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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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no FJ abbr

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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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

94 — GunnLeif Merl I 94VIII (Bret 162)

Cite as: Russell Poole (ed.) 2017, ‘Breta saga 162 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I 94)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 127.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Þau eru ǫnnur ljóð
upp frá þessum;
abbisk eigi
auðs berdraugar
(biðk þjóðir þess)
við þenna brag,
þó at ek mynt hafa
mál at hætti
þeim, es spár fyrir
spjǫllum rakði
malmþings hvǫtuðr,
í mǫrgum stað.  (fornyrðislag)

texts: Bret 162

editions: Skj Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 94 (AII, 35; BII, 43); Skald II, 27, NN §3258F; Bret 1848-9, II, 71-2 (Bret st. 162); Hb 1892-6, 282-3; Merl 2012, 202-3.

sources

AM 544 4° (Hb) 52v, 26 - 52v, 28 (Bret)  transcr.  image  image  image  
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