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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallm Hallkv 3V (Bergb 3)

Hallmundr bergbúinn, Hallmundarkviða 3 — ed. Tarrin Wills

Not published: do not cite (Hallm Hallkv 3V (Bergb 3))

Hallmundr bergbúinnHallmundarkviða

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Laugask lyptidraugar
liðbáls at þat síðan,
vǫtn koma heldr of hǫlda
heit, í foldar sveita;
þat sprettr upp und epli
aurs þjóð vera jóða,
hyrr munat hǫldum værri
heitr, þars fyrða teitir,
heitr, þars fyrða teitir.


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 [XIII], D. 2. [2]. Drömmevers: Af Bergbúaþáttr 3: AII, 211, BII, 227, Skald II, 118, NN §§2940, 2942, 3171; Bárð 1860, 125, 141, Guðmundur Finnbogason 1935, 176, ÍF 13, 444 (Bergb).


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