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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gizurr Grýtingaliði (GizGrý)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 7

not in Skj

Lausavísur — GizGrý LvVIII (Heiðr)

Hannah Burrows (forthcoming), ‘ Gizurr Grýtingaliði, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 5 July 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 471

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

1 — GizGrý Lv 1VIII (Heiðr 99)

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Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 99 (Gizurr Grýtingaliði, Lausavísur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 471.

Þetta er þiggjanda         þýjar barni,
barni þýjar,         þótt sé borinn konungi.
Þá hornungr         á haugi sat,
er öðlingr         arfi skipti.

Þetta er þiggjanda þýjar barni, barni þýjar, þótt sé borinn konungi. Þá sat hornungr á haugi, er öðlingr skipti arfi.

This is acceptable for a servant-woman’s child, child of a servant-woman, though he may be born to a king. The bastard sat on the mound, when the prince was dividing the inheritance.

texts: Heiðr 99

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 5. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hervararsaga V 15 (AII, 253; BII, 273); Skald II, 142; Heiðr 1672, 166, FSN 1, 495, Heiðr 1873, 273, Heiðr 1924, 145-6, FSGJ 2, 58, Heiðr 1960, 51 (Heiðr); Edd. Min. 5-6, NK 305-6, ÍF Edd. II, 423.


AM 203 folx (203x) 110v, 7 - 110v, 9 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 32r, 19 - 32r, 22 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
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