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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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EGils Guðv 11IV

Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup 11 — ed. Kirsten Wolf

Not published: do not cite (EGils Guðv 11IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Jafnan veit ek, en sjór nam sæta
sætum tír, er guð lét skíraz,
milli síðan enda allra
allheilaga Jórdán falla,
trúi ek enn at vǫtnin vinni
vinds ráðanda mǫrgu láði
ǫllu hjálp, en eigi spilli
auðs tínǫndum sǫngvar mínir.


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 11: AII, 406, BII, 432, Skald II, 236, NN §§2640, 3326; Jón Sigurðsson et al. 1858-78, II, 101.


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