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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. 1. Bjarkamál in fornu (Bjark) - 7

2.1: Bjarkamál in fornu (‘The (Old) Speeches of Bjarki’) — Anon BjarkIII

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘ Anonymous, Bjarkamál in fornu’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 495. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1006> (accessed 6 December 2021)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [X]: II. A. Bjarkamál en fornu (AI, 180-1, BI, 170-1)

SkP info: III, 505

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7 — Anon Bjark 7III

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Poems, Bjarkamál in fornu 7’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 505.

Svá skalk hann kyrkja         sem inn kámleita
véli viðbjarnar         veggja aldinna.

Svá skalk kyrkja hann sem {inn kámleita véli {viðbjarnar aldinna veggja}}.

Thus I shall throttle him like {the dark betrayer {of the wood-bear of old walls}} [MOUSE > CAT].

texts: LaufE 43 (265), LaufE 23 (341)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [X]: II. A. Bjarkamál en fornu 7 (AI, 181; BI, 171); Skald I, 92; LaufE 1979, 265, 341.

sources

Holm papp 10 4°x (papp10x) 40r - 40r (LaufE)  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 88, 15 - 88, 16 (LaufE)  transcr.  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 69v - 69v (LaufE)  image  image  
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