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Prose: Hr 34.2

Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35 2 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Hr 34.2)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Bǫðvarr gengr þangat ok spyrr, hverr þar væri í beinahrúgunni. Þá var honum svarat heldr óframliga:
‘Hǫttr heiti ek, bokki sæll.’
‘Hví ertu hér,’ spyrr Bǫðvarr, ‘eða hvat gørir þú?’
Hǫttr svarar: ‘Ek gøri mér skjaldborg, bokki sæll.’
Bǫðvarr sagði: ‘Vesall ertu þinnar skjaldborgar!’


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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