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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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EGils Guðv 7IV

Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup 7 — ed. Kirsten Wolf

Not published: do not cite (EGils Guðv 7IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Gjǫrði alt með einu orði,
orð skýra svá, drottinn forðum,
greindi síðan allvaldr anda
andar-gipta smíði vandat;
treysti ek rétt af magni mestu,
mest styrkir þat vella lesti,
himintungla er siklings sómi
sæmiligr, á þessi dæmi."


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 7: AII, 405, BII, 431, Skald II, 236; Jón Sigurðsson et al. 1858-78, II, 100-1.


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