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Anon (Nj) 2V (Nj 46)

Lausavísur from Njáls saga 2 — ed. R. D. Fulk

Not published: do not cite (Anon (Nj) 2V (Nj 46))

Anonymous LausavísurLausavísur from Njáls saga

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Hǫggorma mun hefjask
herði-Þundr á landi;
séa munu menn á moldu
margar heila borgir;
nú vex blárra brodda
beystisullr í fjǫllum;
koma mun sumra seggja
sveita-dǫgg á leggi.


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 5: AI, 605, BI, 605, Skald I, 294; Nj 1875-89, I, 700, II, 527-312, ÍF 12, 348 (ch. 133), ÍS I, 290; Jón Þorkelsson 1870, 26.


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