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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

Fáfnismál (Fáfn) - 66

Fáfnismál

Not published: do not cite ()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   43   44   45 

18 — Fáfn 18

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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 hjálmr
bergr einugi
hvars skulu reiðir vega;
þá það finnr
er með fleirum kjömr
að engi er einna hvatastr.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘The helm of terror protects no one, where furious men have to fight;
a man finds out when he comes among a multitude;
that no one is bravest of all.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 30v, 21 - 30v, 23 (Edda)  image  image  
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