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Gyðja (Gyðja)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 6

Lausavísur — Gyðja LvVIII (Ǫrv)

Not published: do not cite (Gyðja LvVIII (Ǫrv))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6 

SkP info: VIII, 878

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3 — Gyðja Lv 3VIII (Ǫrv 63 [a])

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 63 (Gyðja, Lausavísur 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 878.

Hverir ólu þik
upp svá heimskan,
er þú eigi vill
Óðin blóta?


Which people brought you up so stupid that you are not willing to sacrifice to Óðinn?

context: See Introduction to stanzas 59-70. Stanza 63ab is a dialogue between Gyðja and Oddr. Lines 1-4 (Ǫrv 63a) are introduced with the words þá kvað hon ‘then she said’, while lines 5-8 (Ǫrv 63b) are Oddr’s reply, beginning þá kvað Oddr ‘then Oddr said’.

notes: Stanzas 63ab-70 are not present in ms. 7, although two pairs of lines from sts 61 and 62 in 7 are variants of parts of sts 66 and 69 in the other mss.

texts: Ǫrv 63a

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga VIII 5 (Gyð. - AII, 304; BII, 323); Skald II, 172; Ǫrv 1888, 180, FSGJ 2, 329; Edd. Min. 76.


AM 344 a 4° (344a) 23v, 10 - 23v, 11 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 343 a 4° (343a) 78v, 43 - 78v, 45 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 91v - 91v (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 57r, 23 - 57r, 26 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 30v, 1 - 30v, 2 (Ǫrv)  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated