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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þórðh Lv 5V (Þórð 5)

Þórðr hreða, Lausavísur 5 — ed. Klaus Johan Myrvoll

Not published: do not cite (Þórðh Lv 5V (Þórð 5))

Þórðr hreðaLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Eigi skal ek fyr ýtum flýja
unda logs á þessum fundi,
gegnum, skal þat Freyja fregna
flæðar báls, á þessum hálsi;
heldr ætla ek hjálmi faldinn
hrotta sǫng at fremja lǫngum,
eikikjóls þó at mér sæki
ýtar sex at vápna messu.


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 XIV], A. 4. Vers af sagaer: Af isl. slægtsagaer: Af Þórðar saga hreðu 5: AII, 452, BII, 484, Skald II, 264NN §1608Þórð 1848, 32, ÍF 14, 196 (Þórð ch. 7).


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