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Anon (Eg) 1V (Eg 13)

Lausavísa from Egils saga 1 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Anon (Eg) 1V (Eg 13))

Anonymous LausavísurLausavísa from Egils saga1

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Hvat skalt sveinn í sess minn?
Sjaldan hefr þú gefnar
vargi varmar bráðir,
vesa vilk ein of mína;
sátta hrafn í hausti
of hræsolli gjalla,
vastat at, þars eggjar
á skelþunnar runnusk.


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 3: AI, 603-4, BI, 603, Skald I, 294; Eg 1886-8, 148, ÍF 2, 121 (Eg ch. 48), Eg 2001, 72-3, Eg 2003, 67, Eg 2006, 64-5.


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