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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Gyðingsvísur (Gyð) - 10

Gyðingsvísur (‘Vísur about a Jew’) — Anon GyðVII

Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Gyðingsvísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 515-26.

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for reference only:  10 

Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 13]. Af et digt om en rig mand, der gav alt sit bort, Gyðingsvísur. (AII, 539-41, BII, 597-9)

SkP info: VII, 518-19

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2 — Anon Gyð 2VII

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Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Gyðingsvísur 2’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 518-19.

Út var einn, sá er veita
unnleyg* firum kunni,
beitir bráðra sóta
barðs í Miklagarði.
Fúrbrigðir vann frægðar
fjölmætr og ágætis
Hlies við hirðiásu
hafleygjar sier aflað.

Út í Miklagarði var {einn beitir {bráðra sóta barðs}}, sá er kunni veita firum {unnleyg*}. {Fjölmætr {Hlies fúr}brigðir} vann sier aflað frægðar og ágætis við {hirðiásu {hafleygjar}}.

Out in Constantinople there was {a certain steerer {of the swift steeds of the prow}} [SHIPS > SEAFARER], one who knew how to grant men {wave-flame} [GOLD]. {The very distinguished spreader {of the fire of Hlér <sea-god>}} [(lit. ‘fire-spreader of Hlér’) GOLD > GENEROUS MAN] succeeded in earning fame and glory for himself from {the guardian-gods {of the wave-flame}} [GOLD > GENEROUS MEN].

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 13]. Af et digt om en rig mand, der gav alt sit bort 2 (AII, 539; BII, 597); Skald II, 331; Rydberg 1907, 41, 59, Attwood 1996a, 346.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 14v, 12 - 14v, 15  transcr.  image  image  image  image  -
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
AM 757 a 4° (BRydberg) -  
AM 757 a 4° (BFJ) -  
Lbs 444 4°x (444x) -  
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