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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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GunnlI Lv 12V (Gunnl 19)

Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, Lausavísur 12 — ed. Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (GunnlI Lv 12V (Gunnl 19))

Gunnlaugr ormstunga IllugasonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Alin vas rýgr at rógi,
runnr olli því Gunnar,
(lôg vask auðs at eiga
óðgjarn) fira bǫrnum;
nú's svanmærrar (svíða
svǫrt augu mér) bauga
lands til lýsi-Gunnar
lítil þǫrf at títa.


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: Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, 3. Lausavísur 12: AI, 197, BI, 188, Skald I, 99, NN §1974D; Gunnl 1880, 33, 54, Gunnl 1916, 49, Gunnl 1935, 53, 76, ÍF 3, 96 (Gunnl ch. 11), Gunnl 1957, 32, ÍS 1188; SnE 1848-87, I, 410, II, 324, 435, SnE 1931, 146, SnE 1998, I, 63, 142, 191-2.


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