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GDrop Lv 5V (Dpl 6)

Grímr Droplaugarson, Lausavísur 5 — ed. Richard Perkins

Not published: do not cite (GDrop Lv 5V (Dpl 6))

Grímr DroplaugarsonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Ǫrbeitir varð úti
unnar viggs at liggja
átta dœgr við ótta
endr síz víg of bendak,
þás hjǫr-Móði hríðar
herðandi lét sverða
snarr á seima þverri
sárvǫnd roðinn standa.


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: Grímr Droplaugarson, Lausavísur 5: AI, 193, BI, 184, Skald I, 97-8, NN §1854C; Dpl 1847, I, 33, 38, Dpl 1878, 29-30, Dpl 1902-3, 171, ÍF 11, 175 (Dpl ch. 13), ÍS I, 364; Konráð Gíslason 1892, 26.


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