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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Brúðkaupsvísur (Brúðv) - 33

Brúðkaupsvísur (‘Vísur about a Wedding’) — Anon BrúðvVII

Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Brúðkaupsvísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 527-53.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33 

SkP info: VII, 547

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25 — Anon Brúðv 25VII

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Cite as: Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Brúðkaupsvísur 25’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 547.

Byskup frietti brimlogs
því meginbrátt:
‘Hví ertu, hlynr, svá
hverforðr, góins láðs?’
Seggr liet eigi seinn
svara, því er spurt var:
‘Einglum er drós, dreingr,
dýrri, er eg gat fyrr’.

 

The bishop asked {{the surf-flame}} [GOLD > ?] about it very soon: ‘Why are you so fickle in words, {maple {of the land of the snake}}?’ [GOLD > MAN] The man was not slow in answering what was asked: ‘The lady whom I mentioned before, sir, is more precious than angels’.

notes: [1-2]: As Jón Helgason pointed out in his edn, the first two ll. of the st. are severely corrupted.

editions: Skj Not in Skj; ÍM II, 134.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 14v, 33 - 14v, 34  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 108v, 6 - 108v, 13  transcr.  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) 10, 15 - 10, 22  transcr.  
Lbs 2166 4°x (2166x) 10, 13 - 10, 20  transcr.  
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