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Ár var alda
það er arar gullu,
hnigu heilög vötn
þá hafði Helga
í Brálundi. (eddic or germanic)
(It was at the start of time that the eagles shrieked,
the sacred waters poured down from Himinfell;
then Helgi, the strong-minded man,
was born to Borghild in Bralund.
editions: Skj Not in Skj;