Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sigvatr Þórðarson (Sigv)

11th century; volume 1; ed. Judith Jesch;

12. Lausavísur (Lv) - 30

Skj info: Sigvatr Þórðarson, Islandsk skjald, o. 995-o. 1045 (AI, 223-75, BI, 213-54).

Skj poems:
1. Víkingarvísur
2. Nesjavísur
3. Austrfararvísur
4. En drape om kong Olaf
5. Vestrfararvísur
6. Et kvad om Erlingr Skjalgsson
7. Flokkr om Erlingr Skjalgsson
8. Tryggvaflokkr
9. Et digt om dronning Astrid
10. Knútsdrápa
11. Bersǫglisvísur
12. Erfidrápa Óláfs helga
13. Lausavísur
14. Et par halvvers af ubestemmelige digte

Lausavísur — Sigv LvI

R. D. Fulk 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Sigvatr Þórðarson, Lausavísur’ 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. 698.

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Skj: Sigvatr Þórðarson: 13. Lausavísur (AI, 265-75, BI, 246-54); stanzas (if different): 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 725. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

20 — Sigv Lv 20I

Cite as: R. D. Fulk (ed.) 2012, ‘Sigvatr Þórðarson, Lausavísur 20’ 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. 725.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Fúss læzk maðr, ef missir
meyjar faðms, at deyja;
keypt es ôst, ef eptir,
of, látinn skal gráta;
en fullhugi fellir
flóttstyggr, sás varð dróttin,
várt torrek lízk verra,
vígtár, konungs ôrum.

texts: Flat 631, MGóð 12 (III 12), ÓH 199 (194), Hkr 391 (III 12)

editions: Skj Sigvatr Þórðarson: 13. Lausavísur 22 (AI, 272; BI, 251);

Skald I, 130, NN §§679, 1120; Fms 5, 122-3, Fms 12, 107, ÓH 1853, 236, ÓH 1941, I, 618 (ch. 253), Flat 1860-8, II, 372; Hkr 1777-1826, III, 10-11, VI, 125, Hkr 1868, 521 (MGóð ch. 9), Hkr 1893-1901, III, 16-17, IV, 182-3, ÍF 28, 15, Hkr 1991, I, 565 (MGóð ch. 7), F 1871, 172, E 1916, 12; Konráð Gíslason 1892, 41, 187-8, Jón Skaptason 1983, 204, 325.

sources

Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 73v, 6 - 73v, 8 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 580va, 30 - 580va, 37 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 580vb, 26 - 580vb, 31 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 325 VI 4° (325VI) 41rb, 32 - 41rb, 35 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 278, 20 - 278, 22 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 214r, 25 - 214r, 25 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 68vb, 33 - 69ra, 1 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 129vb, 24 - 129vb, 27 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 88va, 5 - 88va, 10 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 41r, 28 - 41r, 29 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 205rb, 28 - 205rb, 31 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 126vb, 33 - 126vb, 35 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 160v, 22 - 160v, 23 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 63 folx (Kx) 498v, 26 - 499r, 4 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 39 fol (39) 13rb, 13 - 13rb, 17 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 38ra, 5 - 38ra, 8 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 241v, 19 - 241v, 26 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 4r, 25 - 4r, 27 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 307r, 2 - 307r, 9 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
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