Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

not in Skj

prose works

Helgakviða Hundingsbana II (Hhund II) - 73

Helgakviða Hundingsbana II

Not published: do not cite ()

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 

41 — Hhund II 41

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Era það svik ein
er þúsjáþikkiz
né aldar rof
þóttu oss lítir,
þótt vér jói óra
oddumkeyrim,
néerhildingum
heimför gefin.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘These are not delusions that you think you see,
nor the end of mankind, though you gaze upon us,
though we spur our horses onwards,
nor are the fighters allowed to come home.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 26r, 15 - 26r, 16 (Edda)  image  image  
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