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Anon Sól 82VII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 82’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 356-7.

Anonymous PoemsSólarljóð
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text and translation

Hér vit skiljumz        ok hittaz munum
        á feginsdegi fira;
dróttinn minn        gefi þeim dauðum ró
        ok hinum líkn, er lifa.

Hér skiljumz vit ok munum hittaz á feginsdegi fira; dróttinn minn gefi þeim dauðum ró ok líkn hinum, er lifa.
 
‘Here we two part and we will meet on men’s day of joy; may my Lord give to the dead peace, and grace to those who live.

notes and context

Many eds have regarded this as the final st. of the original Sólarljóð and do not include st. 83.

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Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII], G [6]. Sólarljóð 82: AI, 640, BI, 648, Skald I, 316; Bugge 1867, 370, Falk 1914, 50, Björn M. Ólsen 1915, 23-4, Fidjestøl 1979, 71, Njörður Njarðvík 1991, 108-9, Njörður Njarðvík 1993, 88, 156.

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