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Anon (Ldn) 1IV

Lausavísur from Landnámabók 1 — ed. Richard Perkins

Not published: do not cite (Anon (Ldn) 1IV)

Anonymous LausavísurLausavísur from Landnámabók

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Einn byggvik stǫð steina
stafnrúm Atals hrafni,
esat of þegn á þiljum
þrǫng, býk á mar ranga;
rúm's bǫðvitrum betra
(brimdýri knák stýra),
lifa mun þat með lofðum
lengr, an ilt of gengi.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [X], II. B. 9. En höjbos klage: , BI, 173,


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