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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Prose: Skm 3.3

Skáldskaparmál — chs 1-6 10 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Skm 3.3)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Ok þá er valrinn flaug inn of borgina, lét hann fallast niðr við borgarvegginn. Þá slógu æsirnir eldi í lokarspánuna, en ǫrninn mátti eigi stǫðva sik, er hann mássti valsins. Laust þá eldinum í fiðri arnarins, ok tók þá af fluginn. Þá váru æsirnir nær ok drápu Þjaza jǫtun fyrir innan ásgrindr, ok er þat víg allfrægt.


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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