Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þorfinnr munnr (Þorf)

11th century; volume 1; ed. Diana Whaley;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 2

Skj info: Þórfinnr munnr, Islandsk skjald, d. 1030. (AI, 315, BI, 292).

Skj poems:
Lausavísur

Lausavísur — Þorf LvI

Diana Whaley 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Þorfinnr munnr, Lausavísur’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 845.

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Skj: Þórfinnr munnr: Lausavísur (AI, 315, BI, 292)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 845. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — Þorf Lv 1I

Cite as: Diana Whaley (ed.) 2012, ‘Þorfinnr munnr, Lausavísur 1’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 845.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Geisli stendr til grundar
gunnar, jarðir, munna
ofan fellr blóða á báðar
baugs, seiðs, en gramr reiðisk;
hristisk hjǫrr í brjósti
hringi grœnna lyngva,
en folkþorinn fylkir
ferr við steik at leika.

texts: Flat 967, ÓHLeg 29, ÓHÆ 2

editions: Skj Þórfinnr munnr: Lausavísur 1 (AI, 315; BI, 292);

Skald I, 149, NN §§781, 1936B; Fms 5, 234, Fms 12, 114, Flat 1860-8, III, 244, ÓH 1941, II, 691; ÓHÆ 1893, 2; ÓHLeg 1922, 58; ÓHLeg 1982, 138-9.

sources

GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 187va, 5 - 187va, 5 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  
NRA 52 (NRA52) 1r, 9 - 1r, 11 (ÓHÆ)  transcr.  image  
DG 8 (DG8) 91v, 19 - 91v, 22 (ÓHLeg)  transcr.  image  
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