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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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EGils Guðv 12IV

Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup 12 — ed. Kirsten Wolf

Not published: do not cite (EGils Guðv 12IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Sagðar hefig, kvað bǫlva brigðir
brigðlunduðum erki-Þundi,
beini láðs sem vildar-vinnu
víns kastala íðnir mínar;
veitið mér af skýrleik skjótum
skjóta dygð, ef finnið ljótar
várar gǫrðir, frelsir fyrða
fyrðum þýðr, en ek skal hlýða."


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 12: AII, 406-7, BII, 432, Skald II, 236, NN§§1547, 2641; Jón Sigurðsson et al. 1858-78, II, 101-2.


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