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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

I. 1. Lausavísa from Ágrip af Nóregskonunga sǫgum (Ágr) - 1

2.2: Lausavísa from Ágrip af Nóregskonunga sǫgum — Anon (Ágr)I

Kari Ellen Gade 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Lausavísa from Ágrip af Nóregskonunga sǫgum’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1072.

stanzas:  1 

in texts: Ágr

SkP info: I, 1072

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This couplet (Anon (Ágr)) about King Haraldr gráfeldr ‘Grey-cloak’ Eiríksson (d. c. 970) is transmitted in Ágr (ms. Ágr, i.e. 325II) only. The identity of the speaker is not known, but could be a woman. The metre is an irregular variant of dróttkvætt with anacrusis in the even line.
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