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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Klœingr Þorsteinsson (Klœ)

12th century; volume 3; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

Skj info: Klœingr Þórsteinsson, Islandsk biskop, d. 1176. (AI, 534, BI, 515).

Skj poems:

Lausavísa — Klœ LvIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Klœingr Þorsteinsson, Lausavísa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 268.


Skj: Klœingr Þórsteinsson: Lausavísa, o. 1152? (AI, 534, BI, 515); stanzas (if different): [v]

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 268. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

1 — Klœ Lv 1III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Baðk sveit á glað Geitis,
gǫr's íð at fǫr, tíðum
drǫgum hest á lǫg lesta,
lið flýtr, en skrið nýtum.

texts: Ht 47, SnE 639

editions: Skj Klœingr Þórsteinsson: Lausavísa (AI, 534; BI, 515); Skald I, 252, NN §§806, 991; SnE 1848-87, I, 656-7, II, 391, III, 122, SnE 1879-81, II, 18, SnE 1931, 234, SnE 2007, 21.


GKS 2367 4° (R) 49r, 31 - 49r, 33 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 51v, 9 - 51v, 9 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 145, 18 - 145, 19 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 53v, 28 - 54r, 1 (SnE)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 222r, 2 - 222r, 5  image  
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