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Prose: Skm 24.3

Skáldskaparmál — chs 1-6 103 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Skm 24.3)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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 hefir þat verit mikit fólskuverk,” sagði hann, “er ek lét eptir heima skjǫld minn ok hein. En ef ek hefða hér vápn mín þá skyldu vit nú reyna hólmgǫnguna. En at ǫðrum kosti legg ek þér við níðingsskap
ef þú vill drepa mik vápnlausan.”


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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