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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

III. 4. Stanzas from the Third Grammatical Treatise (TGT) - 38

2.2: Stanzas from the Third Grammatical Treatise — Anon (TGT)III

Tarrin Wills 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Stanzas from the Third Grammatical Treatise’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 536.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38 

cross-references:  21 = Anon (TGT) 17III 

SkP info: III, 561

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35 — Anon (TGT) 35III

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Cite as: Tarrin Wills (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from the Third Grammatical Treatise 35’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 561.

Framm þraukuðu fákar
fjórir senn und henni;
þó gat þeim in háva
þrymgǫll hlaðit ǫllum.

 

Four horses lumbered forward at the same time under it; however, the tall noise-shriek [bell] managed to fell them all.

context: Cited as an example of onomatopoeia (‘omotopeion’), which is defined as follows (TGT 1927, 81): Omotopeion er nafn gǫrt af hljóðiOnomatopoeia is a a noun made from sound’.

texts: TGT 106, Gramm 108

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [5]. Andre religiøse vers og herhen hørende digtbrudstykker 2 (AI, 627; BI, 635); Skald I, 308, NN §2563; SnE 1818, 330, SnE 1848, 196, SnE 1848-87, II, 172-3, 423, III, 150, TGT 1884, 29, 109, 226, TGT 1927, 81, 106-7.

sources

AM 748 I b 4° (A) 7v, 2 - 7v, 3 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 109, 18 - 109, 18 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 761 a 4°x (761ax) 93v, 2 - 93v, 5 (Skáldatal)  image  
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