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Not published: do not cite (Gestumbl HeiðrVIII (Heiðr))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

SkP info: VIII, 450

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36 — Gestumbl Heiðr 36VIII (Heiðr 83)

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Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 83 (Gestumblindi, Heiðreks gátur 36)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 450.

Hverjar eru þeir tveir,         er tíu hafa fætr,
        augu þrjú, ok einn hala?
Heiðrekr konungr,         hyggðu at gátu

Hverjar eru þeir tveir, er hafa tíu fætr, þrjú augu, ok einn hala? Heiðrekr konungr, hyggðu at gátu.

Who are those two, who have ten feet, three eyes, and one tail? King Heiðrekr, think about the riddle.

texts: Heiðr 83 (69/65)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. Heiðreks gátur 29 (AII, 227; BII, 245-6); Skald II, 127; Heiðr 1672, 152, FSN 1, 486, Heiðr 1873, 262, 343, Heiðr 1924, 82, 139, FSGJ 2, 50, Heiðr 1960, 44; Edd. Min. 119-20.

sources

GKS 2845 4° (2845) 72v, 4 - 72v, 4 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 281 4°x (281x) 100v, 30 - 100v, 31 [1-3] (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
AM 597 b 4°x (597bx) 51r, 23 - 51r, 24 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 29v, 22 - 30r, 1 [1-3] (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
AM 203 folx (203x) 108r, 14 - 108r, 16 (Heiðr)  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated