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StarkSt Vík 10VIII (Gautr 18)

Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Gautreks saga 18 (Starkaðr gamli Stórvirksson, Víkarsbálkr 10)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 264.

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Svá kómum vér
til konungs garða,
hristum grindir,
hjoggum gætti,
brutum borglokur,
brugðum sverðum,
þars sjau tigir
seggja stóðu.
[kostum góðir
fyr konungi;
þó var of aukit
ǫllum þrælum,
verkalýðum
ok vatndrǫgum.]

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 13. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Gautrekssaga II 10: AII, 325-6, BII, 345, Skald II, 186; FSN 3, 21, Gautr 1900, 17-18, FSGJ 4, 17; Edd. Min. 39-40.

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