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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sigsk 19

Sigurðarkviða in skamma 19 — ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson

Not published: do not cite (Sigsk 19)

Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic editionSigurðarkviða in skamma

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Ek veit görla
hvaðan vegir standa:
Eru Brynhildar
brek of mikil.
Við skulum Guðþorm
gjörva að vígi,
yngra bróður,
hann var fyr útan
eiða svarna,
eiða svarna,
unnar tryggðir.
Dælt var að eggja
stóð til hjarta
hjörr Sigurði.
Réð til hefnda
hergjarn ísal
ok eftir varp
fló til Guðþorms
Grams rammliga
kynbirt járn
ór konungs hendi.


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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