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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

II. 6. Lausavísa from Orkneyinga saga (Orkn) - 1

not in Skj

2.2: Lausavísa from Orkneyinga saga — Anon (Orkn)II

Judith Jesch 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Lausavísa from Orkneyinga saga’ 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, pp. 838-9.


SkP info: II, 838-9

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1 — Anon (Orkn) 1II

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Cite as: Judith Jesch (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísa from Orkneyinga saga 1’ 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, pp. 838-9.

Heyrik hitt, en órir
hafa dolgar skap folgit,
þengill ríkr, af þingi
þann kvitt búandmanna,
at valdandar vildi,
vargseðjandi, margir,
at þú vigg á brim byggir
brands en Pál at landi.

Heyrik hitt, ríkr þengill, af þingi—en dolgar órir hafa folgit skap—, þann kvitt búandmanna, at margir valdandar vildi, {vargseðjandi}, at þú byggir {vigg brands} á brim en Pál at landi.

I hear this, mighty lord, from the assembly—and our enemies have concealed intent—, the rumour of the landowners that many powerful men wished, {wolf-sater} [WARRIOR], that you should occupy {the steed of the prow} [SHIP] on the sea and that Páll should be on the land.

texts: Flat 686, Orkn 40

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: B. Vers om bestemte personer og begivenheder 16 (AI, 594; BI, 595); Skald I, 290, NN §1231; Flat 1860-8, II, 459, Orkn 1887, 125, Orkn 1913-16, 184, ÍF 34, 166 (ch. 73), Bibire 1988, 227.


GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 137vb, 14 - 137vb, 16 (Orkn)  transcr.  image  image  image  
UppsUB R 702x (R702x) 42r, 9 - 42r, 11 (Orkn)  transcr.  image  
AM 762 4°x (762x) - (Ragn)  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 281v, 3 - 281v, 10  transcr.  image  
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