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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Prose: Hr 35.9

Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35 23 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Hr 35.9)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Konungr horfði á dýrit ok mælti síðan:
‘Øngva sé ek fǫr á dýrinu, en hverr vill nú taka kaup til ok ganga í móti því?’
Bǫðvarr mælti: ‘Þat væri næsta hrausts manns forvitnisbót. Hǫttr félagi, rektu af þér illmæli þat, at menn láta, sem engi krellr eðr dugr muni í þér vera. Farþú nú ok dreptu dýrit. Máttu sjá, enginn er allfúss til annarra.’


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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