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Þmáhl Máv 6V (Eb 8)

Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur 6 — ed. Kate Heslop

Not published: do not cite (Þmáhl Máv 6V (Eb 8))

Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr ÞórólfssonMáhlíðingavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Urðum vér at verja,
varð ôr drifin sára,
(hrafn naut hræva) Gefnar
hjaldrskýja mik frýju,
þás við hjalms á holmi
hrein míns fǫður sveini
(þaut) andvaka (unda
unnr, benlœkir runnu).


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: Þórarinn svarti Þórólfsson máhlíðingr, Máhlíðingavísur 6: AI, 112, BI, 107, Skald I, 61, NN §§303B, 372, 2895; Eb 1864, 27, Eb 1897, 60, ÍF 4, 42-3 (Eb ch. 19), Eb 2003, 66-9.


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