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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Not published: do not cite ()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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117 — Am 117

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Nár varð þá Atli,
niðjum stríð æxti,
efndi ítrborin
allt þaðs réð heita;
fróð vildi Guðrún
fara sér að spilla,
urðu dvöl dægra,
dó hon ísinn annað.   (eddic or germanic)

(Atli became a corpse, made his kin’s anguish grow.
The splendidly born lady did all as promised;
Gudrun the wise tried to kill herself—
but her days were long drawn out; another day she died.
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 44r, 9 - 44r, 11 (Edda)  image  image  
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