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

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Völuspá (Vsp) - 63

Völuspá

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a 

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34 — Vsp 34

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Þó hann æva hendr
né höfuð kembði
áðr á bál um bar
Baldrs andskota
en Frigg um grét
íFensölum
vá Valhallar;
vituðérenn, eðahvað?   (eddic or germanic)

(He never washed his hands nor combed his hair,
until he brought Baldr’s adversary to the funeral pyre;
and in Fen-halls Frigg wept
for Valhall’s woe—do you want to know more: and what?)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 2r, 6 - 2r, 8 (Edda)  image  image  
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