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Þórðh Lv 4V (Þórð 4)

Þórðr hreða, Lausavísur 4 — ed. Klaus Johan Myrvoll

Not published: do not cite (Þórðh Lv 4V (Þórð 4))

Þórðr hreðaLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Veit ek at eptir ýti
ormreits munu leita
frændr ok vilja vendi
vápndǫggvar mik hǫggva;
eigi veit, þó at ítra
egg reiði framm Skeggi
ríkr, hvárt ek renn frá leiki
reinar elds fyr einum.


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. 4. Vers af sagaer: Af isl. slægtsagaer: Af Þórðar saga hreðu 4: , BII, 484,


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