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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hym 13

Hymiskviða 13 — ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson

Not published: do not cite (Hym 13)

Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic editionHymiskviða

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Sagðit hánum
hugr vel þá er hann sá
gýgjar græti
á gólf kominn.
Þar vóru þjórar
þrír of teknir,
bað senn jötunn
sjóða ganga.
Hvern létu þeir
höfði skemmra
ok áseyði
síðan báru.
Át Sifjar verr,
áðr sofa gengi,
einn með öllu
öxn tvá Hymis.


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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