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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason (GunnlI)

11th century; volume 5; ed. Diana Whaley;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 13

Skj info: Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, Islandsk skjald (d. 1008) (AI, 194-7, BI, 184-8).

Skj poems:
1. Aðalsteinsdrápa
2. Sigtryggs drápa silkiskeggs
3. Lausavísur

Lausavísur — GunnlI LvV (Gunnl)

Not published: do not cite (GunnlI LvV (Gunnl))

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Skj: Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason: 3. Lausavísur (AI, 194-7, BI, 185-8)

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

11 — GunnlI Lv 11V (Gunnl 17)

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (GunnlI Lv 11V (Gunnl 17))

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Nú em ek út á eyri
alvangs búinn ganga
(happs unni goð greppi
gǫrt) með tognum hjǫrvi;
hnakk skalk Helgu lokka
(haus vink frá bol lausan
lóks) með ljósum mæki
ljúfs velgs í tvau kljúfa.

(Nu er jeg rede til med dragen klinge at gå ud på altingsøren; unde gud skjalden fuld sejr; jeg skal kløve itu Helgas elskers hoved med det strålende sværd; jeg hugger den nederdrægtiges hoved fra kroppen.)

texts: Gunnl 17 (ch. 11), LaufE 197 (404-5)

editions: Skj Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason: 3. Lausavísur 11 (AI, 197; BI, 187-8); Skald I, 99, NN §546; Gunnl 1880, 31, 52-3, Gunnl 1916, 46-7, Gunnl 1935, 52, 75, ÍF 3, 93-4 (Gunnl ch. 11), Gunnl 1957, 30-1, ÍS 1186-7.


Holm perg 18 4° (Holm18) 21v, 6 - 21v, 9 (Gunnl)  transcr.  image  
AM 557 4° (557) 10r, 30 - 10v, 2 (Gunnl)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 552 l 4°x (AM 552 l 4°x) 11v, 15 - 11v, 18 (Gunnl)  transcr.  image  
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