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Runic Dictionary

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Einarr þveræingr Eyjólfsson (Eþver)

11th century; volume 1; ed. Diana Whaley;

V. Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

Einarr (Eþver) was the son of Eyjólfr Valgerðarson (EValg), and his nickname refers to his home territory of Þverá (Munkaþverá in Eyjafjörður, northern Iceland). He is an adversary of the titular hero in Víga-Glúms saga, and his second lausavísa Eþver Lv 2V (Glúm 11) is associated with a fight against Víga-Glúmr (ÍF 9, 94-5); it is edited in SkP V. Finnur Jónsson (LH I, 519) believed both Einarr’s lausavísur to be genuine, citing the form rinna, which rhymes on linns in Lv 2/2V.

Lausavísa — Eþver LvV

Not published: do not cite (Eþver LvV)

stanzas:  2 

Skj: Einarr Eyjolfsson, þveræingr: Lausavísur (AI, 307, BI, 284-285)

in texts: Glúm, LdnÞb

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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

2 Vol. 5. Víga-Glúms saga 11 (Einarr þveræingr Eyjólfsson, Lausavísa, 2) — Eþver Lv 2V (Glúm 11)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Þrøngvir varð á þingi
þremjalinns at rinna;
vasat í Ála éli
auðlattr fyr mel brattan;
þás marstéttar máttit
Mævils við þrǫm sævar
geira njótr á grjóti
Gestils klauf of festa.

Skj: Einarr Eyjolfsson, þveræingr: Lausavísur 1 (AI, 307; BI, 284); dróttkvætt; ed. JM; group: D; mss: M, Þb106x; texts: Glúm 11, LdnÞb 0
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