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Runic Dictionary

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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Not published: do not cite (Gyðja LvVIII (Ǫrv))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, 881

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5 — Gyðja Lv 5VIII (Ǫrv 66)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 66 (Gyðja, Lausavísur 5)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 881.

Hvat efldi þik
austan hingat
feiknafullan
ok fláráðan?
Muntu hvarvetna
herja vilja,
er þú Álfi máttir
aldrspell gera.

 

What aided you [coming] here from the east, one full of portents and deceits? You must want to harry everywhere, since you were able to cause life-damage to Álfr.

context: Gyðja continues her questioning of Oddr.

notes: Lines 1-4 of this stanza are also in ms. 7 as the final part (ll. 9-12) of Gyðja Lv 2 (Ǫrv 61). See Note to [All] to that stanza.

texts: Ǫrv 66

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga VIII 8 (Gyð. - AII, 305; BII, 323); Skald II, 173; Ǫrv 1888, 182, FSGJ 2, 330; Edd. Min. 74.

sources

AM 344 a 4° (344a) 23v, 15 - 23v, 16 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 7 4° (7) 56r - 56r [1-4] (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 343 a 4° (343a) 79r, 3 - 79r, 5 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 91v - 91v (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 57v, 5 - 57v, 8 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 30v, 6 - 30v, 8 (Ǫrv)  
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