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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Egill Skallagrímsson (Egill)

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

Sonatorrek (St) - 25

Skj info: Egill Skallagrímsson, Islandsk skjald; o. 900-983. (AI, 34-60, BI, 30-53).

Skj poems:
[8]. Ubestemmeligt brudstykke
1. Aðalsteinsdrápa
2. Hǫfuðlausn
3. Sonatorrek
4. Arinbjarnarkviða
5. Skjaldardrápa
6. Berudrápa
7. Lausavísur

Sonatorrek — Egill StV (Eg)

Not published: do not cite (Egill StV (Eg))

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Skj: Egill Skallagrímsson: 3. Sonatorrek, 960 (AI, 40-3, BI, 34-7)

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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

8 — Egill St 8V (Eg 79)

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Egill St 8V (Eg 79))

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Veizt ef sǫk
sverði of rækak,
vas ǫlsmið
allra tíma;
hroða vábrœðr
ef viða mættak,
fórk ægis
andvígr mani.  (kviðuháttr)

texts: Eg 79 (ch. 79)

editions: Skj Egill Skallagrímsson: 3. Sonatorrek 8 (AI, 41; BI, 35); Skald I, 22, NN §§1785, 2986B, 3005; Eg 1886-8, 364, ÍF 2, 249 (Eg ch. 78), Eg 2003, 149, Eg 2006, 144; Jón Helgason 1962a, 34-5.


AM 453 4°x (453x) 81v, 6 - 81v, 8 (Eg)  transcr.  image  
AM 462 4°x (462x) 96r, 8 - 96r, 10 (Eg)  image  image  
ÍB 169 4°x (169x) 16r - 16r (St)  image  image  
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