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Áóreið Lv 1IV

Árni óreiða Magnússon, Lausavísa 1 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Áóreið Lv 1IV)

Árni óreiða MagnússonLausavísa1

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Ǫld hefr Ysju felda
óframliga gamla,
þars brandr við rif rendi
rauðr kerlingu snauðri;
mintusk mest, þás ræntu,
(mikill svarmr var þar) barmar,
skjǫld bar herr ór hjaldri
happsnauðr, fǫður dauða.


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: Árni Magnússon óreiða, Lausavísa: AII, 83, BII, 94,


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