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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

II. 2. Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar (HSig) - 9

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2.2: Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar — Anon (HSig)II

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘ Anonymous, Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 815-23. <> (accessed 1 July 2022)

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SkP info: II, 819-20

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

6 — Anon (HSig) 6II

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar 6’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 819-20.

Vísts, at allvaldr austan
eggjask vestr at leggja
mót við marga knútu
— minn snúðr es þat — prúða.
Kná valþiðurr velja
— veit œrna sér beitu —
steik af stillis haukum
stafns; fylgik því jafnan.

Vísts, at allvaldr eggjask austan at leggja mót við marga prúða knútu vestr; þat es snúðr minn. {Valþiðurr} kná velja steik af haukum stafns stillis; veit sér œrna beitu; fylgik jafnan því.

It is certain that the mighty ruler is being urged from the east to arrange a meeting with many splendid knuckles in the west; that is my good fortune. {The carnage-grouse} [RAVEN/EAGLE] can choose steak from the hawks of the leader’s prow; it knows it has ample food; I always support that.

texts: Flat 1082, H-Hr 200, Hem, HSig 75 (III 150), MH 113, Mork 81, Hkr 529 (III 150)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte om historiske personer og begivenheder [XI]: [8]. Drömme- og varselsvers 8 (AI, 429-30; BI, 400); Skald I, 198; ÍF 28, 176-7 (HSig ch. 80), F 1871, 242, E 1916, 91; Mork 1867, 112, Mork 1928-32, 266, Andersson and Gade 2000, 264, 480 (MH); Flat 1860-8, III, 389 (MH); Fms 6, 403 (MH ch. 114); Hb 1892-6, 337-8, Fellows Jensen 1962, 45 (Hem).


AM 63 folx (Kx) 575v, 23 - 575v, 30 (Hkr)  image  
AM 39 fol (39) 30va, 23 - 30va, 23 (Hkr)  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 52ra, 2 - 52ra, 5 (Hkr)  image  image  image  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 25v, 24 - 25v, 26 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 293r, 12 - 293r, 19 (Hkr)  image  
GKS 1009 fol (Mork) 18v, 23 - 18v, 23 (Mork)  image  image  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 203rb, 66 - 203rb, 69 (Flat)  image  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 73r, 23 - 73r, 23 (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 52va, 5 - 52va, 5 (H-Hr)  image  
AM 544 4° (Hb) 69r, 31 - 69r, 33 (Hem)  image  image  
AM 326 b 4°x (326bx) 31r, 12 - 31v, 3 (Hem)  transcr.  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 530r, 3 - 530r, 10  image  
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