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Anon 732b 1III

Jonathan Grove (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from AM 732 b 4° 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1248.

Anonymous LausavísurLausavísur from AM 732 b 4°

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Meyjar bað men-Týr
mætrar, sá er fágætr,
hljótr fekk við hryggbrot
hásætrs vátar nætr;
krapti var ok konu sviptr
kauði, var hann þess trauðr;
slík gjǫraz mál mjó
mærðar í skaup færð.


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 XIV], A. 10. Løse vers 1: AII, 463, BII, 495-6, Skald II, 271; Finnur Jónsson 1886a, 187, 191-2, Metr. §29, Finnur Jónsson 1934a, 60.


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