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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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GunnHám Lv 7V (Nj 11)

Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur 7 — ed. R. D. Fulk

Not published: do not cite (GunnHám Lv 7V (Nj 11))

Gunnarr HámundarsonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Feldan hefk þann eyði ǫldu
eisu, er kunni hildi at reisa,
leyfðan frák at Hallgrímr hefði
hjálma vǫnd, í ǫðrum lǫndum;
allir viti, hvé úlfa fylli
atgeirr of kom dyggum, skatnar;
hann skal mér, þvít herskap kunnum,
hendi-fylginn lífs til enda.


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 [XIII], D. 1. [1]. Uægte vers af slægtsagaer: Af Njálssaga 10: AII, 200, BII, 213, Skald II, 111Nj 1875-89, I, 116 (ch. 30), II, 426-8, ÍF 12, 469-70 (Viðbætir); Jón Þorkelsson 1870, 8.


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