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Steinarr (Steinarr)

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

Poem about a woman (Woman) - 1

Nothing is known about Steinarr (Steinarr) beyond the citation of a half-stanza fragment in Skm (SnE). In SnE mss and A he is referred to as Steinn but that is probably merely through confusion with Hallar-Steinn, some of whose stanzas appear immediately before this helmingr within the same group of citations. Finnur Jónsson (Skj, with a query) refers Steinarr to the eleventh century but there do not seem to be linguistic or other grounds for any certainty on this point.

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.

stanzas:  1 

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

in texts: LaufE, Skm, SnE

SkP info: III, 384

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1. A - 10v/11-10v/12 (VEÞ)
Mæns hafa milldrar syn[...] mivkstallz logit | allir sia hǫfvmz vællti stoð ṿæ̣⸌sti⸍lltan strꜹmfylgs at [...]ꜹ́mar .
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