Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Snæbjǫrn (Snæbj)

11th century; volume 3; ed. Edith Marold;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 2

Skj info: Snæbjǫrn, Islænder, i det 11. årh. (AI, 211, BI, 201).

Skj poems:
Lausavísur

Lausavísur — Snæbj LvIII

Edith Marold with the assistance of Vivian Busch, Jana Krüger, Ann-Dörte Kyas and Katharina Seidel, translated from German by John Foulks 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Snæbjǫrn, 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. 376.

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Skj: Snæbjǫrn: Lausavísur, o. 1010-20 (AI, 211, BI, 201)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 377. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

1 — Snæbj Lv 1III

Cite as: Edith Marold (ed.) 2017, ‘Snæbjǫrn, Lausavísur 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 377.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hvatt kveða hrœra Grótta
hergrimmastan skerja
út fyr jarðar skauti
eylúðrs níu brúðir,
þær es, lungs, fyr lǫngu
líðmeldr, skipa hlíðar
baugskerðir rístr barði
ból, Amlóða mólu.

texts: Skm 134, SnE 136

editions: Skj Snæbjǫrn: Lausavísur 1 (AI, 211; BI, 201); Skald I, 105, NN §§572, 573, 1791, 3221; SnE 1848-87, I, 328-9, II, 317, 530, III, 53-4, SnE 1931, 117, SnE 1998, I, 38.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 26v, 17 - 26v, 19 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 27v, 7 - 27v, 7 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 57, 21 - 57, 23 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 29v, 27 - 30r, 2 (SnE)  image  
AM 757 a 4° (B) 5r, 39 - 5r, 41 (SnE)  image  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 354r, 2 - 354r, 9  image  
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