Diana Whaley 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Vígfúss Víga-Glúmsson, Lausavísa’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 364.
The stanza (Vígf Lv) contrasts the warrior preparing his spear for battle with the stay-at-home lying with a girl, and according to the sources it is part of the psychological and physical preparation for the battle of Hjǫrungavágr (Liavågen, c. 985). There is little to choose between the Fsk and Jvs texts of this stanza, but the generally reliable FskBˣ has been adopted as main ms. here. Also used are FskAˣ and the Jvs mss 7, Flat and 510.
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