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Prose: Hr 35.13

Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35 27 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Hr 35.13)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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 mælir, ‘Vissa ek, þá þú komst hér, at fáir mundu þínir jafningjar vera, en þó þyki mér þat þitt verk frækiligast, at þú hefir gert hér annan kappa, þar er Hǫttr er, ok óvænligr þótti til mikillar gæfu. Nú vil ek hann heiti eigi lengr, ok skal hann heita Hjalti upp frá þessu. Skaltu eptir sverðinu Gullinhjalta.’
Ok endar hér þenna þátt frá Bǫðvari ok brœðrum hans.


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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