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SnSt Lv 6III

Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Lausavísur 6’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 372.

Snorri SturlusonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Eyjolfi ber, elfar
ulfesðjandi, kveðju
heim, þás hónum sómi
heyra bezt með eyrum;
þvít skilmildra skálda
skǫrungmann lofak ǫrvan;
hann lifi sælstr und sólu
sannauðigra manna.


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: Snorri Sturluson, 4. Lausavísur 6: AII, 79, BII, 90, Skald II, 49, NN §2825; SnE 1848-87, II, 204-5, III, 156-7, FoGT 1884, 127, 256, FoGT 2004, 36-7, 64, 102-4, FoGT 2014, 12-13, 70-1.


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