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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, 250

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19 — Anon Líkn 19VII

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hvat megi heldr of græta
hvern mann, er þat kannar,
rǫðla býs en ræsis
ríks píningar slíkar,
er dýrr á sik sáran
siklingr ept kvǫl mikla
hreinn til hjálpar mǫnnum
hauðrfjǫrnis tók dauða.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. 1. Líknarbraut 19 (AII, 154; BII, 165); Skald II, 87; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1844, 41, Rydberg 1907, 14, 49, Tate 1974, 64.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 11v, 27 - 11v, 29 (Líkn)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
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