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Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic edition (Edd.)

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Völuspá (Vsp) - 63

Völuspá

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segments:  0a 

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23 — Vsp 23

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Heiði hana hétu
hvars til húsa kom,
völu velspá,
vitti hon ganda;
seið hon kunni,
seið hon leikinn,
æ var hon angan
illrar brúðar.   (eddic or germanic)

(Bright One they called her, wherever she came to houses,*
the seer with pleasing prophecies, she practised spirit-magic;
she knew seid, seid she performed as she liked,
she was always a wicked woman’s favourite.)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 1v, 13 - 1v, 15 (Edda)  image  image  
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