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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hfr Lv 20V (Hallfr 23)

Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Lausavísur 20 — ed. Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (Hfr Lv 20V (Hallfr 23))

Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld ÓttarssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Veitkat hitt, hvat verða
verglóðar skal tróðu,
rinnumk ôst til Ilmar
unnar dags, á munni,
ef fjǫlgegnir fregna
fagnendr jǫtuns sagna,
flók af gyltar Grísi
geitbelg, hvat mik teitir.


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: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld, 5. Lausavísur 20: AI, 171, BI, 161, Skald I, 87ÓT 1958-2000, II, 203ÍF 8, 184-5 (Hallfr ch. 9), Hallfr 1977, 89-90, ÍS II, 1214, 1246, Flat 1860-8, I, 450.


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