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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

III. 2. Stanzas from the Fourth Grammatical Treatise (FoGT) - 47

2.3: Stanzas from the Fourth Grammatical Treatise — Anon (FoGT)III

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘ Anonymous, Stanzas from the Fourth 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. 570. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=2933> (accessed 8 December 2021)

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   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 3. Vers af den 4. grt. afhandling (AII, 214-19, BII, 231-6); stanzas (if different): 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25

SkP info: III, 574

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2 — Anon (FoGT) 2III

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from the Fourth Grammatical Treatise 2’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 574.

Fingr vann eigi eingan
eins með vatni hreinu
guðs á virðum víða
vinning að því sinni.

Fingr eins guðs vann víða að því sinni eigi eingan vinning á virðum með hreinu vatni.

The finger of the one God gained widely at that time not no [= great] advantage for men with pure water.

texts: FoGT 4, Gramm 129

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: [C]. D. Religiøse og moraliserende vers af den 4. grammatiske afhandling 1 (AII, 163; BII, 180); Skald II, 94; SnE 1848-87, II, 192-3, III, 153-4, FoGT 1884, 121, 241, FoGT 2004, 32, 60, 87-8, FoGT 2014, 4-5, 55.

sources

AM 242 fol (W) 111, 28 - 111, 28 (FoGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 761 a 4°x (761ax) 89r, 1 - 89r, 4 (Skáldatal)  image  
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