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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þmáhl Máv 1V (Eb 3)

Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur 1 — ed. Kate Heslop

Not published: do not cite (Þmáhl Máv 1V (Eb 3))

Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr ÞórólfssonMáhlíðingavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Varðak mik, þars myrðir
morðfárs vega þorði,
(hlaut ǫrn af ná neyta
nýjum) kvinna frýju;
barka vægð at vígi,
valnaðrs, í styr þaðra,
mælik hól fyr hœli,
hjaldrs goðs, of þat sjaldan.


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: Þórarinn svarti Þórólfsson máhlíðingr, Máhlíðingavísur 1: AI, 111, BI, 105, Skald I, 60, NN §367; Eb 1864, 24, 131, Eb 1897, 55, ÍF 4, 38-9 (Eb ch. 18), Eb 2003, 58-9; SnE 1848-87, I, 610-11, III, 113, SnE 1931, 219, SnE 2007, 8.


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