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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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MÞórð Lv 2IV

Magnús Þórðarson, Lausavísur 2 — ed. Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir

Not published: do not cite (MÞórð Lv 2IV)

Magnús ÞórðarsonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Margr myndi sá sendir
sókngífrs numinn lífi,
linna vangs, fyr lǫngu,
lundr, es nú rekr undan;
ef brynhríðar beiði
biti týgilig skýja
(niðr drepr skald) und skildi
(skeggi) môl sem eggjar.


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: Magnús Þórðarson, Lausavísur 2: AI, 543, BI, 524, Skald I, 255, NN §2091; Hrafn 1987, 15, 101, Hrafn 1967, 21, HrafnSt / Stu II 1988, 898; Jón Þorkelsson 1872, 30.


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