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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Prose: Skm 6.11

Skáldskaparmál — chs 1-6 37 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Skm 6.11)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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 er Suttungr sá flug arnarins, tók hann sér arnarham ok flaug eftir honum. En er Æsir sá, hvar Óðinn flaug, þá settu þeir út í garðinn ker sín, en er Óðinn kom inn of Ásgarð, þá spýtti hann upp miðinum í kerin, en honum var þá svá nær komit, at Suttungr myndi ná honum, at hann sendi aptr suman mjǫðinn, ok var þess ekki gætt.


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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