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Grett Lv 9V (Gr 18)

Grettir Ásmundarson, Lausavísur 9 — ed. Jonathan Grove

Not published: do not cite (Grett Lv 9V (Gr 18))

Grettir ÁsmundarsonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Fekk í firna dǫkkum
(fell draugr) tekit haugi
sax þat er seggja vexir
sár, hyrlestir báru,
ok skyldi mér aldri
jálms dýrlogi hjálma,
ýtum hættr, ef ættak,
angrs ór hendi ganga.


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: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV], A. 1. Vers af sagaer: Af isl. slægtsagaer: Af Grettissaga 16: AII, 435, BII, 466,


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