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EGils Selv 14IV

Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur 14 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (EGils Selv 14IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Sæll nam sǫkkva trǫlli
sǫngs meistari strǫngu
harðs með helgum orðum
hellis grams við mellu;
varð aldregi virðum,
víðfrægt er þat, síðan
mein at mǫrnar sjónum,
móð létti svá þjóðar.


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 14: AI, 410, BI, 438, Skald II, 239; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 85.


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