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Árni ábóti Jónsson (Árni)

14th century; volume 4; ed. Guðrún Nordal;

IV. Lausavísur (Lv) - 2

Lausavísur — Árni LvIV

Diana Whaley (forthcoming), ‘ Árni ábóti Jónsson, Lausavísur’ in Guðrún Nordal (ed.), Poetry on Icelandic History. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 4. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 19 May 2022)

stanzas:  1   2 

Skj: Árni Jónsson ábóti: 2. Lausavísur(?) (AII, 430, BII, 461)

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

1 — Árni Lv 1IV

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Árni Lv 1IV)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Skafa sveinar klif krúnu
kveðr eik, meðan, reikar,
bjúgr þyrnir hnígr hjarna,
hafskíðs stafir ríða;
þola hlusta kvǫl kvistir,
kná skalla rá falla,
ǫlr kringiz vel vanga,
venz skarði grǫn svarðar.

texts: LaufE 69 (277), LaufE 67 (355), SnEW 23, SnE 729

editions: Skj Árni Jónsson ábóti: 2. Lausavísur(?) 1 (AII, 430; BII, 461);


AM 242 fol (W) 169, 28 - 169, 30 (SnEW)  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 2r, 1 - 2r, 8  image  
AM 164 8°x (164x) 18v, 13 - 19r, 1 (LaufE)  image  
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