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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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EGils Guðv 13IV

Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup 13 — ed. Kirsten Wolf

Not published: do not cite (EGils Guðv 13IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Byskup svaraði runni rǫskum
rǫskr blíðliga hyrjar víðis :
"dugnað hljóta grafþvengs Gautar
Gautalands af yðr í þrautum;
jarðar trúi ek at vísir virði,
virðum kunnr, ok leiðar sunnu
þína ást með bjǫrtum bænum,
bæn vinnandi miskunn sinni.


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 13: AII, 407, BII, 433, Skald II, 237; Jón Sigurðsson et al. 1858-78, II, 102.


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