Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

II. 1. Lausavísa from Magnúss saga góða ok Haralds harðráða (MH) - 1

not in Skj

2.2: Lausavísa from Magnúss saga góða ok Haralds harðráða — Anon (MH)II

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Lausavísa from Magnúss saga góða ok Haralds harðráða’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 813-14.

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Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 813-14. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 (MH) 1II

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade and Diana Whaley (eds) 2009, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísa from Magnúss saga góða ok Haralds harðráða 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 813-14.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Nú fara heim í húmi
(her) kunn (fyr lǫg sunnan
daprar) veðrs með dauðan
dýr nenninn gram þenna;
ǫld hefr illa haldit,
esa stríðvana síðan,
hulit hafa hirðmenn skylja
hǫfuð þess's fremstr vas jǫfra.

texts: Flat 1036, H-Hr 123, MH 67

editions: Skj Anonyme digte om historiske personer og begivenheder [XI]: [7]. Lausavísur 5 (AI, 425; BI, 395); Skald I, 195-6, NN §§908, 1147, 2787; Fms 6, 236 (HSig ch. 41); Flat 1860-8, III, 334, Mork 1928-32, 147, Andersson and Gade 2000, 186, 475 (MH).

sources

AM 66 fol (H) 41r - 41r (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 29va - 29va (H-Hr)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 197rb, 43 - 197rb, 43 (Flat)  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 247r, 3 - 247r, 10  image  
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