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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VGl Lv 6V (Glúm 6)

Víga-Glúmr Eyjólfsson, Lausavísur 6 — ed. John McKinnell

Not published: do not cite (VGl Lv 6V (Glúm 6))

Víga-Glúmr EyjólfssonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Menstiklir sá mikla,
mun sverða brak verða,
komin es grára geira,
goðreið of trǫð, kveðja,
þars ásynjur jósu
eggmóts of fjǫr seggja
(valir fagna því) vegna
vígmóðar framm blóði.


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: Víga-Glúmr Eyjólfsson, Lausavísur 6: AI, 119, BI, 113, Skald I, 64, NN §1948 Anm.; Glúm 1880, 376; ÍF 9, 71-2 (Glúm ch. 21); Glúm 1960, 36, 77.


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