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Egill Lv 29V (Eg 58)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur 29 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Lv 29V (Eg 58))

Egill SkallagrímssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Urðumk leið en ljóta
landbeiðaðar reiði;
syngrat gaukr, ef glamma
gamm veit of sik þramma;
þar nautk enn sem optarr
arnstalls sjǫtul-bjarnar;
hnígrat allr, sás holla
hjalpendr of fǫr gjalpar.


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 27: AI, 55, BI, 48, Skald I, 31, NN §§240, 3044; Eg 1886-8, 233, ÍF 2, 200 (Eg ch. 64), Eg 2001, 122, Eg 2003, 117, Eg 2006, 116.


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