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Egill Hfl 4V (Eg 37)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Hǫfuðlausn 4 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Hfl 4V (Eg 37))

Egill SkallagrímssonHǫfuðlausn
345

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Óx hjǫrva glam
við hlífar þrǫm;
guðr óx of gram;
gramr sótti fram;
þar heyrðisk þá,
þaut mækis ô,
malmhríðar spô,
sú's mest of lá.

sources

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, 2. Hǫfuðlausn 4: AI, 36, BI, 31, Skald I, 19; Eg 1886-8, 351, ÍF 2, 186 (Eg ch. 60), Eg 2003, 107, Eg 2006, 104-5, 170-1.

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