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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Jarðar heiti — Þul JarðarIII

Anonymous Þulur

Elena Gurevich 2017, ‘ Anonymous, Jarðar heiti’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 877. <> (accessed 22 September 2021)


Jǫrð, fjǫrn, rofa,         eskja ok Hlóðyn,
gyma, Sif, Fjǫrgyn,         grund, hauðr ok rǫnd,
fold, vangr ok Fíf,         frón, hjarl ok barmr,
land, bjǫð, þruma,         láð ok merski.
‘Earth, landscape, furrow, one grown with ash trees and Hlóðyn, one populated with men, Sif, Fjǫrgyn, ground, surface and rim, field, meadow and Fife, country, loam and coast, land, flat land, slope, territory and marsh.
Holt, hals ok fjǫll,         hlíð ok leiti,
hóll, heiðr ok hvilpt,         hváll ok brekka,
hró, dalr ok vǫllr,         hvammr ok tunga,
mold, flag, rimi,         mór, laut ok sandr.
‘Grove, ridge and mountains, hillside and rise, knoll, heath and hollow, hillock and slope, mound, dale and field, coomb and tongue, mould, plain, low ridge, moor, depression and sand.

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