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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Prose: Hr 35.11

Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35 25 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Hr 35.11)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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 mælti, ‘Hvat má vita, nema fleira hafi skipzk um hagi þína en sjá þykir? Því fæstir menn þykjask þik kenna, at þú sért hinn sami maðr. Nú tak við sverðinu ok njót manna best, ef þetta er til unnit.’
Síðan gengr Hǫttr at dýrinu alldjarfliga ok høggr til þess, þá hann kemr í hǫggfæri. Dýrit fellr niðr dautt.


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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