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Anon (Vǫls) 6VIII (Vǫls 26)

Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Vǫlsunga saga 26 (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Vǫlsunga saga 6)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 797.

Anonymous LausavísurLausavísur from Vǫlsunga saga

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Sumir viðfiska tóku,
sumir vitnishræ skífðu,
sumir Guttormi gáfu
við mungáti
ok marga hluti
aðra í tyfrum.


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

FSN I, 199, Vǫls 1906-8, 79-80, FSGJ I, 189, Vǫls 1965, 58 (Vǫls ch. 32); NK 323.


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