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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, 363

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4 — Anon Hsv 4VII

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Cite as: Tarrin Wills and Stefanie Gropper (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Hugsvinnsmál 4’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 363.

Ef þér góðan grip
gefa hollir vinir,
eiga þú skalt ok unna allvel;
góðu þú fylg,
en gakk illu frá;
hvergi þú fyrir ráð rasir.

 

If loyal friends give you a precious thing, you must own it and enjoy it well; follow good and keep away from evil; by no means rush in headlong.

notes: Lat. parallels: (sent. 4) datum serva ‘look after what is given to you’; (sent. 6) cum bonis ambula ‘keep company with good people’; (sent. 7) antequamne accesseris. ‘do not [go] until called’.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: [C. E/5]. Hugsvinnsmál 4 (AII, 168; BII, 186); Skald II, 97, NN §110; Hallgrímur Scheving 1831, 7, Gering 1907, 2, Tuvestrand 1977, 72, Hermann Pálsson 1985, 26.

sources

Lbs 1199 4°x (1199x) 72r, 8 - 72r, 9  transcr.  image  image  
AM 696 XV 4° (696XV) 1r, 2 - 1r, 2 [4-6]  transcr.  image  image  
AM 243 f fol (243f) 3 - 3  transcr.  image  
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