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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þjsk Lv 4V (Svarfd 11)

Þorleifr jarlsskáld Rauðfeldarson, Lausavísur 4 — ed. Kari Ellen Gade

Not published: do not cite (Þjsk Lv 4V (Svarfd 11))

Þorleifr jarlsskáld RauðfeldarsonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Hér sitk ok hvetk hvassan
hlymbrand jǫru randar,
meðan óvinir órir
oss leiða matreiður,
eigum bernskligir báðir
ból, þats lítt nýtr sólar,
oss hlœgir þat eigi,
út of hellisskúta.


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: Þórleifr jarlsskáld Rauðfeldarson, 4. Lausavísur 4: AI, 142-3, BI, 134, Skald I, 74, NN §§2248, 2443C; Svarfd 1883, 72-3, 149-50, ÍF 9, 177 (Svarfd ch. 19).


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