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Runic Dictionary

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Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson (Bjhít)

11th century; volume 5; ed. Alison Finlay;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 24

Lausavísur — Bjhít LvV (BjH)

Not published: do not cite (Bjhít LvV (BjH))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24 

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur (AI, 300-5, BI, 277-83); stanzas (if different): 19

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

23 — Bjhít Lv 23V (BjH 35)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Út genk með lið lítit,
lítt sék hers við víti;
sverð fylgir menmyrði
mitt ok skjǫldr enn hvíti;
enn fyr einum, runni
ægis dýrs, of Mýrar,
vǫndr skal hjalts ór hendi
hrøkkva, fyrr an støkkvak.

texts: BjH 35 (ch. 32)

editions: Skj Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 23 (AI, 304-5; BI, 282); Skald I, 144, NN §766; BjH 1847, 63, BjH 1893, 66, ÍF 3, 197-8 (BjH ch. 32), BjH 1966, 240-5.


AM 162 F fol (162F) 2v, 26 - 2v, 29 (BjH)  image  image  
AM 551 d α 4°x (551d αx) 28r, 13 - 28r, 17 (BjH)  image  
AM 488 4°x (488x) 52v, 22 - 53r, 3 (BjH)  image  image  
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