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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallbj Lv 1IV

Hallbjǫrn Oddsson, Lausavísa 1 — ed. Richard Perkins

Not published: do not cite (Hallbj Lv 1IV)

Hallbjǫrn OddssonLausavísa1

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Ǫlkarma lætr (arma
eik firrumk þat) leika
Lofn fyr lesnis stafni
línbundin mik sínum;
bíða munk of brúði,
(bǫl gervir mik fǫlvan)
snertumk harmr í hjarta
hrót, aldrigi bótir.


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: Hallbjǫrn Oddsson, Lausavísa: AI, 109, BI, 104,


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