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Lausavísa — Slembir LvII

Sigurðr slembidjákn Magnússon

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Sigurðr slembidjákn Magnússon, Lausavísa’ 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. 499-500.

 

This st. (Slembir Lv) is the only poetry attributed to Sigurðr. The metre is a mixture of fornyrðislag (ll. 1-3, 5-6) and tøglag ‘journey metre’ (ll. 4, 7-8; see SnSt Ht 69III, SnE 1999, 29-30) with an intricate pattern of internal rhymes linking the ll. together. The st. is recorded in Mork (Mork), in mss , F, E, J2ˣ and 42ˣ of HsonaHkr and in H, Hr (H-Hr). The prose and poetry of F follow Mork rather than Hkr here, hence F has not been included in the Hkr stemma in the present edn. is the main ms.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. SnE 1999 = Snorri Sturluson. 1999. Edda: Háttatal. Ed. Anthony Faulkes. Rpt. with addenda and corrigenda. University College London: Viking Society for Northern Research.
  3. Internal references
  4. Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘Heimskringla (Hkr)’ 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 [check printed volume for citation].
  5. Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘Hulda and Hrokkinskinna (H-Hr)’ 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 [check printed volume for citation].
  6. Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘Morkinskinna (Mork)’ 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 [check printed volume for citation].
  7. Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 69’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1181.
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