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Egill St 5V (Eg 76)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Sonatorrek 5 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill St 5V (Eg 76))

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Þó munk mitt
ok móður hrør
fǫður fall
fyrst of telja;
þat berk út
ór orðhofi
mærðar timbr
máli laufgat.


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 5: AI, 40, BI, 34, Skald I, 22, NN §§868, 1034 Anm.; Eg 1886-8, 363, ÍF 2, 248 (Eg ch. 78), Eg 2003, 148, Eg 2006, 143-4; Jón Helgason 1962a, 34.


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