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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. Málsháttakvæði (Mhkv) - 30

5: Málsháttakvæði (‘Proverb poem’) — Anon MhkvIII

Roberta Frank 2017, ‘ Anonymous, Málsháttakvæði’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1213. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1029> (accessed 26 September 2021)

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: A. [1]. Málsháttakvæði, Et orknøsk(?) digt, omkr. 1200. (AII, 130-6, BII, 138-45)

SkP info: III, 1243

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30 — Anon Mhkv 30III

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Cite as: Roberta Frank (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Poems, Málsháttakvæði 30’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1243.

Stjórnlausu hefk slungit saman,
svá vildak …

Hefk slungit saman stjórnlausu, svá vildak …

I have thrown together something rudderless, thus I wished …

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: A. [1]. Málsháttakvæði 30 (AII, 136; BII, 145); Skald II, 78; Möbius 1874, 12, Wisén 1886-9, I, 76.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 55r, 37 - 55r, 37 (Mhkv)  transcr.  image  image  image  
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