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Snjólfr V 1IV

Snjólfr, Vísur 1 — ed. Kari Ellen Gade

Not published: do not cite (Snjólfr V 1IV)


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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Mjǫk eggþunn ǫx
í jarðar fǫx
sveik lýða líf,
en lesti hlíf;
dreif hrotta hregg
um heila vegg;
gaf ei hvíldar-hlið
harðfengit lið.


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: Snjólfr, Vísur 1: AII, 396, BII, 417, Skald II, 229; Flat 1860-8, III, 567, Storm 1888, 409, Resen 1977, m3, Guðmund Þorláksson 1886, 630-1.


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