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Gestumblindi (Gestumbl)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Heiðreks gátur (Heiðr) - 37

Heiðreks gátur (‘Riddles of Heiðrekr’) — Gestumbl HeiðrVIII (Heiðr)

Not published: do not cite (Gestumbl HeiðrVIII (Heiðr))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. Heiðreks gátur, Gestumblindes gåder (AII, 221-8, BII, 240-7); stanzas (if different): 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VIII, p. 438. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

25 — Gestumbl Heiðr 25VIII (Heiðr 72)

Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 72 (Gestumblindi, Heiðreks gátur 25)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 438.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Fara sák
foldar moldbúa,
á sat nár á nái,
blindr reið blindum
brimleiðar til,
jór var andar vanr.
Heiðrekr konungr,
hygg þú at gátu.  (málaháttr)

texts: Heiðr 72 (51/54), TGT 117 [1-3], Gramm 119

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. Heiðreks gátur 11 (AII, 223; BII, 242); Skald II, 125; Heiðr 1672, 150, FSN 1, 472, Heiðr 1873, 253, 337, Heiðr 1924, 66, 74, 137, FSGJ 2, 42, Heiðr 1960, 37 (Heiðr), TGT 1884, 31, 232, TGT 1927, 180, TGT 1998, 232 (TGT); Edd. Min. 115-16.

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GKS 2845 4° (2845) 71v, 1 - 71v, 2 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 281 4°x (281x) 100r, 27 - 100r, 28 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
AM 597 b 4°x (597bx) 50v, 12 - 50v, 13 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 29r, 9 - 29r, 12 [1-6] (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 8r, 4 - 8r, 4 [1-3] (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 110, 17 - 110, 18 [1-3] (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 203 folx (203x) 103v, 22 - 103v, 27 (Heiðr)  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated