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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Fáfnismál 45a — ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson

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Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic editionFáfnismál

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Sigurðr reið eftir slóð Fáfnis til bælis hans okfann það opið ok hurðir af járni ok gætti; af járni vóru ok allir timbrstokkar íhúsinu en grafið í jörð niðr. Þar fann Sigurðr stórmikið gull ok fylldi þar tvær kistur. Þar tók hann ægis hjálm ok gullbrynju ok sverðið Hrotta ok marga dýrgripi ok klyfjaði þar með Grana. En hestrinn vildi eigi fram ganga fyrr en Sigurðr steig á bak hánum.


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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