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Prose: Hr 34.3

Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35 3 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Hr 34.3)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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 þrífr til hans ok hnykkir honum upp ór beinahrúgunni. Hǫttr kvað þá hátt við ok mælti:
‘Nú viltu bana mér! Gør eigi þetta, svá sem ek hefi nú vel um búizk, en þú hefr rofit í sundr skjaldborg mína, ok hafða ek nú gǫrt hana háva útan at mér, hon hefr hlíft mér við ǫllum hǫggum ykkar, svá ekkert hǫgg hefir komit á mik lengi, ekki var hon þó enn svá búin sem ek ætlaða skyldi vera.’


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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