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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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EGils Guðv 4IV

Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup 4 — ed. Kirsten Wolf

Not published: do not cite (EGils Guðv 4IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

"Get ek at svá, kvað meiðir mæta,
mætr ætli þat vígslu gætir,
at Þorláki fái sem fullast
fulla dýrð í tíðum skýrða;
undrumz ei, þótt ljóst á landi
lands-hǫfðingjum fremri standi
mítru runnr við sæmd ok sanni
sanni prýddr, er oss gefz þannig."


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 4: AII, 405, BII, 430, Skald II, 235, NN §2639 anm; Jón Sigurðsson et al. 1858-78, II, 100.


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