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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Eg §60.1

Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 11213 — ed. Natalie Van Deusen

Not published: do not cite (Eg §60.1)

Anonymous íslendingasögurEgils saga Skalla-Grímssonar

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Kom hann þar að kveldi dags, og reið hann þegar í borgina; hann hafði síðan hatt yfir hjálmi, og alvæpni hafði hann. Egill spurði, hvar garður sá væri í borginni, er Arinbjörn átti; honum var það sagt; hann reið þangað í garðinn; en er hann kom að stofunni, steig hann af hesti sínum og hitti mann að máli; var honum þá sagt, að Arinbjörn sat yfir matborði. Egill mælti: ‘Eg vildi, góður drengur, að þú gengir inn í stofuna, og spyr Arinbjörn, hvort hann vill heldur úti eða inni tala við Egil Skalla-Grímsson.’


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.


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