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Hhund II 33

Helgakviða Hundingsbana II 33 — ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson

Not published: do not cite (Hhund II 33)

Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic editionHelgakviða Hundingsbana II

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Bítia þér það sverð
er þú bregðir
nema sjálfum þér
syngvi um höfði!
Þá væri þér hefnt
Helga dauða
ef þú værir vargr
áviðum úti,
auðs andvani
ok allz gamans,
hefðir eigi mat
nema áhræum spryngir!


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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