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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Móð Lv 1V (Nj 43)

Móðólfr Ketilsson, Lausavísa 1 — ed. R. D. Fulk

Not published: do not cite (Móð Lv 1V (Nj 43))

Móðólfr KetilssonLausavísa1

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Stafr lifir einn þars inni
unnfúrs viðir brunnu
(synir ollu því snjallir
Sigfúss) Níals húsa;
nú hefr Goldnis sonr goldit,
gekk eldr of sjǫt rekka,
ljóss brann hyrr í húsum,
Hǫskulds bana ens rǫskva.


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 2: AI, 604, BI, 604, Skald I, 294Nj 1875-89, I, 675, II, 520-2, ÍF 12, 335-6 (ch. 130), ÍS I, 284; Jón Þorkelsson 1870, 24.


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