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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

II. 4. Lausavísa from Knýtlinga saga (Knýtl) - 1

2.2: Lausavísa from Knýtlinga saga — Anon (Knýtl)II

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Lausavísa from Knýtlinga saga’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 826-7.

stanzas:  1 

in texts: Knýtl

SkP info: II, 826-7

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1 Stundum vér til stikka;
styrr vex í Danmǫrku;
esat Sveins synir sáttir
at sinn fǫður dauðan.
Haraldr skal vígi verja
— þás vel tamiðr stikki —
jǫrð af œrnu magni
fyr ellifu brœðrum.
We are pondering a poem; strife grows in Denmark; Sveinn’s sons are not reconciled after their father’s death. Haraldr must protect the land in battle with plenty of power against eleven brothers; now the poem is suitably prepared.
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