Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Vitgeirr seiðmaðr (Vitg)

9th century; volume 1; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

Skj info: Vitgeirr seiðmaðr, Norsk; omkr. 900. (AI, 33, BI, 29).

Skj poems:
Lausavísa

Lausavísa — Vitg LvI

Kari Ellen Gade 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Vitgeirr seiðmaðr, Lausavísa’ 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. 141.

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Skj: Vitgeirr seiðmaðr: Lausavísa (AI, 33, BI, 29); stanzas (if different): [v]

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 141. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — Vitg Lv 1I

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2012, ‘Vitgeirr seiðmaðr, Lausavísa 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. 141.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Þat's vô lítil,
at vér síðim
karla bǫrn
ok kerlinga,
es Rǫgnvaldr síðr
réttilbeini,
hróðmǫgr Haralds,
á Haðalandi.  (fornyrðislag)

texts: Flat 185 (3), HHárf 25 (I 57), ÓH 1, ÓT 2, Hkr 67 (I 57)

editions: Skj Vitgeirr seiðmaðr: Lausavísa (AI, 33; BI, 29);

Skald I, 18; Hkr 1893-1901, I, 150, ÍF 26, 138-9 (HHárf ch. 34), F 1871, 58; ÓT 1958-2000, I, 10 (ch. 4), Flat 1860-8, I, 44; ÓH 1941, I, 9 (ch. 1).

sources

AM 35 folx (Kx) 74v, 11 - 74v, 18 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 13ra, 16 - 13ra, 17 (Hkr)  image  image  image  image  
AM 37 folx (J1x) 43r, 12 - 43r, 14 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 42v, 6 - 42v, 13 (Hkr)  image  
AM 61 fol (61*) 2va, 9 - 2va, 11 (ÓT)  image  image  
AM 53 fol (53) 2rb, 1 - 2rb, 3 (ÓT)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 2vb, 36 - 3ra, 3 (ÓT)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 6rb, 19 - 6rb, 21 (ÓT)  image  image  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 2r, 28 - 2r, 29 (ÓH)  image  
UppsUB R 686x (R686x) 2r, 33 - 2r, 35 (ÓH)  image  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 11va, 1 - 11va, 4 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VI 4° (325VI) 2rb, 15 - 2rb, 18 (ÓH)  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 4, 6 - 4, 8 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 4r, 7 - 4r, 10 (ÓH)  image  
AM 78 a folx (78ax) 2r, 27 - 2v, 2 (ÓH)  image  
AM 68 fol (68) 2r, 3 - 2r, 4 (ÓH)  image  
AM 61 fol (61*) 75vb, 28 - 75vb, 30 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 2vb, 2 - 2vb, 5 (ÓH)  transcr.  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 91v, 16 - 91v, 16 (ÓH)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 404r, 3 - 404r, 10  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 120ra, 23 - 120ra, 23 (ÓH)  image  
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