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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

I. 5. Lausavísur from Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar in mesta (ÓT) - 3

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2.2: Lausavísur from Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar in mesta — Anon (ÓT)I

Kate Heslop and Diana Whaley 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Lausavísur from Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar in mesta’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1082.

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SkP info: I, 1085

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3 — Anon (ÓT) 3I

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Cite as: Kate Heslop (ed.) 2012, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar in mesta 3’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1085.

Leika barðs á borði
byrhreins fyr þér einum
— gramr mun á foldu fremri
fár — sex tigir ára.
Mér leikr einn ok annarr
ǫldu sveipr í greipum
(því verðk) borðs á barða
(bæginn fyr þér vægja).

 

Sixty oars swing on the gunwale {of the breeze-reindeer of the stem}, [SHIP] for you alone; few rulers on earth can be more outstanding. {One and another sweeper of the wave} [OAR] plays in my grip on {the whale of the gunwale}; [SHIP] therefore I must, though combative, yield to you.

notes: [3] mun á: This syllabic structure in a metrical dip is normally found in later skaldic poetry.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [X]: I. B. 10. En nordmand, nǫkkvamaðr b (AI, 180; BI, 170); Skald I, 91, NN §§514, 2108; Fms 2, 181, Fms 12, 51, SHI 2, 168, ÓT 1958-2000, II, 134 (ch. 212), Flat 1860-8, I, 396.

sources

AM 61 fol (61) 53vb, 33 - 53vb, 35 (ÓT)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 53 fol (53) 50vb, 34 - 50vb, 28 (ÓT)  transcr.  image  
AM 54 fol (54) 43vb, 35 - 43vb, 38 (ÓT)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 79va, 31 - 79va, 35 (ÓT)  image  
AM 62 fol (62) 43rb, 4 - 43rb, 7 (ÓT)  transcr.  image  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 52va, 26 - 52va, 29 (ÓT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 502r, 11 - 502v, 3  transcr.  image  
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