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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. 372. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

6 — SnSt Lv 6III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Eyjolfi ber, elfar
ulfesðjandi, kveðju
heim, þás hónum sómi
heyra bezt með eyrum;
þvít skilmildra skálda
skǫrungmann lofak ǫrvan;
hann lifi sælstr und sólu
sannauðigra manna.

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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