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Kveld Lv 1V (Eg 1)

Kveldúlfr Bjálfason, Lausavísa 1 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Kveld Lv 1V (Eg 1))

Kveldúlfr BjálfasonLausavísa1

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Nú frák norðr í eyju,
(norn erum grimm) til snimma
Þundr kaus þremja skyndi,
Þórólf und lok fóru;
létumk þung at þingi
Þórs fangvina at ganga,
skjótt munat hefnt, þótt hvettimk
hugr, malm-Gnáar brugðit.


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: Kveldúlfr, Lausavísa: AI, 29, BI, 26, Skald I, 16; Eg 1886-8, 73, ÍF 2, 60-1 (Eg ch. 24), Eg 2001, 34-5, Eg 2003, 31.


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