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

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Fáfnismál (Fáfn) - 66

Fáfnismál

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a 

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17 — Fáfn 17

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Fáfn 17)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Ægis hjálm
bar ek um alda sonum
meðan ek um menjum lág;
einn rammari
hugðumk öllum vera,
fannka ek marga mögu.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘The helm of terror I wore among the sons of men,*
while I lay upon the neck-rings;
more powerful than all I thought myself to be,
I didn’t encounter many equals.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 30v, 19 - 30v, 21 (Edda)  image  image  
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