Russell Poole (ed.) 2017, ‘Breta saga 32 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá II 32)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 163.
‘Halda þeir sunnan of svalan ægi
Bretlands á vit; búask til rómu.
En refr hinig með rekka lið
ferr fráliga fold at verja.
‘Þeir halda sunnan of svalan ægi á vit Bretlands; búask til rómu. En refr ferr fráliga hinig at verja fold með lið rekka.
‘‘They will hold their course from the south across the cold sea towards Wales; they will prepare for battle. But the fox will go there swiftly to defend the land with a band of men. ’
See Note to II 31 [All].
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.
Hallda þeir svnn | ann vm svalann ægi bretlandz avit bvaz til romo enn refr hinig með recka lið ferr fralega | folld at veria ·
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