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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, 394

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55 — Anon Hsv 55VII

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Cite as: Tarrin Wills and Stefanie Gropper (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Hugsvinnsmál 55’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 394.

Örr af þurftum
skaltu við ýta lið,
ok dugi vel vinum;
mun þrífaz,
er þarfr geriz
sér ok sínu liði.

 

You must [be] open-handed with a host of men if needed, and help your friends well; he will prosper who is useful for himself and his men.

notes: Lat. parallels: (Dist. I, 40) Dapsilis interdum notis et carus amicis / dum fueris dando, semper tibi proximus esto ‘While you were a bountiful and dear friend sometimes to known friends, in giving always be nearest to yourself’.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: [C. E/5]. Hugsvinnsmál 55 (AII, 180; BII, 194-5); Skald II, 101, NN §111; Hallgrímur Scheving 1831, 16, Konráð Gíslason 1860, 550, Gering 1907, 16, Tuvestrand 1977, 101, Hermann Pálsson 1985, 65.

sources

Lbs 1199 4°x (1199x) 73r, 25 - 73r, 27  transcr.  image  image  
JS 401 4°x (401x) 1v, 25 - 1v, 26  transcr.  
AM 148 8vox (148x*) 244v, 12 - 244v, 13 [4-6]  transcr.  
AM 148 8vox (148x*) 244v, 17 - 244v, 19 [1-3]  transcr.  
AM 624 4° (624) 143, 15 - 143, 16  transcr.  image  
AM 148 8vox (148x*) 72r, 7 - 72r, 9  transcr.  
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