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Prose: Hr 34.6

Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35 6 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Hr 34.6)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Eptir þat kveldar, ok drífa menn at hǫllunni, sjá Hrólfs kappar, at Hǫttr var settr í bekk upp, ok þykkir þeim sá maðr hafa gert sik ærit djarfan, er þetta hefir til tekit. Illt tillit hefir Hǫttr, þá hann sér kunningja sína, því at hann illt eitt af þeim reynt. Hann vill lifa gjarnan ok fara aptr beinahrúgu sína, en Bǫðvarr heldr honum, svá at hann náir ekki burt at fara, því hann þóttist jafnberr fyrir hǫggum þeira, ef hann næði þangat at komast.


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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