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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, ‘ 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. <> (accessed 27 May 2022)

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

SkP info: III, 372

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

6 — SnSt Lv 6III

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Lausavísur 6’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 372.

Eyjólfi ber, elfar
úlfseðjandi, kveðju
heim, þás hánum sómi
heyra bezt með eyrum,
þvít skilmildra skalda
skǫrungmann lofak ǫrvan;
hann lifi sælstr und sólu
sannauðigra manna.

{{Elfar úlf}seðjandi}, ber Eyjólfi heim kveðju, þás sómi hánum bezt heyra með eyrum, þvít lofak ǫrvan skǫrungmann skilmildra skalda; lifi hann sælstr sannauðigra manna und sólu.

{Feeder {of the wolf of the river}} [(lit. ‘wolf-feeder of the river’) SHIP > SEAFARER], carry home my greeting to Eyjólfr, which it befits him best to hear with his own ears, since I praise the energetic champion among poets, generous with knowledge; may he live the happiest of truly rich men under the sun.

texts: FoGT 18, Gramm 143

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 4. Lausavísur 6 (AII, 79; BII, 90); Skald II, 49, NN §2825; SnE 1848-87, II, 204-5, III, 156-7, FoGT 1884, 127, 256, FoGT 2004, 36-7, 64, 102-4, FoGT 2014, 12-13, 70-1.


AM 242 fol (W) 113, 9 - 113, 11 (FoGT)  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 351r, 2 - 351r, 9  image  
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