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Prose: Skm 6.10

Skáldskaparmál — chs 1-6 36 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Skm 6.10)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Fór Bǫlverkr þar til, sem Gunnlǫð var, ok lá hjá henni þrjár nætr, ok þá lofaði hon honum at drekka af miðinum þrjá drykki. Í inum fyrsta drykk drakk hann allt ór Óðreri, en í ǫðrum ór Boðn, í inum þriðja ór Són, ok hafði hann þá allan mjǫðinn. Þá brásk hann í arnarham ok flaug sem ákafast.


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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