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Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic edition (Edd.)

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Alvíssmál (Alv) - 36


Not published: do not cite ()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 

26 — Alv 26

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Alv 26)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Eldr heitirmeð mönnum
en með ásum funi,
kallavág, vanir,
frekan jötnar
en forbrennidvergar,
kallaíhelju hröðuð.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Fire it’s called among men, and flame by the Æsir,
waverer by the Vanir,
ravener by the giants, burner-up by the dwarfs,
in hell they call it hurrier.’

editions: Skj Not in Skj;


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