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GunnLeif Merl II 16VIII (Bret 16)

Russell Poole (ed.) 2017, ‘Breta saga 16 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá II 16)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 149.

Gunnlaugr LeifssonMerlínusspá II

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following text is from the old edition (normally Skj):

Kom þú Kambría
með Kornbretum,
seg Vintoní :
vǫllr þik gleypir,
fœr hirðis sjǫt
hinig, es leggja
lung at láði,
munu liðir allir
hǫfði fylgja;
þat es hjǫlp guma.


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