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Anon (StSt) 2VIII (StSt 2)

Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Sturlaugs saga starfsama 2 (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Sturlaugs saga starfsama 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 784.

Anonymous LausavísurLausavísur from Sturlaugs saga starfsama

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Skal hann í helju
hvíldar njóta
ok margskonar
meina kenna;
þá mun Sturlaugr
enn starfsami
með góma kvern
grafinn í stykki.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 17. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Sturlaugs saga starfsama 2: AII, 342, BII, 364, Skald II, 197; StSt 1694, 51, FSN III, 628, FSGJ 142, StSt 1969, 21-2, 207, 349.


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