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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

I. 2. Liðsmannaflokkr (Liðs) - 10

2.1: Liðsmannaflokkr (‘Flokkr of the household troops’) — Anon LiðsI

Russell Poole 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Liðsmannaflokkr’ 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. 1014.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10 

Skj: Anonyme digte om historiske personer og begivenheder [XI]: [2]. Liðsmannaflokkr (AI, 422-3, BI, 391-3); stanzas (if different): 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

SkP info: I, 1019

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3 — Anon Liðs 3I

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Cite as: Russell Poole (ed.) 2012, ‘Anonymous Poems, Liðsmannaflokkr 3’ 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. 1019.

Þollr mun glaums of grímu
gjarn síðarla arna
randar skóð at rjóða
rœðinn, sás mey fœðir.
Berr eigi sá sveigir
sára lauks í ári
reiðr til Rínar glóða
rǫnd upp á Englandi.

{Rœðinn þollr glaums}, sás fœðir mey, mun gjarn síðarla arna at rjóða {skóð randar} of grímu. {Sá sveigir {lauks sára}} berr eigi rǫnd, reiðr, upp á Englandi í ári til {glóða Rínar}.

{The talkative pine-tree of revelry} [MAN] who brings up the maiden will gladly [lit. glad] rush tardily to redden {the harm of the shield} [SWORD] in darkness. {That brandisher {of the leek of wounds}} [SWORD > WARRIOR] does not carry the shield, enraged, up into England in a hurry, for {the embers of the Rhine} [GOLD].

texts: Flat 949, ÓHLeg 4

editions: Skj Óláfr Haraldsson enn helgi: Lausavísur 5 (AI, 221; BI, 211); Skald I, 110, NN §596; Flat 1860-8, III, 238, ÓH 1941, II, 684; ÓHLeg 1922, 11, ÓHLeg 1982, 48-9.

sources

GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 186vb, 29 - 186vb, 29 (Flat)  image  image  image  
DG 8 (DG8) 73r, 14 - 73r, 16 (ÓHLeg)  transcr.  image  
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