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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Reginsmál 33b — ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson

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Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic editionReginsmál

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Sigurðr ok Reginn fóru upp áGnitaheiði ok hittu þar slóð Fáfnis þá er hann skreið til vatns. Þar gjörði Sigurðr gröf mikla áveginum ok gekk Sigurðr þar í. En er Fáfnir skreið af gullinu blés hann eitri ok hraut það fyr ofan höfuð Sigurði. En er Fáfnir skreið yfir gröfina þá lagði Sigurðr hann með sverði til hjarta. Fáfnir hristi sik ok barði höfði ok sporði. Sigurðr hljóp ór gröfinni ok sá þá hvárr annan. Fáfnir kvað:


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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