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

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Vafþrúðnismál (Vafþr) - 92

Vafþrúðnismál

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a   19a 

non-skaldic stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56 

21 — Vafþr 21

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Vafþr 21)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Ór Ymis holdi
var jörð um sköpuð
en ór beinum björg,
himinn ór hausi
ins hrímkalda jötuns
en ór sveita sjór.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘From Ymir’s flesh the earth was shaped,*
and the mountains from his bones;
the sky from the skull of the frost-cold giant,
and the sea from his blood.’)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 8r, 10 - 8r, 12 (Edda)  image  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated