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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

41 — Am 41

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Am 41)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Orð kvað þá Vingi
þaðs án væri:
Farið firr húsi!
Flátt er til sækja,
brátt hefi ek ykkr brennda,
bragðs skuluð höggnir;
fagrt bað ek ykkr kvámu,
flátt var þó undir,
ella heðan bíðið
meðan ek högg yðr gálga!   (eddic or germanic)

(Then said Vingi, what he might have left unsaid,
‘Go away from the house! It is treacherous to go near it,
soon I’ll have destroyed you, shortly they’ll hack you down;
I invited you here warmly but deceit lurked underneath,
or else you can wait here while I build you your gallows!’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 42r, 12 - 42r, 15 (Edda)  image  image  
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