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GunnLeif Merl II 49VIII (Bret 49)

Russell Poole (ed.) 2017, ‘Breta saga 49 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá II 49)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 176.

Gunnlaugr LeifssonMerlínusspá II
484950

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Þeir flest taka
fljóða sveita,
horvegs rammir,
ok hóra mengi,
ok sameignar
sínar kvánir
gera geirvanir,
geigr es í slíku.

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editions and texts

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínússpá I 49: AII, 19, BII, 20, Skald II, 13, NN §99; Bret 1848-9, II, 33 (Bret st. 49); Hb 1892-6, 276; Merl 2012, 112-13.

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