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Egill Skallagrímsson (Egill)

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

Lausavísur (Lv) - 48

Lausavísur — Egill LvV (Eg)

Not published: do not cite (Egill LvV (Eg))

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Skj: Egill Skallagrímsson: 7. Lausavísur (AI, 48-59, BI, 42-53); stanzas (if different): 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35a | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39? | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46

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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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

40 — Egill Lv 40V (Eg 70)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Skalat maðr rúnar rísta,
nema ráða vel kunni;
þat verðr mǫrgum manni,
es of myrkan staf villisk;
sák á telgðu tálkni
tíu launstafi ristna,
þat hefr lauka lindi
langs oftrega fengit.

texts: Eg 70

editions: Skj Egill Skallagrímsson: 7. Lausavísur 38 (951 - AI, 58; BI, 51); Skald I, 32; Eg 1886-8, 267, ÍF 2, 230 (Eg ch. 72), Eg 2001, 139, Eg 2003, 136, Eg 2006, 132-3.

sources

AM 132 fol (M) 92vb, 4 - 92vb, 8 (Eg)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 458 4°x (458x) 66v, 16 - 66v, 19 (Eg)  image  
AM 463 4°x (463x) 96, 6 - 96, 9 (Eg)  image  
AM 453 4°x (453x) 74r, 16 - 74r, 19 (Eg)  transcr.  image  
AM 462 4°x (462x) 87r, 19 - 87v, 2 (Eg)  image  image  
N A142 (N A142) 1, 1 - 2, 1 [1-3]  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 461 4°x (461x) 484, 13 - 485, 3 (Eg)  
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