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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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verses in Hákonar saga herðibreiðs

(III 229)
Vol. 2. Einarr Skúlason, 10. Elfarvísur, 1 [Vol. 2, 566-7] — ESk Elfv 1II
Margr fell maðr af dreyrgu
marblakks á kaf saxi
(gnógt elði feksk gýgjar
glaum), rak ná fyr straumi;
elfr varð unda gjalfri
eitrkǫld roðin heitu,
vitnis fell með vatni
varmt ǫlðr í men Karmtar.
Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 10. Elfarvísur 1 (AI, 477; BI, 449); (dróttkvætt); ed. KEG; group: A2; mss: 42x, 744x, A, B, C, E, F, H, Hr, J2x, Kx, R, Tx, U; texts: GrammSkáld 2, H-Hr 351, HákHerð 1, Skm 323
(III 230)
Vol. 2. Einarr Skúlason, 10. Elfarvísur, 2 [Vol. 2, 567] — ESk Elfv 2II
Mǫrg flutu auð, á úrga
(alm sveigði lið) hjalma
rauð flugu stôl, í stríðri
stafnblóðug skip móðu,
áðr á grund af grœðis
gœðinga lið flœði,
sveit varð í rym rítar
rýr Hákonar, dýrum.
Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 10. Elfarvísur 2 (AI, 477; BI, 449); (dróttkvætt); ed. KEG; group: A2; mss: 42x, E, F, H, Hr, J2x, Kx; texts: H-Hr 352, HákHerð 2
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