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Anon Eirm 5I

R. D. Fulk (ed.) 2012, ‘Anonymous Poems, Eiríksmál 5’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1010.

Anonymous PoemsEiríksmál
456

text and translation

‘Sigmundr ok Sinfjǫtli,         rísið snarliga
        ok gangið í gǫgn grami.
Inn þú bjóð,         ef Eirekr séi;
        hans es mér nú vôn vituð.’

‘Sigmundr ok Sinfjǫtli, rísið snarliga ok gangið í gǫgn grami. Bjóð þú inn, ef Eirekr séi; vôn hans es nú vituð mér.’
 
‘‘Sigmundr and Sinfjǫtli, rise quickly and go to meet the prince. Invite [him] in, if it is Eiríkr; it is he I am expecting now.’

notes and context

As for st. 1 (Fsk).

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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: Anonyme digte og vers [X], I. A. [1]. Eiríksmál 5: AI, 175, BI, 165, Skald I, 89; Fsk 1902-3, 29 (ch. 7), ÍF 29, 78 (ch. 8); Möbius 1860, 231-2, Gordon 1957, 149, Jón Helgason 1968, 22.

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