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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. 2. Gátur (Gát) - 4

2.4: Gátur (‘Riddles’) — Anon GátIII

Hannah Burrows 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Gátur’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 631.

stanzas:  1   2   3 

for reference only:  4x 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. [b]. Andre gåder (AII, 228-9, BII, 247)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 634. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

2 — Anon Gát 2III

Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Poems, Gátur 2’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 634.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Enn sák fljúga
ǫðru sinni :
skorinn línskauta
ok skip Þráins,
járn ór afli,
útleidda sál,
konu kjǫtnefnda
fyr kvið neðan.  (fornyrðislag)

texts: LaufE 202 (406)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. [b]. Andre gåder 2 (AII, 228; BII, 248); Skald II, 129; SnE 1848, 239, LaufE 1979, 406.

sources

AM 625 4° (625) 77r, 20 - 77r, 22 (Enc)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 103r, 24 - 103r, 27 (LaufE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 167 b 3 8°x (167b 3x) 14r, 10 - 14r, 12  transcr.  image  
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