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Gillingr Skafnǫrtungsson (Gill)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 2

Lausavísur — Gill LvVIII (Gautr)

Not published: do not cite (Gill LvVIII (Gautr))

stanzas:  1   2 

SkP info: VIII, 246

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1 — Gill Lv 1VIII (Gautr 2)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Gautreks saga 2 (Gillingr Skafnǫrtungsson, Lausavísur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 246.

Heimsliga         er ek veik hendi til,
        er ek kom við kinn konu.
Lítil lyf kveða
        höfð til lýða sona;
        af því var hann Gautrekr getinn.

Er ek veik hendi heimsliga til, er ek kom við kinn konu. Kveða lítil lyf höfð til sona lýða; hann Gautrekr var getinn af því.

I moved my hand foolishly, when I touched the woman’s cheek. They say little substance is required for [to make] the sons of men; that fellow Gautrekr was begotten from that.

texts: Gautr 2

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 13. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Gautrekssaga I 2 (Gillingr - AII, 322; BII, 342); Skald II, 184, NN §3292; Gautr 1664, 13, FSN 3, 11, Gautr 1900, 8-9, 56-7, FSGJ 4, 8; Edd. Min. 121.

sources

AM 590 b-c 4°x (590b-cx) 2v, 23 - 2v, 25 (Gautr)  transcr.  image  
AM 152 fol (152) 197vb, 11 - 197vb, 14 (Gautr)  image  
Holm papp 11 8°x (papp11x) 3v - 3v (Gautr)  image  
AM 567 XIV γ 4° (567XIV γ) 1v, 2 - 1v, 3 (Gautr)  image  
AM 164 h folx (164hx) 3v, 13 - 3v, 13 (Gautr)  image  image  image  
AM 194 c folx (194cx) 2r, 6 - 2r, 8 (Gautr)  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated