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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. 3. Stríðkeravísur (Stríðk) - 1

not in Skj

2.4: Stríðkeravísur (‘Vísur of Grief-prick’) — Anon StríðkIII

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Stríðkeravísur’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 628.


Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: A. 3. Stríðkeravísur (AI, 590, BI, 591); stanzas (if different): [v]

in texts: LaufE

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 628. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 3. Anonymous Poems, 3. Stríðkeravísur, 1 [Vol. 3, 628] — Anon Stríðk 1III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Þess sitk, þægra hnossa
Þrúðr, ávalt, en prúða,
hverjum leik á hráka
hnugginn Gleipnis tuggu,
at urðhœings jarðar
ýtendr fyr mér nýtir
greipar svells ens gjalla
Gefn stríðkera nefni.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: A. 3. Stríðkeravísur (AI, 590; BI, 591); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x, 758x; texts: LaufE 116(375)
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