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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Egill Berdr 1V (Eg 128)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Berudrápa 1 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Berdr 1V (Eg 128))

Egill SkallagrímssonBerudrápa1

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Heyri fúss á forsa
fallhadds vinar stalla,
hyggi, þegn, til þagnar
þinn lýðr, konungs mína,
opt skal arnar kjapta
ǫrð góð of trǫð Hǫrða,
hrafnstýrandi hræra
hregna, mín of fregnask.


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, 6. Berudrápa: AI, 48, BI, 42, Skald I, 27, NN §§236, 1043, 2729, 3004; Eg 1886-8, 294, ÍF 2, 275-6 (Eg ch. 79), Eg 2001, 154, Eg 2003, 167 (Eg).


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