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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Brúðkaupsvísur (Brúðv) - 33

not in Skj

Brúðkaupsvísur (‘Vísur about a Wedding’) — Anon BrúðvVII

Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir 2007, ‘ Anonymous, Brúðkaupsvísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 527-53. <> (accessed 24 January 2022)

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SkP info: VII, 540-1

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17 — Anon Brúðv 17VII

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Cite as: Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Brúðkaupsvísur 17’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 540-1.

‘Renna tekr rækt þín,
rauðbliks, við mig,
(hví sætir) hlynr (það)
hranna, en eg þier ann.
Hefjaz liet eg þín þrif;
þú hafnar mier nú;
ástum leiðir auðlistr
aðra; ertu að því saðr.

‘Rækt þín við mig tekr renna, {hlynr {rauðbliks hranna}}, en eg ann þier; hví sætir það? Eg liet þín þrif hefjaz; þú hafnar mier nú; auðlistr, leiðir aðra ástum; ertu að því saðr.

‘Your affection for me begins to dissolve, {maple {of the red gleam of the waves}} [GOLD > MAN], but I love you; what is the reason for that? I caused your prosperity to begin; you reject me now; you, wealth-skilful one, love another; you are convicted of that.

editions: Skj Not in Skj; ÍM II, 132.


AM 721 4° (721) 14v, 17 - 14v, 18  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 104v, 10 - 104v, 17  transcr.  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) 7, 11 - 7, 18  transcr.  
Lbs 2166 4°x (2166x) 7, 9 - 7, 16  transcr.  
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