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Gunnlaugr Leifsson (GunnLeif)

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

VIII. 1. Merlínusspá I (Merl I) - 103

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Merlínusspá I (‘The Prophecies of Merlin I’) — GunnLeif Merl IVIII (Bret)

Russell Poole 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 38.

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Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II (AII, 22-36, BII, 24-45)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VIII, p. 57. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

14 — GunnLeif Merl I 14VIII (Bret 82)

Cite as: Russell Poole (ed.) 2017, ‘Breta saga 82 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I 14)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 57.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Gerðu greppar
þats gumnum bauð,
varð vatni niðr
veitt ór fjalli,
ok seimgefendr
snáka þekðu
tryggðarlausa,
sem Týr firum
hafði Hristar
hugspár sagat.  (fornyrðislag)

texts: Bret 82

editions: Skj Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 14 (AII, 24; BII, 27); Skald II, 17; Bret 1848-9, II, 43 (Bret st. 82); Hb 1892-6, 278; Merl 2012, 139.

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AM 544 4° (Hb) 51r, 12 - 51r, 13 (Bret)  transcr.  image  image  image  
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