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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Hugsvinnsmál (Hsv) - 151

Hugsvinnsmál (‘Sayings of the Wise-Minded One’) — Anon HsvVII

Tarrin Wills and Stefanie Gropper 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Hugsvinnsmál’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 358-449.

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   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56   57   58   59   60   61   62   63   64   65   66   67   68   69   70   71   72   73   74   75   76   77   78   79   80   81   82   83   84   85   86   87   88   89   90   91   92   93   94   95   96   97   98   99   100   101   102   103   104   105   106   107   108   109   110   111   112   113   114   115   116   117   118   119   120   121   122   123   124   125   126   127   128   129   130   131   132   133   134   135   136   137   138   139   140   141   142   143   144   145   146   147   148   149 

for reference only:  56x   65x 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: [C. E/5]. Hugsvinnsmál, Isl. oversættelse af Catonis Disticha. (AII, 167-97, BII, 185-210); stanzas (if different): 51/1-3, 67/1-3 | 52 | 53/4-6 | 53/1-3, 51/4-6 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | 66 | 67 | 69 | 70 | 71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78/1-3 | 78 [var], 78/4-6 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 102 | 103 | 104 | 105 | 106 | 107 | 108 | 109 | 110 | 111 | 112 | 114 | 115 | 116 | 117 | 118 | 119 | 120 | 121 | 122 | 123 | 124 | 125 | 126 | 127 | 128 | 129 | 136 | 137 | 138 | 140 | 141 | 142 | 146 | 147 | 148

SkP info: VII, 422-3

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105 — Anon Hsv 105VII

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Cite as: Tarrin Wills and Stefanie Gropper (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Hugsvinnsmál 105’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 422-3.

Reiðrar konu
skaltu eigi rógi trúa
at því gaum gefa;
kaldráð kona,
hygg ek, klökkvandi
biði opt óþarfra hluta.

 

You must not believe the slander of an angry woman nor pay attention to it; I think a calculating, crying woman may often ask for unnecessary things.

notes: Lat. parallel: (Dist. III, 20) Coniugis iratae noli tu verba timere, / nam lacrimis struit insidias, cum femina plorat ‘Do not fear the words of an angry wife; for when a woman weeps, she heaps up the tears with treachery’. — [1-2]: In 1199ˣ these ll. are the same as st. 24/1-2 and consequently its readings are included with that st. in the apparatus. 624 is used here as the base ms. for these two ll. — [4-5]: In 624 these ll. are omitted, but the redactor has attempted to make sense of the remaining ll.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: [C. E/5]. Hugsvinnsmál 104 (AII, 188; BII, 203); Skald II, 106; Hallgrímur Scheving 1831, 25, 34, Gering 1907, 28, Tuvestrand 1977, 129, Hermann Pálsson 1985, 101.

sources

Lbs 1199 4°x (1199x) 74v, 15 - 74v, 16 [4-6]  transcr.  image  image  
AM 624 4° (624) 145, 25 - 146, 1  transcr.  image  
AM 148 8vox (148x) 74r, 11 - 74r, 13  transcr.  
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