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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Sól 69VII/1 —  ‘saw’

Menn ek þá,        er margt höfðu
        gefit at guðs lögum;
hreinir kyndlar        váru yfir höfði þeim
        brendir bjartliga.

Ek menn þá, er margt höfðu gefit at guðs lögum; hreinir kyndlar váru brendir bjartliga yfir höfði þeim.

I saw men then who had given much according to God’s laws; pure candles were being burned brightly over their heads.


[1] ek: so papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ, ek sá 166bˣ, 167b 6ˣ


[1] sá ek ‘I saw’: See Note to 61/1 above.



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