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Egill St 12V (Eg 83)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Sonatorrek 12 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill St 12V (Eg 83))

Egill SkallagrímssonSonatorrek

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Æ lét flest
þat's faðir mælti,
þótt ǫll þjóð
annat segði,
mér upp helt
of herbergi
ok mitt afl
mest of studdi.


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, 3. Sonatorrek 12: AI, 41, BI, 35, Skald I, 23, NN §§1788, 3008; Eg 1886-8, 365, ÍF 2, 250-1 (Eg ch. 78), Eg 2003, 150, Eg 2006, 145; Jón Helgason 1962, 35-6.


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