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Prose: Vǫls 21

Vǫlsunga saga — chs 6-8 21 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Vǫls 21)

Teaching TextsVǫlsunga saga — chs 6-8

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Sigmundi þykkir hann mjǫk í ætt Vǫlsunga ok þó hyggr hann at hann sé sonr Siggeirs konungs; ok hyggr hann hafa illsku feðr síns, en kapp Vǫlsunga, ok ætlar hann eigi mjǫk frændrœkinn mann, því at hann minnir opt Sigmund á sína harma ok eggjar mjǫk at drepa Siggeir konung. ...


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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