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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gizurr Þorvaldsson (Giz)

13th century; volume 4; ed. Guðrún Nordal;

IV. Lausavísur (Lv) - 2

Skj info: Gizurr Þorvaldsson, Islandsk höfding, 13. årh. (AII, 98-99, BII, 110-11).

Skj poems:
1. En drape om Hakon d. gamle
2. Lausavísur

Lausavísur — Giz LvIV

Guðrún Nordal (forthcoming), ‘ Gizurr Þorvaldsson, Lausavísur’ in Guðrún Nordal (ed.), Poetry on Icelandic History. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 4. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 20 October 2021)

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Skj: Gizurr Þorvaldsson: 2. Lausavísur (AII, 99, BII, 110-11)

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

1 — Giz Lv 1IV

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Giz Lv 1IV)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Enn mank bǫl þats brunnu
bauga-Hlín ok mínir,
skaði kennir mér minni
minn, þrír synir inni;
glaðr munat Gǫndlar rǫðla
gnýskerðandi verða,
brjótr lifir sjá við sútir
sverðs, nema hefndir verði.

(Endnu husker jeg den ulykke, at min hustru og mine 3 sönner indebrændte; mit tab lærer mig at huske; krigeren vil ikke blive glad, medmindre der kommer hævn; den kriger lever ved sorg.)

texts: Ísls 79, Stu 132 (110)

editions: Skj Gizurr Þorvaldsson: 2. Lausavísur 1 (1253 - AII, 99; BII, 110); Skald II, 58; Stu 1906-11, II, 208, Stu 1946, I, 496 (ch. 175), Stu 1988, 644 (ch. 414).


AM 122 a fol (I) 103va, 12 - 103va, 16 (Stu)  transcr.  image  
AM 122 b fol (II) 20ra, 9 - 20ra, 13 (Stu)  transcr.  image  
AM 114 folx (114x) 210r, 6 - 210r, 10 (Stu)  transcr.  
BLAdd 11127x (11127x) 166v - 166v (Stu)  
Holm papp 8 4°x (papp8x) 793, 13 - 793, 17 (Stu)  transcr.  image  
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