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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Lausavísur from Kristni saga — Anon (Kristni)IV

Anonymous Lausavísur

Lausavísur from Kristni saga — Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (Anon (Kristni)IV)


Hefr bǫrn borit
byskup níu,
þeira's allra
Þórvaldr faðir.
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Ryðfjónar gekk reynir
randa suðr á landi
beðs í bœnar smiðju
Baldrs sigtólum halda;
siðreynir lét síðan
snjallr morðhamar gjalla
hauðrs í hattar steðja
hjaldrs Vetrliða skaldi.
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