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EilSn Lv 2IV

Eilífr Snorrason, Lausavísur 2 — ed. Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir

Not published: do not cite (EilSn Lv 2IV)

Eilífr SnorrasonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Kali bauð kjark at selja
kaldrôðum Þorvaldi
(nýtik Fjǫlnis flýti-
feng), en til var engi;
Þórðr munat virðum virðask,
vann á dauðum manni
(áðr sló á hodda hlœði
hvikan) með spjót et mikla.


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: Eilífr Snorrason, Lausavísur 2: AII, 43, BII, 52, Skald II, 31, Hrafn 1987, 16, 101-102, Hrafn 1967, 22, HrafnSt / Stu II, 1988, 899; Jón Þorkelsson 1872, 31.


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