Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Eiríkr (Eir)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Judith Jesch;

Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

Skj info: Eirekr, Islænder, 12. årh. (AI, 528-9, BI, 509).

Skj poems:
Lausavísa

Lausavísa — Eir LvII

Judith Jesch 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Eiríkr, Lausavísa’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 612-13.

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Skj: Eirekr: Lausavísa, o. 1140 (AI, 528-529, BI, 509); stanzas (if different): [v]

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 612-13. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

1 — Eir Lv 1II

Cite as: Judith Jesch (ed.) 2009, ‘Eiríkr, Lausavísa 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 612-13.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Bœir ro brendir,
en búendr ræntir,
(svá hefr Sveinn hagat)
sex í morgin;
gerði hann eim
œrinn þeira;
leigir þar kol
leigumanni.  (fornyrðislag)

texts: Flat 687, Orkn 41

editions: Skj Eirekr: Lausavísa (AI, 528-9; BI, 509); Skald I, 249, NN §3118; Flat 1860-8, II, 466, Orkn 1887, 137, Orkn 1913-16, 200, ÍF 34, 179-80 (ch. 78), Bibire 1988, 227-8.

sources

GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 138va, 39 - 138va, 40 (Orkn)  transcr.  image  image  image  
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