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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

II. 3. Poem about Magnús lagabœtir (Mlag) - 3

2.1: Poem about Magnús lagabœtir — Anon MlagII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Poem about Magnús lagabœtir’ 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. 809-11.

stanzas:  1   2   3 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: A. [2]. Et arvekvad om kong Magnús lagabøter, omkr. 1300. (AII, 136-7, BII, 146)

SkP info: II, 811

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3 — Anon Mlag 3II

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Poem about Magnús lagabœtir 3’ 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, p. 811.

Hlýða skalt til afreksóðar,
Eiríkr konungr; giptu meiri
öllum bíð þú, ágætr stillir,
jarðráðöndum fremðardáða.
Stóra mærð átt, vísi, at virða
völdugs grams; at heyrnar skjöldum
rjóðöndum flytk rausnarkvæði
rimmu skóðs með hætti góðum.

 

King Eiríkr, you must listen to the poem of splendour; renowned ruler, may you receive more good luck in outstanding deeds than all [other] land-rulers. Lord, you shall appraise the great praise of the powerful prince; I recite a poem of glory with a fine verse-form toward {the shields of hearing} [EARS] {of the reddeners {of battle’s dangerous tool}}. [WEAPON > WARRIORS]

notes: [1-2]: These ll. recall ESk Geisl 8/1-2VII.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: A. [2]. Et arvekvad om kong Magnús lagabøter 3 (AII, 137; BII, 146-7); Skald II, 78, NN §3275; Småstykker 1-16, 290-1.

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Holm papp 76 folx (76x) 8v, 22 - 8v, 29  image  
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