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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sigmund Lv 2V (Nj 16)

Sigmundr Lambason, Lausavísur 2 — ed. R. D. Fulk

Not published: do not cite (Sigmund Lv 2V (Nj 16))

Sigmundr LambasonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Karl spyri illra orða
(einsætt er þat) greinir,
vámr nemi víst í tómi
várt raus, enn skegglausi;
hoddveitir velr heiti
hølzti gott af spotti,
ljóðs emk trauðr of trúða,
taðskeglingum, vegligs.


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 14: AII, 201, BII, 214, Skald II, 112, NN §§1412B, 2347, 3168Nj 1875-89, I, 186 (ch. 44), II, 432-41, ÍF 12, 471-2 (Viðbætir); Jón Þorkelsson 1870, 10.


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