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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Neri (Neri)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

verses (Frag) - 1

not in Skj

verses — Neri FragVIII (Gautr)

Not published: do not cite (Neri FragVIII (Gautr))

 1 

SkP info: VIII, 251

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1 — Neri Frag 1VIII (Gautr 7)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Gautreks saga 7 (Neri, verses 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 251.

Skein inn skrautligi raunar;
skjöldr hekk áðr á tjöldum;
oss verðr opt af þessu
angr mest, er ek lít þangat.
Skarð erat skapligt orðit;
skjótt mun ek snauðr af auði,
ef braut með gjöf gautar
grandlaust bera randir.

Inn skrautligi skein raunar; skjöldr hekk áðr á tjöldum; angr verðr oss opt mest af þessu, er ek lít þangat. Skarð erat orðit skapligt; ek mun skjótt snauðr af auði, ef gautar með gjöf bera randir braut grandlaust.

The splendid one really shone; the shield previously hung on the wall-hangings; sorrow often strikes us [me] most because of this, when I look over there. The gap has not happened suitably, I will quickly [be] stripped of wealth, if men with a gift carry away shields scot-free.

texts: Gautr 7

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 13. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Gautrekssaga I 6 (Neri - AII, 323; BII, 343); Skald II, 184, NN §§1485, 1486, 3294; Gautr 1664, 47, FSN 3, 42, Gautr 1900, 38, FSGJ 4, 38-9.

sources

AM 590 b-c 4°x (590b-cx) 7v, 20 - 7v, 23 (Gautr)  transcr.  image  
AM 152 fol (152) 200va, 4 - 200va, 8 (Gautr)  image  
Holm papp 11 8°x (papp11x) 10v - 10v (Gautr)  image  
AM 164 h folx (164hx) 1v, 3 - 1v, 6 (Gautr)  image  image  
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