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

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

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Helgakviða Hundingsbana I (Hhund I) - 63

Helgakviða Hundingsbana I

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a   0b 

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15 — Hhund I 15

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Hhund I 15)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Þá brá ljóma
af Logafjöllum
en af þeim ljómum
leiftrir kvómu;
þá var und hjálmum
á Himinvanga;
brynjur vóru þeira
blóði stokknar.   (eddic or germanic)

(Then a light shone from Logafell,
and from that light came lightning-bolts;
wearing helmets at Himinvangi [came the valkyries].
Their byrnies were drenched in blood;
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 20v, 16 - 20v, 18 (Edda)  image  image  
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