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Prose: Hr 34.4

Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35 4 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Hr 34.4)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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 mælti: ‘Ekki muntu nú fá skjaldborgina gǫrða lengr.’
Hǫttr mælti: ‘Skaltu nú bana mér, bokki sæll?’
Bǫðvarr bað hann ekki hafa hátt, tók hann upp síðan ok bar út ór hǫllinni ok til vatns nǫkkurs, sem þar var í nánd, gáfu fáir at þessu gaum. þváði upp allan.


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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