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GunnLeif Merl II 34VIII (Bret 34)

Russell Poole (ed.) 2017, ‘Breta saga 34 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá II 34)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 164.

Gunnlaugr LeifssonMerlínusspá II

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following text is from the old edition (normally Skj):

Dregr él yfir
gerir drjúgan dyn
dýrra malma,
gnýr es á glæstum
Gǫndlar himni
ok í hǫrðum hlam
Hlakkar tjǫldum,
erat skjólsamar
Skǫglar kôpur,
hrýtr hagl boga
hlífar gegnum.


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