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Anon Hsv 53VII

Tarrin Wills and Stefanie Gropper (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Hugsvinnsmál 53’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 393.

Anonymous PoemsHugsvinnsmál
525354

Þolinmóðr þú skalt vera        við þegna lið;
        svá gerir sá, er vill hæverskan sið hafa.

Þú skalt vera þolinmóðr við þegna lið; svá gerir sá, er vill hafa hæverskan sið.

You must be patient with a host of men; he who wants to have courtly manners does this.

Mss: 624(143), 148ˣ(71v)

Editions: Skj AII, 179-80, Skj BII, 194, Skald II, 101; Hallgrímur Scheving 1831, 15, Gering 1907, 14, Tuvestrand 1977, 100, Hermann Pálsson 1985, 64.

Notes: [All]: Lat. parallel: Dist. I, 38 (cf. st. 52). In 624 the text seems somewhat corrupt, and is probably an alternative translation of st. 52/4-6.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Skald = Kock, Ernst Albin, ed. 1946-50. Den norsk-isländska skaldediktningen. 2 vols. Lund: Gleerup.
  3. Tuvestrand, Birgitta, ed. 1977. Hugsvinnsmál: Handskrifter och kritisk text. Lundastudier i nordisk språkvetenskap A:29. Lund: Carl Blom.
  4. Hermann Pálsson, ed. 1985a. Áhrif Hugsvinnsmála á aðrar fornbókmenntir. Studia Islandica/Íslensk Fræði 43. Reykjavík: Menningarsjóður.
  5. Gering, Hugo, ed. 1907. Hugsvinnsmál. Eine altisländische Übersetzung der Disticha Catonis. Kiel: Lipsius & Tischer.
  6. Hallgrímur Scheving, ed. 1831. Hugsvinnsmál, ásamt þeirra látinska frumriti. Skóla hátið. Viðeyar Klaustri: prentuð af Helga Helgasyni, á kostnað Bessastaða Skóla.
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