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Egill Skallagrímsson (Egill)

10th century; volume 5; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Hǫfuðlausn (Hfl) - 24

Hǫfuðlausn — Egill HflV (Eg)

Not published: do not cite (Egill HflV (Eg))

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

for reference only:  13x   14x   16x 

Skj: Egill Skallagrímsson: 2. Hǫfuðlausn, 936 (AI, 35-9, BI, 30-3); stanzas (if different): 14/1-4, 13/5-8 | 14/1-4, 16/5-4 [A 18, 16/5-8] | 18 [A 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

13 — Egill Hfl 13V (Eg 46)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Beit fleinn floginn,
þá vas friðr loginn,
vas almr dreginn,
varð ulfr feginn;
brustu broddar,
en bitu oddar,
bôru hǫrvar
af bogum ǫrvar.  (runhent)

texts: Eg 46, Eg 46

editions: Skj Egill Skallagrímsson: 2. Hǫfuðlausn 14/1-4, 13/5-8 (AI, 38; BI, 32); Skald I, 20; Eg 1886-8, 354, ÍF 2, 189-90 (Eg ch. 60), Eg 2003, 109-10, Eg 2006, 108-9, 177.

sources

WolfAug 9 10 4° (Wolf) 50r, 6 - 50r, 8 [5-8, 1-4] (Eg)  transcr.  image  
AM 162 A ε fol (162A ε) 3v, 34 - 3v, 35 (Eg)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 453 4°x (453x) 59v, 11 - 59v, 12 (Eg)  transcr.  image  
AM 462 4°x (462x) 70v, 6 - 70v, 7 (Eg)  image  image  
AM 552 r 4°x (552rx) 6v - 6v (Hfl)  image  image  
Worm 1636 (LR) 234 - 235  image  
AM 458 4°x (458x) 55r, 21 - 55v, 1 (Eg)  image  
AM 461 4°x (461x) 390, 12 - 391, 1  
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