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EGils Selv 11IV

Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur 11 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (EGils Selv 11IV)

Einarr GilssonSelkolluvísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Vitr sá Leirvǫr ljóta
lands hǫfðingi standa,
ǫrr, ok ei sér fjarri,
áðr guðligra ráða,
en þollr af frægð fullri
fríðr blessaði víðis
glóða, glatt varð lýðum,
greypt flagð í jǫrð steyptiz.


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: Einarr Gilsson, 3. Selkollu-vísur 11: AI, 410, BI, 437, Skald II, 239; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 84.


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