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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Prose: Skm 3.2

Skáldskaparmál — chs 1-6 9 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Skm 3.2)

Teaching TextsSkáldskaparmál — chs 1-6

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Ok er hann fær valshaminn, flýgr hann norðr í Jǫtunheima ok kemr einn dag til Þjaza jǫtuns. Var hann róinn á sæ, en Iðunn var ein heima. Brá Loki henni í hnotarlíki ok hafði í klóm sér ok flýgr sem mest. En er Þjazi kom heim ok saknar Iðunnar, tekr hann arnarharminn ok flýgr eftir Loka, ok dró arnsúg í flugnum. En er æsirnir sá, er valrinn flaug með hnotina ok hvar ǫrninn flaug, þá gengu þeir út undir Ásgarð ok báru þannig byrðar af lokarspánum.


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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