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EirRagn Lv 1VIII (Ragn 11)

Rory McTurk (ed.) 2017, ‘Ragnars saga loðbrókar 11 (Eiríkr Ragnarsson, Lausavísur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 648.

Eiríkr RagnarssonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Vilkat boð fyr bróður
né baugum mey kaupa
(Eystein kveða orðinn
Agnars bana) heyra;
grætr eigi mik móðir,
munk øfstr of val deyja,
ok geirtré í gǫgnum,
gǫrr, látið mik standa.


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], E. 2. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ragnarssaga loðbrókar V 1: AII, 234, BII, 254, Skald II, 132, NN §1453; FSN 1, 261 (Ragn ch. 9), Ragn 1891, 195-6 (ch. 9), Hb 1892-6, 460 (RagnSon ch. 2), Ragn 1906-8, 139, 203 (ch. 10), Ragn 1944, 62-3 (ch. 10), FSGJ 1, 249 (Ragn ch. 10), Ragn 1985, 123 (ch. 10), Ragn 2003, 34 (ch. 10), CPB II, 348.


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