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Anon (Ldn) 6IV

Lausavísur from Landnámabók 6 — ed. Richard Perkins

Not published: do not cite (Anon (Ldn) 6IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Snjallr á haug á hellu,
Hjaldr á búð til kalda,
vekið ér í dag dreyra
drótt; nú's sigr á spjótum;
valdr man hitt at hildar
hlæjandi rauðk blæju
(skjǫld nefnik svá) skǫfnum
skjóma fyrstr at rómu.


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 om historiske personer og begivenheder [XI], [8]. Drömme- og varselsvers 6: AI, 429, BI, 399,


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