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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Bjǫrn (Bjǫrn)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 2

not in Skj

Lausavísur — Bjǫrn LvVIII (Frið)

Not published: do not cite (Bjǫrn LvVIII (Frið))

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SkP info: VIII, 221

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2 — Bjǫrn Lv 2VIII (Frið 24)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Friðþjófs saga ins frœkna 24 (Bjǫrn, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 221.

Jósum vér, en yfir         fell ór svalri báru,
teitir á tvau borð         tíu dægr ok átta.
Þat var kynför         kænna drengja,
hversu vér fórum         með Friðþjófi.

Vér jósum teitir á tvau borð tíu dægr ok átta, en fell yfir ór svalri báru. Þat var kynför kænna drengja, hversu vér fórum með Friðþjófi.

We baled in good spirits on two sides for eighteen days, and [water] cascaded on board from the cold wave. That was an extraordinary journey of skilful men, how we voyaged with Friðþjófr.

texts: Frið 24

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 7. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Friðþjófssaga ens frækna I 23 (AII, 275; BII, 296-7); Skald II, 156, FF §37C; Falk 1890, 79, Frið 1893, 21, 50, Frið 1901, 32, Frið 1914, 20; Edd. Min. 101.


AM 510 4° (510) 94r, 15 - 94r, 17 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 17 4°x (papp17x) 360r, 17 - 360r, 18 [1-4] (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 149v - 149v [1-4] (Frið)  image  
GKS 1006 folx (1006x) 588, 1 - 588, 3 [1-4] (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 88r, 20 - 88r, 25 [1-4] (Frið)  image  
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