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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;

IV. Lausavísur (Lv) - 4

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 LvIV

Guðrún Nordal (forthcoming), ‘ Snorri Sturluson, Lausavísur’ in Guðrún Nordal (ed.), Poetry on Icelandic History. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 4. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 8 December 2021)

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cross-references:  1 = Anon SnSt 1IV   2 = Anon SnSt 2IV 

Skj: Snorri Sturluson: 4. Lausavísur (AII, 77-9, BII, 88-90); stanzas (if different): 1 | 2 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

4 — SnSt Lv 4IV

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (SnSt Lv 4IV)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Tveir lifið, Þórðr, en þeira
þá vas œðri hlutr brœðra
(rán vasa lýðum launat
laust) en sex á hausti;
gera svín, en verðr venjask
vôr ætt, ef svá mætti,
ýskelfandi, ulfar,
afarkaupum, samhlaupa.

texts: Ísls 75, Stu 106

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 4. Lausavísur 5 (1239 - AII, 80; BII, 90);


AM 114 folx (114x) 139v, 36 - 139v, 39 (Stu)  transcr.  
AM 122 a fol (I) 75ra, 22 - 75ra, 27 (Stu)  transcr.  image  
AM 122 b fol (II) 14ra, 5 - 14ra, 8 (Stu)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 8 4°x (papp8x) 514, 11 - 514, 14 (Stu)  transcr.  
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