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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Skarp Lv 3V (Nj 18)

Skarpheðinn Njálsson, Lausavísur 3 — ed. R. D. Fulk

Not published: do not cite (Skarp Lv 3V (Nj 18))

Skarpheðinn NjálssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Eru umgerðis jarðar,
auðs varpandi, sauða
eisu einkar fúsir
opt veitendr at leita;
þeir hafa, seima særir,
smíðandar drafníða
(geystr vinnk geira róstu)
grasbíta skyn lítit.


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 16: AII, 201-2, BII, 215, Skald II, 112, NN §1422Nj 1875-89, I, 191 (ch. 44), II, 445-9, ÍF 12, 472-3 (Viðbætir); Jón Þorkelsson 1870, 11.


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