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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gizurr Grýtingaliði (GizGrý)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 7

not in Skj

Lausavísur — GizGrý LvVIII (Heiðr)

Hannah Burrows (forthcoming), ‘ Gizurr Grýtingaliði, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 20 September 2021)

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SkP info: VIII, 484

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6 — GizGrý Lv 6VIII (Heiðr 116)

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Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 116 (Gizurr Grýtingaliði, Lausavísur 6)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 484.

Eigi gera Húnar oss felmtraða,
hornbogar yðar.


The Huns do not make us frightened, nor [do] your horn bows.

context: The couplet is introduced (Heiðr 1960, 56), Gizurr mælti ‘Gizurr said’.

notes: This fragment is presented as prose by all eds but Heiðr 1873 (with conjectural emendations), NK and the Modern Icelandic edn by Jón Helgason (1967, 243). As it stands l. 1 is metrically too long.

texts: Heiðr 116

editions: Skj Not in Skj; Heiðr 1672, 175, FSN 1, 502, Heiðr 1873, 284, Heiðr 1924, 153, FSGJ 2, 65, Heiðr 1960, 56 (Heiðr); Edd. Min. 11, NK 310, ÍF Edd. II, 428.


AM 203 folx (203x) 112r, 3 - 112r, 4 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 35r, 6 - 35r, 7 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
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