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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

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54 — Am 54

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Þjörku þar gjörðu,
þeiri var við brugðið;
það brá um allt annað
er unnu börn Gjúka;
svá kváðu Niflunga
meðan sjálfir lifðu
skapa sókn sverðum,
slítaz af brynjur,
höggva svá hjálma
sem þeim hugr dygði.   (eddic or germanic)

(A battle they fought there for which they were famous;
that surpassed all others, what the children of Giuki achieved;
people said of the Niflungs while they were still alive,
they’d lead their attack with swords, so mail-coats were slashed open,
hack at helmets, as their courage prevailed.
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 42v, 1 - 42v, 4 (Edda)  image  image  
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