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ÞKolb Gunndr 1V (Gunnl 21)

Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Gunnlaugsdrápa ormstungu 1 — ed. Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (ÞKolb Gunndr 1V (Gunnl 21))

Þórðr KolbeinssonGunnlaugsdrápa ormstungu1

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Hlóð, áðr Hrafni næði
hugreifum, Áleifi,
Gǫndlar þeys, ok Grími
Gunnlaugr með hjǫr þunnum,
hann varð hvatra manna
hugmóðr (drifinn blóði
Ullr réð ýta falli
unnviggs) bani þriggja.


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: Þórðr Kolbeinsson, 2. Gunnlaugsdrápa ormstungu: AI, 213, BI, 203, Skald I, 106, NN §§577, 578, 2465B; Gunnl 1880, 37, 56, Gunnl 1916, 54, Gunnl 1935, 57, 77, ÍF 3, 101-2 (Gunnl ch. 12), Gunnl 1957, 36, ÍS 1190.


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