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EirRagn Lv 2VIII (Ragn 12)

Rory McTurk (ed.) 2017, ‘Ragnars saga loðbrókar 12 (Eiríkr Ragnarsson, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 649.

Eiríkr RagnarssonLausavísur
123

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Munat eins konungs efni,
svát ek vita dæmi,
á dýrra beð deyja
til dagverðar hrafni;
mun blóði þá bráðir
ok brátt yfir gjalla
bræðra beggja slíta
blár, þótt illa launi.

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editions and texts

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 2. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ragnarssaga loðbrókar V 2: AII, 235, BII, 254, Skald II, 132, NN §1454; FSN 1, 262 (Ragn ch. 9), Ragn 1891, 196 (ch. 9), Ragn 1906-8, 139-40, 203-4 (ch. 10), Ragn 1944, 64-5 (Ragn ch. 10), FSGJ 1, 249-50 (Ragn ch. 10), Ragn 1985, 124 (ch. 10), Ragn 2003, 34-5 (ch. 10), CPB II, 348.

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