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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Prose: Skm 3.1

Skáldskaparmál — chs 1-6 8 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Skm 3.1)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

En æsir urðu illa við hvarf Iðunnar, ok gerðust þeir brátt hárir ok gamlir. Þá áttu þeir æsir þing, ok spyrr hverr annan, hvat síðast vissi til Iðunnar, en þat var sét síðast, at hon gekk út ór Ásgarði með Loka. Þá var Loki tekinn ok færðr á þingit, ok var honum heitit bana eða píslum. En er hann varð hræddr, þá kvaðst hann mundu sækja eftir Iðunni í Jǫtunheima, ef Freyja vill ljá honum valshams, er hon á.


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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