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Sigurðr slembidjákn Magnússon (Slembir)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

See ‘Royal Biographies’ in Introduction to this volume.

Lausavísa — Slembir LvII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Sigurðr slembidjákn Magnússon, Lausavísa’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 499-500.

stanzas:  1 

Skj: Sigurðr slembidjákn: Lausavísa, 1138-39 (AI, 495, BI, 467); stanzas (if different): [v]

SkP info: II, 499-500

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

1 — Slembir Lv 1II

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance

 

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Sigurðr slembidjákn Magnússon, Lausavísa 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 499-500.

Gótt vas í gamma,
es vér glaðir drukkum,
ok glaðr grams sonr
gekk meðal bekkja.
Vasa þar gamans vant
at gamansdrykkju;
þegn gladdi þegn
þarlands sem hvar.

 

It was good in the hut when we drank, gladdened, and {the glad-hearted son of the ruler} [= Sigurðr] went between the benches. There was no lack of cheer at the cheerful drinking; retainer gladdened retainer, there as everywhere.

context: According to Hkr, which provides a more detailed context than Mork and Fsk, Sigurðr and twenty of his men spent the winter of 1138-9 in Finnmark, Norway, where they stayed in a cave near Fiskefjorden (Gljúfrafjǫrðr) and received provisions from a nearby farmstead. Sigurðr commissioned two ships from the Saami, and the Saami entertained him and his men in their turf hut.

notes: For Sigurðr’s dealings with the Saami, see also Anon (Hsona) 2. — [8]: Echoes Þstf Stuttdr 3/6.

texts: H-Hr 337, HSona 5 (III 215), Mork 227, Hkr 597 (III 215)

editions: Skj Sigurðr slembidjákn: Lausavísa (AI, 495; BI, 467); Skald I, 229; ÍF 28, 312 (Hsona ch. 6), E 1916, 188; Fms 7, 216 (Hsona ch. 7); Mork 1867, 214, Mork 1928-32, 425, Andersson and Gade 2000, 379, 492 (Sslemb); F 1871, 330 (Hsona ch. 8).

sources

AM 63 folx (Kx) 649r, 25 - 649v, 3 (Hkr)  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 54r, 10 - 54r, 12 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 349v, 29 - 350r, 4 (Hkr)  image  
AM 42 folx (42x) 42r, 22 - 42r, 22 (Hkr)  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 120v, 19 - 120v, 19 (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 79ra, 25 - 79ra, 25 (H-Hr)  image  
GKS 1009 fol (Mork) 34r, 26 - 34r, 26 (Mork)  image  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 71vb, 20 - 71vb, 23  image  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 546r, 5 - 546r, 12  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated