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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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GunnHám Lv 14V (Nj 29)

Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur 14 — ed. R. D. Fulk

Not published: do not cite (GunnHám Lv 14V (Nj 29))

Gunnarr HámundarsonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Mælti dǫgla deilir
dôðum rakkr, sás háði
bjartr með beztu hjarta
benrǫgn, faðir Hǫgna;
heldr kvazk hjalmi faldinn
hjǫrþilju sjá vilja
vættidraugr an vægja,
val-Freyju stafr, deyja,
val-Freyju stafr, deyja.


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 b. Uægte vers i sagaer: I Njálssaga 1: AI, 604, BI, 604, Skald I, 294, NN §1238Nj 1875-89, I, 372, II, 468-71, ÍF 12, 193 (ch. 78), ÍS I, 215; Jón Þorkelsson 1870, 17.


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