Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

I. 6. Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa (Styrb) - 3

not in Skj

2.2: Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa — Anon (Styrb)I

Matthew Townend 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1076.

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Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 1076. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

1 — Anon (Styrb) 1I

Cite as: Matthew Townend (ed.) 2012, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa 1’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1076.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hildr stendr hverjan myrgin
hjaldrs und rauðum skildi:
nú hafa sigmeyjar settan
sverðleik Dǫnum harðan;
eiguð vifa (vægi)
(vill) Baldrs fǫður illan
(Óðinn) Hǫðr sem allir
óljósan (val kjósa).

texts: Styrb 1, Flat 476

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [X]: Tillæg [5]. ‘Finngálkn í Jómsborg’ (AI, 186-7; BI, 176); Skald I, 94, NN §529; Fms 5, 246-7, Fms 12, 115, Flat 1860-8, II, 71 (Styrb).

sources

GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 87rb, 4 - 87rb, 4 (Flat)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 501r, 2 - 501r, 9  image  
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