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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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EGils Guðv 1IV

Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup 1 — ed. Kirsten Wolf

Not published: do not cite (EGils Guðv 1IV)

Einarr GilssonVísur um Guðmund biskup

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Frétt hefir ǫld, at sækir sótti
sóttalauss at vilja dróttins
klerkavalds ok ítrar orku
erkibyskup harðla merkan;
Guðmund frá ek at rægði reyndar,
reyndiz þat með flærð ok leyndum,
reitin þjóð við seggja sætti;
sætt urðu mál fyrða gætis.


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: Einarr Gilsson, 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 1: AII, 404, BII, 429-30, Skald II, 234-5; Jón Sigurðsson et al. 1858-78, II, 99.


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