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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Prose: Hr 34.1

Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35 1 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Hr 34.1)

Teaching TextsHrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Síðan ferr Bǫðvarr leið sína til Hleiðargarðs. Hann kemr konungs atsetu. Bǫðvarr leiðir þegar hest sinn á stall hjá konungs hestum hinum beztu ok spyrr øngvan at; gekk síðan inn í hǫll, var þar fátt manna. sezk útarliga, sem hann hefr þar nǫkkra hríð, heyrir þrausk nokkut útar í hornit einhverjum stað. Bǫðvarr lítr þangat ok sér, at mannshǫnd kemr upp ór mikilli beinahrúgu, er þar lá. Hǫndin var svǫrt mjǫk.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.


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