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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Prose: Skm 24.6

Skáldskaparmál — chs 1-6 106 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Skm 24.6)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

‘Þá stóð Þórr upp ok fagnaði vel syni sínum ok sagði hann mundu verða mikinn fyrir sér.
‘“Ok vil ek,” sagði hann, “gefa þér hestinn Gullfaxa, er Hrungnir hafði átt.”
‘Þá mælir Óðinn ok sagði at Þórr gerði rangt er hann gaf þann hinn góða hest gýgjarsyni en eigi fǫður sínum.


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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