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Egill Aðdr 1V (Eg 21)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Aðalsteinsdrápa 1 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Aðdr 1V (Eg 21))

Egill SkallagrímssonAðalsteinsdrápa

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Nú hefr fald-Gnáar felda,
fellr jǫrð und nið Ellu,
hjaldr-snerrandi, harra
hǫfuðbaðmr þría jǫfra;
Aðalsteinn of vann annat,
alt's lægra kynfrægjum
(hér sverjum þess, hyrjar
hrannbrjótr) konungmanni.


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: Egill Skallagrímsson, 1. Aðalsteinsdrápa 1: AI, 34, BI, 30, Skald I, 19, NN §§144, 2008 F, 2413; Eg 1886-8, 178-9, ÍF 2, 146 (Eg ch. 55), Eg 2001, 87-8, Eg 2003, 82-3.


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