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Obreið Illdr 1V (Eb 1)

Oddr breiðfirðingr, Illugadrápa 1 — ed. Judy Quinn

Not published: do not cite (Obreið Illdr 1V (Eb 1))

Oddr breiðfirðingrIllugadrápa

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Vestr vas þrǫng á þingi
Þórsness, með hug stórum
hǫppum studdr þars hodda
hjalmraddar stafr kvaddi;
snarráðan kom síðan
(sætt vasat gǫr með létta)
Forna sjóðs und fœði
farmr dolgsvǫlu barma.


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: Oddr Breiðfirðingr, Illugadrápa 1: AI, 154, BI, 146, Skald I, 80, NN §§2894, 2987K; Eb 1864, 20, Eb 1897, 46, ÍF 4, 31 (Eb ch. 17), Eb 2003, 42; Konráð Gíslason 1892, 20.


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