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VII. Sólarljóð (Sól) - 83

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Sólarljóð (‘Song of the Sun’) — Anon SólVII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Sólarljóð’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 287-357.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [6]. Sólarljóð, digt fra det 12. årh. (AI, 628-40, BI, 635-48)

SkP info: VII, 311

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24 — Anon Sól 24VII

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Cite as: Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 24’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 311.

Sál hans bað        inn sanni guð
        í sinn fögnuð fara;
en sökudólgar
        hygg ek síðla myni
        kallaðir frá kvölum.

Inn sanni guð bað sál hans fara í fögnuð sinn; en ek hygg sökudólgar myni síðla kallaðir frá kvölum.

The true God commanded his soul to journey into his joy; but I think that his enemies will be summoned late from torments.

Mss: 166bˣ(46v), papp15ˣ(3r), 738ˣ(81r), 167b 6ˣ(2v), 214ˣ(150r), 1441ˣ(583), 10575ˣ(4r), 2797ˣ(232)

Readings: [1] bað: bauð 738ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ    [2] inn: heim papp15ˣ, heim inn 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ    [4] en: om. papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ, 214ˣ    [5] síðla: corrected from ‘síðar’ 738ˣ;    myni (‘mune’): so papp15ˣ, 167b 6ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 2797ˣ, munu 166bˣ, muni corrected from ‘mun’ 738ˣ, ‘mano’ 10575ˣ

Editions: Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII], G [6]. Sólarljóð 24: AI, 631, BI, 639, Skald I, 310-11; Bugge 1867, 360-1, Falk 1914, 10, Björn M. Ólsen 1915, 11, Fidjestøl 1979, 63, Njörður Njarðvík 1991, 59-60, Njörður Njarðvík 1993, 30, 107.

Notes: [3] fögnuð ‘joy’: Also describes heaven in Anon Líkn 52. — [5-6]: An example of litotes; the speaker thinks that the man’s assailants will never be released from torments. — [6] kallaðir frá kvölum ‘summoned from torments’: Cf. st. 45/6.

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