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VII. Leiðarvísan (Leið) - 45

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Leiðarvísan (‘Way-Guidance’) — Anon LeiðVII

Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Leiðarvísan’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 137-78.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan, et digt fra det 12. årh. (AI, 618-26, BI, 622-33)

SkP info: VII, 149-50

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10 — Anon Leið 10VII

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Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan 10’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 149-50.

‘Munk’, kvað vǫrðr, ‘í virða’,
vallræfrs, ‘liðu alla
— stríð þjá drótt til dauða
drjúghvasst — eldum kasta,
ef vegrunnar vinna
varrelgs daga helga
elds eða eigi gjalda
allþétt tíund rétta.’

 

{The warden {of the plain-roof}} [SKY/HEAVEN > = God] said: ‘I will cast fires into all the limbs of menafflictions will plague mankind severely unto deathif {the trees {of the fire {of the way {of the wake-elk}}}} [(lit. ‘way-trees of the fire of the wake-elk’) SHIP > SEA > GOLD > MEN] work very energetically on holy days or do not pay the correct tithe’.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 10 (AI, 620; BI, 624); NN §§2141, 3249; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1844, 59-60, Rydberg 1907, 5, Attwood 1996a, 62, 173.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 10v, 9 - 10v, 11  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 757 a 4° (BRydberg) -  
AM 624 4° (624) 87, 3 - 87, 6  image  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
Lbs 444 4°x (444x) -  
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