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Mágj Lv 3VIII (Mág 3)

Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Máguss saga jarls 3 (Mágus jarl, verses 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 601.

Mágus jarlverses

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Veit ek í ǫndvegi
ǫðru sitja,
sá er í ráðum
reyndr at illu;
rigar þú í rúmi,
ragr ert, Ubbi,
þér er verst gefit
er þik varðar mest.


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. 8. Vers af sagaer: Af isl. slægtsagaer: Af Mágus saga 3: AII, 461, BII, 494, Skald II, 269; Mág 1858, 72, Mág 1963, 133 (Mág).


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