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Egill Lv 18V (Eg 25)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur 18 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Lv 18V (Eg 25))

Egill SkallagrímssonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Þýborna kveðr þorna
þorn reið áar horna,
sýslir hann of sína
síngirnð Ǫnundr, mína;
naddhristir, ák nistis
norn til arfs of borna,
þigg þú auðkonr eiða,
eiðsœrt es þat, greiða.


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, 7. Lausavísur 16: AI, 52, BI, 46, Skald I, 29; Eg 1886-8, 190, ÍF 2, 156-7 (Eg ch. 56), Eg 2001, 98, Eg 2003, 89, Eg 2006, 84.


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