Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ESk Lv 15III

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Einarr Skúlason, Lausavísur 15’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 179.

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Barð rístr Gælu girði,
grefr saumr fjǫtur Taumu,
geyst ferr umbgørð Ostrar,
opt's men klofit Senju,
brand þvær Bolgu lindi,
bifask stinnr sili Kinnar,
hringr þýtr Hveðru lǫngum,
hart veltr Glanar belti.


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 14: AI, 485, BI, 457, Skald I, 225, NN §355; LaufE 1979, 268, 343; Resen 1977, Ee3.


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