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Egill Lv 24V (Eg 31)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur 24 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Lv 24V (Eg 31))

Egill SkallagrímssonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Bǫrðumk vér, né virðak,
vígleiptr sonar, heiptir,
Blóðøxar rauðk blóði
bǫðmildr ok Gunnhildar;
þar fellu nú þollar
þrettán lagar mána,
stendr af styrjar skyndi
starf, á einum karfa.


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 22: AI, 54, BI, 47, Skald I, 30, NN §2737 Anm.: Eg 1886-8, 207, ÍF 2, 170-1 (Eg ch. 57), Eg 2001, 110, Eg 2003, 98, Eg 2006, 92.


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