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EGils Selv 19IV

Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur 19 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (EGils Selv 19IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Borð flutu, byrr kom Njǫrðum
blíðr skǫfnunga hríðar,
sjór lék stafn ok stýri,
stirð inn at Miðfirði;
þar lét kastat knútu
kát ferð á hǫfn verða;
hafa sónviðir séna
Selkollu þá Heljar.


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 19: AI, 411, BI, 439, Skald II, 240; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 86.


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