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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Lilja (Lil) - 100

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, 673-5

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98 — Anon Lil 98VII

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Sá, er óðinn skal vandan velja,
velr svá mǫrg í kvæði at selja
hulin fornyrðin, at trautt má telja,
tel ek þenna svá skilning dvelja;
vel því at hér má skýr orð skilja,
skili þjóðir minn ljósan vilja,
tal óbreytiligt veitt af vilja,
vil ek at kvæðið heiti Lilja.  (hrynhent)

editions: Skj Eysteinn Ásgrímsson: Lilja 98 (AII, 394-5; BII, 416); Skald II, 228, NN §2629 G.

sources

Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 116vb, 12 - 116vb, 17  transcr.  image  image  
AM 99 a 8° (99a) 19v, 1 - 19v, 8  transcr.  image  image  
AM 622 4° (622) 41, 1 - 41, 5  transcr.  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 15, 2 - 15, 5  transcr.  image  image  image  
Vísnabók (Vb) 256 - 256  
DKNVSB 41 8°x (41 8°x) 136, 3 - 136, 8  transcr.  image  
AM 705 4°x (705x) 23v - 24r  transcr.  
BLAdd 4892 (4892) 40v - 40v  transcr.  image  
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