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StjOdd Geirdr 7V (StjǫrnODr 12)

Stjǫrnu-Oddi Helgason, Geirviðardrápa 7 — ed. Tarrin Wills

Not published: do not cite (StjOdd Geirdr 7V (StjǫrnODr 12))

Stjǫrnu-Oddi HelgasonGeirviðardrápa

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Svipun gerðisk þar sverða,
saman kómu þar rómu,
gǫndul varð fyr grundu,
grams drótt þvít vel sótti;
Geirviðr of vá geiri
geirvalds í hlǫkk þeiri,
blóðár sás þó blóði,
blóð stǫkk of skǫr þjóða.


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. 2. [1]. Drömmevers: Af Stjǫrnu-Oddadraumr II 7: AII, 209-10, BII, 224-5, Skald II, 117, NN §2353; Bárð 1860, 121-2, 140, ÍF 13, 479.


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