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GSúrs Lv 16V (Gísl 19)

Gísli Súrsson, Lausavísur 16 — ed. Edith Marold

Not published: do not cite (GSúrs Lv 16V (Gísl 19))

Gísli SúrssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Vald eigi þú vígi,
vesþú ótyrrinn fyrri
morðs við mœti-Njǫrðu,
(mér heitið því) sleitinn;
blakkskyndir hjalp blindum,
Baldr hygg at því skjaldar,
ilt kveða háð, en hǫltum
handlausum, dý, grandat.


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: Gísli Súrsson, Lausavísur 16: AI, 104, BI, 99,


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