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GDrop Lv 1V (Dpl 2)

Grímr Droplaugarson, Lausavísur 1 — ed. Richard Perkins

Not published: do not cite (GDrop Lv 1V (Dpl 2))

Grímr DroplaugarsonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Hlógu hirðidraugar
(hlít vas at því lítil)
seims þás særðum Grími
sunnr vas harmr of unninn;
nú tér (Freyr) af fári
(fregn auðskata dauðan
fullar mars) í fjǫllum
fljóts annan veg þjóta.


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: Grímr Droplaugarson, Lausavísur 1: AI, 193, BI, 183, Skald I, 97, NN §§514, 542, 1923C, 1967, 2461, 2767; Dpl 1847, I, 31, 37, Dpl 1878, 28, Dpl 1902-3, 169-70, ÍF 11, 172 (Dpl ch. 13), ÍS I, 363; Konráð Gíslason 1892, 26, 225, Kock and Meissner 1931, I, 18.


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