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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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EGils Guðv 10IV

Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup 10 — ed. Kirsten Wolf

Not published: do not cite (EGils Guðv 10IV)

Einarr GilssonVísur um Guðmund biskup

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Jórdán varð, þá er skjǫldung skírði
skíran Jón, er hjálpar ljónum,
blessuð endr ok, geisla grundar,
grandalaus af helgum anda;
þessi dýrð hefir vǫtn at vísu
vísa drottins gǫrvǫll prísat,
finnaz þau, með sigri sǫnnum,
sǫnnust orð, til líknar mǫnnum.


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 10: AII, 406, BII, 432, Skald II, 236, NN§2639; Jón Sigurðsson et al. 1858-78, II, 101.


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