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Egill Lv 1V (Eg 4)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur 1 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Lv 1V (Eg 4))

Egill SkallagrímssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Kominn emk ern til arna
Yngvars, þess's beð lyngva
(hann vask fúss at finna)
fránþvengjar gefr drengjum;
mun eigi þú, þægir,
þrévetran mér betra,
ljósundinna landa
linns, óðar smið finna.


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 [XII], F a. Uægte vers i sagaer: I Egilssaga 1: AI, 603, BI, 602, Skald I, 293; Eg 1886-8, 101, ÍF 2, 81-2 (Eg ch. 31), Eg 2001, 46-7, Eg 2003, 43-4, Eg 2006, 38-9.


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