Rory McTurk (ed.) 2017, ‘Sǫrla þáttr 1 (Anonymous Poems, Sǫrlastikki 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 788.
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Fell enn forsnjalli
fyst enn víglysti
ýgr í austrvegi
allr á helpalla,
dauðr varð dalreyðar
beit at brandmóti
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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 4. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Sǫrlaþáttr: AII, 242, BII, 262, Skald II, 136, NN §2596; FSN I, 397 (Sǫrla ch. 4); Flat 1860-8, I, 278 (ÓTC : Sǫrla), Flat 1944-5, I, 307(ÓTC : Sǫrla), FSGJ 1, 372 (Sǫrla ch. 4), Barwell 1976, 84-5 (Sǫrla ch. 4), 128-30.
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