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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Steinarr (Steinarr)

11th century; volume 3; ed. Russell Poole;

Poem about a woman (Woman) - 1

Skj info: Steinarr, Islænder, 11. årh.(?) (AI, 417, BI, 386).

Skj poems:
Af et digt om en kvinde

Poem about a woman — Steinarr WomanIII

Russell Poole 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Steinarr, Poem about a woman’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 384.


Skj: Steinarr: Af et digt om en kvinde (AI, 417, BI, 386); stanzas (if different): [v]

in texts: LaufE, Skm, SnE

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 384. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 3. Steinarr, Poem about a woman, 1 [Vol. 3, 384] — Steinarr Woman 1III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Mens hafa mildrar Synjar
(mjúkstalls) logit allir
(sjá hǫfumk veltistoð stiltan
straumtungls) at mér draumar.

Skj: Steinarr: Af et digt om en kvinde (AI, 417; BI, 386); dróttkvætt; ed. RGP; group: B; mss: A, C, R, Tx, W; texts: LaufE 130(379), Skm 208
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