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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Grett Lv 26V

Grettir Ásmundarson, Lausavísur 26 — ed. Jonathan Grove

Not published: do not cite (Grett Lv 26V)

Grettir ÁsmundarsonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Hnekkik frá þars flokkar
fara Þóris mjǫk stórir;
esa mér í þys þeira
þerfiligt at hverfa;
forðumk frægra virða
fund; ák veg til lundar;
verðk Heimdalar hirða
hjǫr; bjǫrgum svá fjǫrvi.


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: Grettir Ásmundarson, 2. Lausavísur 7: AI, 312, BI, 289, Skald I, 148; Lnd 1843, I, 231, Ldn 1900, 84, n., Ldn 1921, 122, Ldn 1958, 122, ÍF 1, 280-3 (Ldn); Gr 1853-9, I, 147, II, 221, Gr 1900, 231, n., ÍF 7, 208 (ll. 1-2), 208, n. (ll. 3-8) (Gr ch. 63); Jón Þorkelsson 1871, 27.


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