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EGils Selv 8IV

Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur 8 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (EGils Selv 8IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Báðu byskup síðan
bálregns viðir gegnir
hjaldrs, at hann hjálpa skyldi
hugrakkr firum nakkvat;
fór til Hólms, er heyrði
hǫrmung um lið þunga
leika sjóvar, sækir,
snjallr manndáða allra.


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 8: AI, 409, BI, 436, Skald II, 238, NN §1552; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 84.


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