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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Prose: Hr 35.8

Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35 22 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Hr 35.8)

Teaching TextsHrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35

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Konungr bað menn forvitnask, hvárt engin sæi líkindi til, at þat hefði heim komit. Varðmenn gerðu svá ok kómu skjótt aptr sǫgðu konungi, at dýrit fœri þar ok heldr geyst borginni. Konungr bað hirðmenn vera nú hrausta duga hvern eptir því, sem hann hefði hug til, ok ráða af óvætt þennan; ok svá var gǫrt sem bauð, at þeir bjuggu sik til þess.


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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