Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Markús Skeggjason (Mark)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Jayne Carroll;

III. 3. Lausavísur (Lv) - 2

Skj info: Markús Skeggjason, Isl. lovsigemand og skjald, d. 1107. (AI, 444-53, BI, 414-21).

Skj poems:
1. Eiríksdrápa
2. Knútsdrápa(?)
3. Kristsdrápa(?)
4. Lausavísur

Lausavísur — Mark LvIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Markús Skeggjason, Lausavísur’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 295.

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Skj: Markús Skeggjason: 4. Lausavísur (AI, 452-453, BI, 421)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 296. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — Mark Lv 1III

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Markús Skeggjason, Lausavísur 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 296.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Fjarðlinna óð fannir
fast vetrliði rastar;
hljóp of húna gnípur
hvalranns íugtanni;
bjǫrn gekk framm á fornar
flóðs hafskíða slóðir;
skúrǫrðigr braut skorðu
skers glymfjǫtur bersi.

texts: LaufE 99 (304), LaufE 167 (393), Skm 262, TGT 89 [5-6], Gramm 91, SnE 264

editions: Skj Markús Skeggjason: 4. Lausavísur 1 (AI, 452; BI, 421); Skald I, 208; SnE 1848-87, I, 442-3, II, 332, 443, III, 87, SnE 1931, 157, SnE 1998, I, 75; SnE 1848-87, II, 160-1, TGT 1884, 27, 104, TGT 1927, 76, 105.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 35r, 22 - 35r, 24 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 36v, 19 - 36v, 19 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 80, 8 - 80, 10 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 34r, 5 - 34r, 7 [5-8] (SnE)  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 12r, 6 - 12r, 8 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 108, 29 - 108, 29 [5-6] (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
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