Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

I. 2. Liðsmannaflokkr (Liðs) - 10

2.1: Liðsmannaflokkr (‘Flokkr of the household troops’) — Anon LiðsI

Edited by Russell Poole

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10 

Skj: Anonyme digte om historiske personer og begivenheder [XI]: [2]. Liðsmannaflokkr (AI, 422-3, BI, 391-3); stanzas (if different): 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 1016. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

1 — Anon Liðs 1I

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Gǫngum upp, áðr Engla
ættlǫnd farin rǫndu
morðs ok miklar ferðir
malmregns stafar fregni;
verum hugrakkir Hlakkar,
hristum spjót ok skjótum,
leggr fyr órum eggjum
Engla gnótt á flótta.

texts: Flat 947, ÓHLeg 2

editions: Skj Anonyme digte om historiske personer og begivenheder [XI]: [2]. Liðsmannaflokkr 1 (AI, 422; BI, 391); Skald I, 194; Flat 1860-8, III, 238, ÓH 1941, II, 684; ÓHLeg 1922, 11, ÓHLeg 1982, 48-9.

manuscripts

GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 186vb, 27 - 186vb, 27 (Flat)  image  image  
DG 8 (DG8) 73r, 9 - 73r, 11 (ÓHLeg)  transcr.  image  
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