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Gísl Magnkv 2II/2 — Egils ‘with Egill’

Ýtti ór Ósló        til Egils fundar
lofðungr liði        lands at krefja.
Fylgðu ræsi        ok Rygir sunnan
linns láðgefendr        ór lǫgum tvennum.

Lofðungr ýtti liði ór Ósló til fundar Egils at krefja lands. Linns láðgefendr ór tvennum lǫgum ok Rygir fylgðu ræsi sunnan.

The lord led his troop from Oslo to the meeting with Egill to reclaim his land. Dispensers of the snake’s land [(lit. ‘land-dispensers of the snake’) GOLD > GENEROUS MEN] from two law-districts and the Rygir accompanied the ruler from the south.

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[2] til fundar Egils ‘to the meeting with Egill’: For the identity of Egill, see Note to SteigÞ Kv l. 1.

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