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Anon Nkt 71II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 71’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 804.

Anonymous PoemsNóregs konungatal
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Þótti ǫrr
ok ósvikall
faðir hans
flestum mǫnnum.
Vissi Loptr
und logi skýja
óvin sinn
engan fœddan.

Faðir hans þótti flestum mǫnnum ǫrr ok ósvikall. Loptr vissi engan óvin sinn fœddan und {logi skýja}.
 
‘His father seemed liberal and honest to most men. Loptr had no enemy born beneath the flame of the clouds [SUN].

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XII], [2]. Nóregs konunga-tal 79: AI, 589, BI, 589, Skald I, 287; Flat 1860-8, II, 528.

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