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Prose: Vǫls 43

Vǫlsunga saga — chs 6-8 43 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Vǫls 43)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

‘Hefi ek þar til unnit alla hluti, at Siggeirr konungr skyldi bana fá; hefi ek ok svá mikit unnit at fram kœmisk hefndin, at mér er með engum kosti líft. Skal ek nú deyja með Siggeiri konungi lostig, er ek átta hann nauðig.’


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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