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Lilja (‘Lily’) — Anon LilVII

Martin Chase 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Lilja’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 544-677.

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Skj: Eysteinn Ásgrímsson: Lilja (AII, 363-95, BII, 390-416)

SkP info: VII, 583-4

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17 — Anon Lil 17VII

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Cite as: Martin Chase (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Lilja 17’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 583-4.

Liettliga þar — svá ljósin vátta
liettleika í svaranna reikan —
því treystiz hann framt freista
flærðum settr og talar með prettum:
‘Eigi munu þið Ádám deyja
andlitshvít, þóað eplið bítið,
heldur munuð með heiðr og valdi
hosk og rík við guðdóm líkjaz.’

 

Easily therethus the lights affirm the levity in the wavering of her replies —, he dared this, filled with deceit, to tempt impertinently and speaks with tricks: ‘You and Adam, bright of face, will not die, though you eat the apple, rather, wise and powerful, you will be like the Godhead with honour and might.’

notes: See Note on st. 15. — [1-2]: See Note on 16/7-8.

editions: Skj Eysteinn Ásgrímsson: Lilja 17 (AII, 369; BII, 394-5); Skald II, 214-5, NN §§1513, 1520.

sources

Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 114ra, 8 - 114ra, 12  transcr.  image  image  -
AM 720 a VIII 4° (720a VIII) 2r, 16 - 2r, 19  transcr.  image  image  
AM 99 a 8° (99a) 4r, 13 - 4v, 2  transcr.  image  image  
AM 622 4° (622) 26, 5 - 26, 8  transcr.  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 7, 13 - 7, 15  transcr.  image  image  
Vísnabók (Vb) 248 - 248  
DKNVSB 41 8°x (41 8°x) 109, 12 - 109, 19  transcr.  image  
AM 705 4°x (705x) 5v - 6r  transcr.  
BLAdd 4892 (4892) 27r - 27r  transcr.  image  
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