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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þul Vápna 1III

Elena Gurevich (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Þulur, Vápna heiti 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 822.

Anonymous ÞulurVápna heiti1

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Enn kveð ek heita         ǫll vápn saman
járn, ǫr ok slǫg,         ísarn ok spjǫr.

Enn kveð ek ǫll vápn saman heita járn, ǫr ok slǫg, ísarn ok spjǫr.
‘Further, I say that all weapons together are called irons, arrow and strikes, iron and spears.

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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], IV. q. Vápna heiti: AI, 666, BI, 665, Skald I, 329; SnE 1848-87, I, 571, II, 478, 561, 621, SnE 1931, 204, SnE 1998, I, 122.


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