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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Eiríkr Ragnarsson (EirRagn)

volume 8; ed. Rory McTurk;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 4

not in Skj

Lausavísur — EirRagn LvVIII (Ragn)

Rory McTurk (forthcoming), ‘ Eiríkr Ragnarsson, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=3176> (accessed 17 October 2021)

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SkP info: VIII, 648

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1 — EirRagn Lv 1VIII (Ragn 11)

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Cite as: Rory McTurk (ed.) 2017, ‘Ragnars saga loðbrókar 11 (Eiríkr Ragnarsson, Lausavísur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 648.

Vil ek eigi boð fyrir bróður
né baugum mey kaupa
— Eystein kveða orðinn
Agnars bana — heyra.
Grætr eigi mik móðir;
mun ek eptir öl drekka;
ok geirtré í gegnum
gör látið mik standa!

Ek vil eigi heyra boð fyrir bróður né kaupa mey baugum; kveða Eystein orðinn bana Agnars. Móðir grætr mik eigi; ek mun öl drekka eptir; ok látið gör geirtré standa í gegnum mik.

I do not wish to hear of an offer for my brother, nor to purchase a maiden with rings; they say that Eysteinn has become Agnarr’s slayer. My mother does not weep for me; I’ll be drinking ale afterwards; and let spear-shafts, [duly] prepared, run through me.

texts: Ragn 11, RagnSon

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 2. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ragnarssaga loðbrókar V 1 (AII, 234; BII, 254); Skald II, 132, NN §1453; FSN 1, 261 (Ragn ch. 9), Ragn 1891, 195-6 (ch. 9), Hb 1892-6, 460 (RagnSon ch. 2), Ragn 1906-8, 139, 203 (ch. 10), Ragn 1944, 62-3 (ch. 10), FSGJ 1, 249 (Ragn ch. 10), Ragn 1985, 123 (ch. 10), Ragn 2003, 34 (ch. 10), CPB II, 348.

sources

NKS 1824 b 4° (1824b) 64r, 2 - 64r, 5 (Ragn)  transcr.  image  
AM 544 4° (Hb) 105v - 105v (RagnSon)  image  image  
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