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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

62 — Am 62

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Am 62)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Takið ér Högna
ok hyldið með knífi,
skerið ór hjarta,
skuluð þess görvir;
Gunnar grimmúðgan
á gálga festið,
bellið því bragði,
bjóðið til ormum!   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Take Hogni and butcher him with a knife,
cut out his heart, be ready to do this;
Gunnar the fierce-spirited, string up on the gallows,*
get on with this—invite the snakes to come to him!’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 42v, 17 - 42v, 19 (Edda)  image  image  
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