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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

I. 7. Lausavísa from Óláfs saga helga (ÓH) - 1

not in Skj

2.2: Lausavísa from Óláfs saga helga — Anon (ÓH)I

Diana Whaley 2012, ‘ Anonymous, Lausavísa from Óláfs saga helga’ 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. 1087. <> (accessed 26 May 2022)


SkP info: I, 1087

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1 — Anon (ÓH) 1I

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Cite as: Diana Whaley (ed.) 2012, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísa from Óláfs saga helga 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. 1087.

Ôleifr knýr und ôrum
orðsnjallr Visund norðan;
brýtr annarr gramr úti
unnheim dreka sunnan.

Orðsnjallr Ôleifr knýr Visund norðan und ôrum; annarr gramr brýtr {unnheim} dreka sunnan úti.

The word-sharp Óláfr [Haraldsson] propels Visundr (‘Bison’) from the north using oars; another monarch cleaves {the wave-world} [SEA] with a dragon-ship from the south, out at sea.

texts: Flat 533, ÓH 95 (92), ÓHHkr 89 (II 89), Hkr 290 (II 89)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte om historiske personer og begivenheder [XI]: [7]. Lausavísur 4 (AI, 425; BI, 395); Skald I, 195; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 348, IV, 141, ÍF 27, 268-9, Hkr 1991, II, 448 (ÓHHkr ch. 144); ÓH 1941, I, 423 (ch. 134), Flat 1860-8, II, 275.


AM 36 folx (Kx) 404v, 11 - 404v, 14 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 18 folx (papp18x) 143r, 2 - 143r, 3 (Hkr)  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 50v, 26 - 50v, 27 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 365va, 14 - 365va, 17 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 194v, 6 - 194v, 9 (ÓH)  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 180, 7 - 180, 8 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 68 fol (68) 48v, 18 - 48v, 18 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 44vb, 23 - 44vb, 25 (ÓH)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 111ra, 24 - 111ra, 25 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 75 c fol (75c) 29v, 18 - 29v, 18 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 56vb, 9 - 56vb, 11 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 29v, 36 - 29v, 37 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 180rb, 11 - 180rb, 13 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 114va, 56 - 114va, 58 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 137r, 29 - 137r, 29 (ÓH)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 310r, 4 - 310r, 7  image  
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