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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

37 — Vafþr 37

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Vafþr 37)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hræsvelgr heitir,
er sitr áhimins enda,
jötunn íarnar ham;
af hans vængjum
kveða vind koma
alla menn yfir.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Carrion-swallower he is called, who sits at heaven’s end,
a giant in eagle’s shape;
from his wings, they say, the wind blows
over all men.’)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 8r, 34 - 8r, 36 (Edda)  image  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated