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Gunnlaugr Leifsson (GunnLeif)

13th century; volume 8; ed. Russell Poole;

VIII. 2. Merlínusspá II (Merl II) - 68

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Merlínusspá II — GunnLeif Merl IIVIII (Bret)

Russell Poole 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá II’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 134.

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Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá I, fri oversættelse (AII, 10-21, BII, 10-24); stanzas (if different): 43, 45/1-4 | 44 | 45/5-8

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VIII, p. 166. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

36 — GunnLeif Merl II 36VIII (Bret 36)

Cite as: Russell Poole (ed.) 2017, ‘Breta saga 36 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá II 36)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 166.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Sék vé vaða,
verðr flýtt skaða,
syngr sára klungr
snyrti-drengjum,
en á leið fara
lægjǫrn ara
jóð ok ylgjar
enn til sylgjar,
hrapa hræfíkin
hvártveggja bǫrn.  (fornyrðislag)

texts: Bret 36

editions: Skj Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá I 36 (AII, 17; BII, 17); Skald II, 11, NN §2163D, E; Bret 1848-9, II, 28-9 (Bret st. 36); Hb 1892-6, 275; Merl 2012, 100-1.

sources

AM 544 4° (Hb) 50r, 13 - 50r, 15 (Bret)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
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