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Anon (Eb) 2V (Eb 36)

Lausavísur from Eyrbyggja saga 2 — ed. Judy Quinn

Not published: do not cite (Anon (Eb) 2V (Eb 36))

Anonymous LausavísurLausavísur from Eyrbyggja saga

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Hǫss knýr hjarðar vísi
(hann ræðr of fjǫr manna)
hallir, hristir mjallar
hadds, blóðvita rǫddu,
sá kennir þér sinna
svarðristit ben jarðar,
þat verðr at fé fjǫtrar
fjǫr þitt, en sék gǫrva.


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 2: AI, 425, BI, 394,


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