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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Snorri Sturluson (SnSt)

13th century; volume 3; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 3

Skj info: Snorri Sturluson, Islandsk höfding og skjald, 1178-1241. (AII, 52-79, BII, 60-90).

Skj poems:
1. En drape om Skule jarl
2. Háttatal
3. Af et religiøst digt (?)
4. Lausavísur
4. Lausavísur

prose works

Lausavísur — SnSt LvIII

Kari Ellen Gade and Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Snorri Sturluson, 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. 370.

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Skj: Snorri Sturluson: 4. Lausavísur (AII, 77-9, BII, 88-90)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 370. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

5 — SnSt Lv 5III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Herfanga bauð Hringi
hjaldr einskǫpuðr galdra
(Gautr hvatti þrym þreyta
þann) ok Hilditanni;
oflengi veldr Yngva
ósætt, en vel mætti
herstefnandi hafna
hans dóm, vǫlundr rómu.

texts: Flat 855, Hák 31, TGT 121, Gramm 123

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 4. Lausavísur 4 (1228 - AII, 78; BII, 89); Skald II, 49, NN §2192; SnE 1848-87, II, 184-5, 426, III, 152, TGT 1884, 31, 116-17, 234-5, TGT 1927, 87-8, 109; E 1916, 573, F 1871, 491, Hák 1910-86, 499, Hák 1977-82, 100, Flat 1860-8, III, 120.


AM 748 I b 4° (A) 8r, 19 - 8r, 22 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 110, 31 - 111, 1 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 168r, 2 - 168r, 4 (Hák)  transcr.  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 106ra, 37 - 106ra, 40 (Hák)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 42 folx (42x) 147r, 12 - 147r, 19 (Hák)  transcr.  image  
AM 81 a fol (81a) 99vb, 33 - 99vb, 37 (Hák)  transcr.  
Holm perg 8 fol (8) 46r, 15 - 46r, 16 (Hák)  transcr.  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 175vb, 16 - 175vb, 18 (Hák)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 351v, 6 - 351v, 13  image  
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