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BjRagn Lv 4VIII (Ragn 29)

Rory McTurk (ed.) 2017, ‘Ragnars saga loðbrókar 29 (Bjǫrn Ragnarsson, Lausavísur 4)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 682.

Bjǫrn RagnarssonLausavísur

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following text is from the old edition (normally Skj):

Þat var fyrst, er fórum,
(Freys leika tókk heyja),
þars andvíga ôttum
ǫld, í Rómaveldi;
þar létk of grǫn grána,
gall ǫrn of valfalli,
at mannskæðu morði
mitt sverð dregit verða.


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