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Egill Hfl 11V (Eg 44)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Hǫfuðlausn 11 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Hfl 11V (Eg 44))

Egill SkallagrímssonHǫfuðlausn

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Flugu hjaldrs tranar
of hræs lanar;
órut blóðs vanar
benmôs granar;
sleit und freki,
en oddbreki
gnúði hrafni
á hǫfuðstafni.


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: Egill Skallagrímsson, 2. Hǫfuðlausn 11: AI, 37-8, BI, 32, Skald I, 20, NN §1129B; Eg 1886-8, 353, ÍF 2, 189 (Eg ch. 60), Eg 2003, 109, Eg 2006, 106-9, 175-6; SnE 1848-87, I, 476, II, 349, 455, 538, 594, III, 98, SnE 1931, 168, SnE 1998, I, 87, U 2012, 222-3.


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