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GunnHám Lv 2V (Nj 6)

Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur 2 — ed. R. D. Fulk

Not published: do not cite (GunnHám Lv 2V (Nj 6))

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Heyrt hafak, hrings at bjartrar
Hristi þráðs með ráðum
jarðar undirgerðar
álmr, væntik, þik rænti;
réðu hodda hlæði
haldendr við þik skjaldar,
áðr rauð seima sneiðir
sverð, at hann eigi berðisk.


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 5: AII, 199, BII, 212, Skald II, 111, NN §1413; Nj 1875-89, I, 92 (ch. 23), II, 420-1, ÍF 12, 467 (Viðbætir); Jón Þorkelsson 1870, 5.


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