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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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44 — Vsp 44

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Bræðr munu berjaz
ok að bönum verða,
munu systrungar
sifjum spilla;
hart er íheimi,
hórdómr mikill,
skeggöld, skálmöld,
skildir ru klofnir,
vindöld, vargöld,
áðr veröld steypiz;
mun engi maðr
öðrum þyrma.   (eddic or germanic)

(Brother will fight brother and be his slayer,
sister’s sons will violate the kinship-bond;
hard it is in the world, whoredom abounds,
axe-age, sword-age, shields are cleft asunder,
wind-age, wolf-age, before the world plunges headlong;
no man will spare another.)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 2r, 28 - 2r, 31 (Edda)  image  image  
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