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Grett Lv 29V (Gr 61)

Grettir Ásmundarson, Lausavísur 29 — ed. Jonathan Grove

Not published: do not cite (Grett Lv 29V (Gr 61))

Grettir ÁsmundarsonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Ljótr kom mér í móti
mellu vinr ór helli;
hann fekz, heldr at sǫnnu
harðfengr, við mik lengi;
harðeggjat lét ek hǫggvit
heptisax af skepti,
Gangs klauf brjóst ok bringu
bjartr gunnlogi svarta.


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 45: AII, 442-3, BII, 473-4,


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