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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þórhv Lv 2V (Eir 2)

Þórhallr veiðimaðr, Lausavísur 2 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Þórhv Lv 2V (Eir 2))

Þórhallr veiðimaðrLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Fǫrum aptr, þar es órir
eru, sandhimins, landar,
lǫtum kenni-Val kanna
knarrar skeið en breiðu,
meðan bilstyggvir byggva
bellendr ok hval vella
Laufa veðrs, þeirs leyfa
lǫnd, á Furðustrǫndum.


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: Þórhallr veiðimaðr, Lausavísur 2: AI, 192, BI, 182, Skald I, 97, NN §§539, 2218B, 2897, 3417; Rafn 1837, 145-6, 178, Finnur Magnússon et al. 1838-45, I, 418-19, Reeves 1890, 117, 135, Eir 1891, 36-7, Hb 1892-6, 439, ÍF 4, 226 (Eir ch. 9), Halldór Hermannsson 1944, 23-4, Eir 1945, 67 (no. 324), ÍF 4 (Viðauki), 427 (Eir ch. 9), ÍS I, 531; Vigfusson and Powell 1879, 136, Konráð Gíslason 1892, 27, Kock and Meissner 1931, I, 18, Gordon 1957, 50-1, 216-17, Frank 1978, 157-8.


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