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Anon (Eir) 1V (Eir 3)

Lausavísa from Eiríks saga rauða 1 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Anon (Eir) 1V (Eir 3))

Anonymous LausavísurLausavísa from Eiríks saga rauða1

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Eltu seggir
(allsatt vas þat)
einn einfœting
ofan til strandar,
en kynligr maðr
kostaði rásar
hart ofstopi;
heyr Karlsefni


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], [7]. Lausavísur 1: AI, 424, BI, 394, Skald I, 195; Rafn 1837, 160, Finnur Magnússon et al. 1838-45, I, 434-5, Reeves 1890, 120, 137, Eir 1891, 44, Hb 1892-6, 442, ÍF 4, 232 (Eir ch. 12), Halldór Hermannsson 1944, 28, Eir 1945, 76 (no. 388),  ÍF 4 (Viðauki), 432 (Eir ch. 12), ÍS I, 534; Vigfusson and Powell 1879, 139, Gordon 1957, 54.


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