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Egill Lv 23V (Eg 30)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur 23 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Lv 23V (Eg 30))

Egill SkallagrímssonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Sôtum lyngs til lengi,
ljósheims of bǫr þeima,
meirr varðak fé forðum,
fjarð-ǫlna hlut skǫrðum,
áðr Berg-Ǫnund benjum
bensœfðan létk venjask;
Bors niðjar feltk beðju
blóði Hadds ok Fróða.


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, 7. Lausavísur 21: AI, 54, BI, 47, Skald I, 30, NN §§238, 2737; Eg 1886-8, 205-6, ÍF 2, 169 (Eg ch. 57), Eg 2001, 109, 199, Eg 2003, 97, Eg 2006, 91.


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