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Runic Dictionary

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

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Skírnismál (Skí) - 64

Skírnismál

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a 

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 

27 — Skí 27

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Ara þúfu á
skaltu ár sitja,
horfa heimi ór,
snugga heljar til;
matr sé þér meirr leiðr
en manna hveim
inn fráni ormr með firum.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘On an eagle’s mound you shall sit from early morning,
looking out of the world, hankering towards hell;
food shall be fouler to you than is
the shining serpent to all living men. )

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 11v, 30 - 11v, 32 (Edda)  image  image  
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