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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VGl Lv 8V (Glúm 8)

Víga-Glúmr Eyjólfsson, Lausavísur 8 — ed. John McKinnell

Not published: do not cite (VGl Lv 8V (Glúm 8))

Víga-Glúmr EyjólfssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Rudda ek sem jarlar
(orð lék á því) forðum
(með veðrstǫfum Viðris
vandar) mér til landa;
nú hefk, Valþǫgnis, vegna,
Várar skíðs, of síðir
breiða jǫrð með bǫrðum,
bendir, mér ór hendi.


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 8: AI, 119, BI, 113-4, Skald I, 64, NN §1949; Glúm 1880, 391, ÍF 9, 89-90 (Glúm ch. 26), Glúm 1960, 47; SnE 1848-87, I, 438, II 331, 442, III, 86, SnE 1998, I, 73-4, 144, 198; Heslop 2002, 193-7.


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