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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ímsigull Skafnǫrtungsson (Íms)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

not in Skj

Lausavísa — Íms LvVIII (Gautr)

Not published: do not cite (Íms LvVIII (Gautr))


SkP info: VIII, 249

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1 — Íms Lv 1VIII (Gautr 5)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Gautreks saga 5 (Ímsigull Skafnǫrtungsson, Lausavísa 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 249.

Þat var spell,         er spörr um vann
        á akri Ímsiguls.
Axi var skatt,
        ór var korn numit;
        þat mun æ Tötru ætt um trega.

Þat var spell, er spörr um vann á akri Ímsiguls. Axi var skatt, korn var ór numit; þat mun ætt Tötru æ um trega.

It was devastation that a sparrow caused on Ímsigull’s field. An ear of corn was destroyed, the grain was taken from it; that will grieve Tǫtra’s family for ever.

texts: Gautr 5

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 13. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Gautrekssaga I 4 (Ímsigull - AII, 323; BII, 343); Skald II, 184; Gautr 1664, 15, FSN 3, 13, Gautr 1900, 10, 59-61, FSGJ 4, 10; Edd. Min. 122.


AM 567 XIV γ 4° (567XIV γ) 1v, 15 - 1v, 16 (Gautr)  transcr.  image  
AM 152 fol (152) 198ra, 2 - 198ra, 4 (Gautr)  image  
AM 590 b-c 4°x (590b-cx) 3r, 8 - 3r, 9 (Gautr)  image  
Holm papp 11 8°x (papp11x) 4r - 4r (Gautr)  image  
AM 164 h folx (164hx) 3v, 30 - 3v, 30 (Gautr)  image  image  image  
AM 194 c folx (194cx) 2r, 22 - 2r, 24 [1-2] (Gautr)  image  
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