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Skarp Lv 10V (Nj 35)

Skarpheðinn Njálsson, Lausavísur 10 — ed. R. D. Fulk

Not published: do not cite (Skarp Lv 10V (Nj 35))

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Kennum landa linna
leygs gǫrvallir þeygi
(satt erat) þollr (né) þetta
(þínligt) fǫður mínum;
hafgeymir mun heiman
hyrs, ef þat má spyrjask,
stendr af stála skyndi
stríð, ens verra bíða.


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 29: AII, 205, BII, 218-19, Skald II, 114, NN §§1412E, 1423; Nj 1875-89, I, 525 (ch. 99), II, 478-80, ÍF 12, 480 (Viðbætir); Jón Þorkelsson 1870, 19-20.


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