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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

3 — Am 3

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Horsk var húsfreyja,
hugði að manviti,
lagheyrði hon orða,
hvað þeir álaun mæltu;
þá var vant vitri,
vildi hon þeim hjálpa,
skyldu um sæ sigla
en sjálf komskat.   (eddic or germanic)

(The lady of the house was clever; she used her common sense,*
she heard what they were saying, though they spoke in secret;
the wise lady was at her wits’ end, she wanted to help them;
they were going to sail over the sea, but she could not reach them.
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 41r, 15 - 41r, 18 (Edda)  image  image  
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