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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

VIII. Lausavísa from Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar (OStór) - 1

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Lausavísa from Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar — Anon (OStór)VIII (OStór)

Not published: do not cite (Anon (OStór)VIII (OStór))

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 18. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar (AII, 342-4, BII, 364-7); stanzas (if different): I | II | III | IV 1 | IV 2 | IV 3 | IV 4 | IV 5 | IV 6 | IV 7 | IV 8 | IV 9

SkP info: VIII, 604

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1 — Anon (OStór) 1VIII (OStór 1)

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Cite as: Peter Jorgensen (ed.) 2017, ‘Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar 1 (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísa from Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 604.

Þó at þú látir         yfir lögu breiða
byrhest renna         ok beriz víða,
nær mun þat liggja,         at norðr fyrir Mæri
þú bana hljótir;         bezt mun at þegja.

Þat mun liggja nær, at þú hljótir bana norðr fyrir Mæri, þó at þú látir {byrhest} renna yfir breiða lögu ok beriz víða; bezt mun at þegja.

Even though you let {the wind-horse} [SHIP] run over the broad seas and roam afar, it [the fate] will be at hand, that you will meet your death in the north off the coast of Møre; it is best to be silent.

texts: LaufE 177 (396n), OStór 1, Flat 372

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 18. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar I (Vǫlva - AII, 342; BII, 364); Skald II, 197; ÓT 1689, 10, Fms 3, 212Flat 1860-8, I, 525; Þorleifur Jónsson 1904, 207; Guðni Jónsson 1935, 177 (ch. 5), Guðni Jónsson 1946-9, 11, 455 (ch. 5), Faulkes 2011b, 64 (ch. 5) (ÓStór).

sources

GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 70ra, 52 - 70ra, 54 (OStór)  image  image  image  
GKS 2845 4° (2845) 22r, 6 - 22r, 8 (OStór)  image  image  
AM 554 h β 4°x (554h βx) 60v, 15 - 60v, 17 (OStór)  image  
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