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Gyðja (Gyðja)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 6

Lausavísur — Gyðja LvVIII (Ǫrv)

Not published: do not cite (Gyðja LvVIII (Ǫrv))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6 

SkP info: VIII, 874

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1 — Gyðja Lv 1VIII (Ǫrv 59)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 59 (Gyðja, Lausavísur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 874.

Hverr veldr eldi,         hverr orrostu,
hverr jarls magni         eggjum beitir?
Hof sviðnuðu,         hörgar brunnu;
hverr rauð eggjar         á yngva nið?

Hverr veldr eldi, hverr orrostu, hverr beitir eggjum magni jarls? Hof sviðnuðu, hörgar brunnu; hverr rauð eggjar á nið yngva?

Who is causing the fire, who [causes] the battle, who is swinging blades with the power of a jarl? Temples were ablaze, sanctuaries burned; who reddened blades on the descendant of a prince?

texts: Ǫrv 59

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga VIII 1 (Álfr - AII, 303; BII, 322); Skald II, 172; Ǫrv 1888, 181, Ǫrv 1892, 91, FSGJ 2, 327-8; Edd. Min. 74.


Holm perg 7 4° (7) 56r, 22 - 56r, 23 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 344 a 4° (344a) 23v, 5 - 23v, 6 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 343 a 4° (343a) 78v, 37 - 78v, 38 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 91r - 91r (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 57r, 3 - 57r, 6 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 30r, 22 - 30r, 23 (Ǫrv)  
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