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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

105 — Am 105

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Mund galt ek mærri,
meiðma fjölð þiggja,
þræla þrjá tögu,
þýjar sjau góðar;
sæmð var að slíku,
silfr var þó meira.   (eddic or germanic)

( ‘I paid a bride-price for a splendid lady, gave a great deal of treasure,
thirty slaves and seven good slave-women
—it was honourable to do so—there was even more silver.
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 43v, 23 - 43v, 24 (Edda)  image  image  
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