Cite as: Matthew Townend (ed.) 2012, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísa from Fagrskinna 1’ 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. 1081.
See Introduction above. The speaker and his stanza are introduced in Fsk, Þá var annarr til leiddr. Sá mælti þetta ok hló at ‘Then another was led forward. He spoke this and laughed’. In Jvs, the introduction is more elaborate. The outcome of the scene is that the Jómsvíkingr is offered quarter by Eiríkr jarl, presumably on account of his bold conduct, and he accepts.
notes: For a later skaldic account of the executions following the battle of Hjǫrungavágr, and of the quarter given to Vagn Ákason and twelve others, see Bjbp Jóms 40-5.
texts: ‹Fsk 95›,
editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [X]: Tillæg . En Jomsviking (AI, 186; BI, 175); Skald I, 93, NN §2983; Fsk 1902-3, 100 (ch. 20), ÍF 29, 135 (ch. 22); Jvs 1879, 94.