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Egill Lv 2V (Eg 5)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur 2 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Lv 2V (Eg 5))

Egill SkallagrímssonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Síþǫgla gaf sǫglum
sárgagls þría Agli
hirðimeiðr við hróðri
hagr brimrótar gagra,
ok bekkþiðurs blakka
borðvallar gaf fjorða
kennimeiðr, sás kunni,
kǫrbeð, Egil gleðja.


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 2: AI, 603, BI, 603, Skald I, 294; Eg 1886-8, 101-2, ÍF 2, 82 (Eg ch. 31), Eg 2001, 47, 201, Eg 2003, 44, Eg 2006, 38-9.


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