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Bjhít Lv 23V (BjH 35)

Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur 23 — ed. Alison Finlay

Not published: do not cite (Bjhít Lv 23V (BjH 35))

Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi ArngeirssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Út genk með lið lítit,
lítt sék hers við víti;
sverð fylgir menmyrði
mitt ok skjǫldr enn hvíti;
enn fyr einum, runni
ægis dýrs, of Mýrar,
vǫndr skal hjalts ór hendi
hrøkkva, fyrr an støkkvak.


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: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi, 2. Lausavísur 23: ,


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