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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Prose: Skm 2.3

Skáldskaparmál — chs 1-6 5 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Skm 2.3)

Teaching TextsSkáldskaparmál — chs 1-6

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Þá varð Loki reiðr ok greip upp mikla stǫng ok reiðir af ǫllu afli ok rekr á kroppinn erninum. Ǫrninn bregzt við hǫggit ok flýgr upp. Þá var fǫst stǫngin við bak arnarins, en hendr Loka við annan enda stangarinnar. Ǫrninn flýgr hátt svá, at fætr Loka taka niðr grjót ok urðir ok viðu, en hendr hans, hyggr hann, at slitna munu ór øxlum.


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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