas from Snorra Edda (SnE) - 18

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2.1: Stanzas from Snorra Edda — Anon (SnE)III

Kari Ellen Gade, Margaret Clunies Ross and Matthew Townend 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Stanzas from Snorra Edda’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 512.

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SkP info: III, 521

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10 — Anon (SnE) 10III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from Snorra Edda 10’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 521.

Ǫrgildi* vask (Eldis)
áls Fjǫrgynjar (mála)
dyggr (sé heiðr ok h*eggi)
hrynbeðs (áar steðja).

Vask dyggr {ǫrgildi* {hrynbeðs {áls Fjǫrgynjar}}}; heiðr sé ok {h*eggi {mála {Eldis {steðja áar}}}}.

I was faithful {to the generous giver {of the resounding bed {of the eel of Fjǫrgyn [= Jǫrð (jǫrð ‘earth’)]}}} [SERPENT > GOLD > GENEROUS MAN]; may honour also come {to the cherry-tree {of the speeches {of the Eldir <mythical servant> {of the anvil of the river}}}} [STONE > GIANT > GOLD > MAN].

texts: Skm 320, SnE 322

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [X]: III. B. Om kampe og mod 5 (AI, 184; BI, 174); Skald I, 93; SnE 1848-87, I, 476-7, II, 449, 593, III, 98, SnE 1931, 168, SnE 1998, I, 87.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 37r, 20 - 37r, 21 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 38v, 29 - 38v, 29 (SnE)  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 13r, 9 - 13r, 10 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 6v, 3 - 6v, 4 (SnE)  image  image  
AM 761 a 4°x (761ax) 95r, 2 - 95r, 5 (Skáldatal)  image  
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