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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Ldn 40bIV

Landnámabók 40b — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Anon Ldn 40bIV)

Anonymous íslendingasögurLandnámabók

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Auðr var vegskona mikil. Þá er hon var ellimóð, bauð hon til sín frændum sínum ok mágum ok bjó dýrliga veizlu; en er þrjár nætr hafði veizlan staðit, þá valdi hon gjafir vinum sínum ok réð þeim heilræði; sagði hon, at þá skyldi standa veizlan enn þrjár nætr; hon kvað þat vera skyldu erfi sitt. Þá nótt eftir andaðisk hon ok var grafin í flœðarmáli, sem hon hafði fyrir sagt, því at hon vildi eigi liggja í óvígðri moldu, er hon var skírð. Eptir þat spilltisk trúa frænda hennar.


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.


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