Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Einarr Skúlason, Lausavísur 8’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 171.

Einarr SkúlasonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Brattr es baldrekr Þjóttu,
berr vindr Raðar linda,
víðgyrðill þýtr Vǫrðu,
veltr Fenringar belti,
yglisk umbgørð Huglar,
olmr's grásili Stolmar,
fleygir Bolmar baugi,
brakar Lygru men nakkvat.


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 Skúlason, 11. Lausavísur 11: AI, 484, BI, 456, Skald I, 224; SnE 1848-87, II, 491, III, 172; LaufE 1979 267, 342; Resen 1977, Ee3.


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