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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Líknarbraut (Líkn) - 52

Líknarbraut (‘The Way of Grace’) — Anon LíknVII

George S. Tate 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Líknarbraut’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 228-86.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. 1. Líknarbraut (AII, 150-9, BII, 160-74)

SkP info: VII, 248-9

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18 — Anon Líkn 18VII

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Guðs vara mær ok móðir
mána hauðrs við dauða
hýr með hjarta sôru
hildings ok píningar;
víst bar víf et hæsta
vátar kiðr af gráti,
sonr þás sárr af benjum
siðnenninn dó hennar.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. 1. Líknarbraut 18 (AII, 153-4; BII, 165); Skald II, 87; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1844, 40-1, Rydberg 1907, 14, 49, Tate 1974, 63.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 11v, 25 - 11v, 27 (Líkn)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
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