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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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SvB Lv 1V (Gr 31)

Sveinn á Bakka, Lausavísur 1 — ed. Jonathan Grove

Not published: do not cite (SvB Lv 1V (Gr 31))

Sveinn á BakkaLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Heðan reið á braut beiðir
barðviggs, næri garði
þjófs lét hǫnd um hrífa
hjálmþollr Sǫðulkollu;
sjá mun Freyr at fleirum
fullsterkr svaðilverkum
Þundar skýs en þessu;
þat er heldr at mér beldi.


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: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV], A. 1. Vers af sagaer: Af isl. slægtsagaer: Af Grettissaga 23: AII, 437, BII, 468,


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