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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. 84. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

48 — GunnLeif Merl I 48VIII (Bret 116)

Cite as: Russell Poole (ed.) 2017, ‘Breta saga 116 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I 48)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 84.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Þá mun hann gjalda
grimra ráða,
es hans tíundat
tálaukit kyn,
verðr hann grœna
grund at vinna
ok hann upp frá því
aldri ríkir;
tekr hann svá fyr svik
sárar hefnðir.  (fornyrðislag)

texts: Bret 116

editions: Skj Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 48 (AII, 28; BII, 33-4); Skald II, 21; Bret 1848-9, II, 55 (Bret st. 116); Hb 1892-6, 280; Merl 2012, 164. 

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AM 544 4° (Hb) 51v, 29 - 51v, 31 (Bret)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 544 4° (HbJS) 51v, 29 - 51v, 31 (Bret)  transcr.  image  image  image  
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