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Lausavísur — Árm LvII

Ármóðr

Judith Jesch 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Ármóðr, Lausavísur’ 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. 620-3.

 

Ármóðr’s lvv. (Árm Lv) are transmitted in Orkn. Lv 1, 4 are in Flat (Flat, the only ms. of the saga at this point) and also in R702ˣ, a collection of verses from a lost ms. of the saga and its copy 762ˣ. Flat is the main ms. for these sts. Lv 2-3 are in the same mss and also in the fragmentary saga ms. 325I, which is the main ms. for these. Despite its late date and compilatory character, R702ˣ is quite high up the stemma, and its readings are occasionally preferred to both main mss where justified.

References

  1. Internal references
  2. Diana Whaley 2012, ‘Flateyjarbók (Flat)’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. clxi-clxii.
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