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

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Atlamál (Am) - 121

Atlamál

Not published: do not cite ()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   46   47   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56   57   58   59   60   61   62   63   64   65   66   67   68   69   70   71   72   73   74   75   76   77   78   79   80   81   82   83   84   85   86   87   88   89   90   91   92   93   94   95   96   97   98   99   100   101   102   103   104   105   106   107   108   109   110   111   112   113   114   115   116   117   118 

2 — Am 2

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Sköp æxtu skjöldunga
skylduat feigir—
illa réz Atla,
átti hann þó hyggju;
felldi stoð stóra,
stríddi sér harðla,
af bragði boð sendi
að kvæmi brátt mágar.   (eddic or germanic)

(They brought the princes’ fate to culmination—they should not have been doomed—
Atli was ill-advised, even though he had cunning;
he brought down a great buttress, injured himself terribly,
a hasty message he sent that his in-laws should come quickly.
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 41r, 12 - 41r, 15 (Edda)  image  image  
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