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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Egill Lv 38V (Eg 68)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur 38 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Lv 38V (Eg 68))

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Drekkum ór, þótt Ekkils
eykríðr beri tíðum
horna sund at hendi,
hvert full, bragar Ulli,
leifum vætr, þótt Laufa
leikstœrir mér fœri
hrosta tjǫrn í horni,
horns, til dags at morni.


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 36: AI, 57, BI, 50, Skald I, 32; Eg 1886-8, 264, ÍF 2, 227 (Eg ch. 71), Eg 2001, 138, Eg 2003, 134-5, Eg 2006, 131.


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