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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Akv 15

Atlakviða 15 — ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson

Not published: do not cite (Akv 15)

Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic editionAtlakviða

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Land sá þeir Atla
ok liðskjálfar djúpar
Bikka greppar standa
áborg inni há—
sal um suðrþjóðum,
sleginn sessmeiðum,
bundnum röndum,
bleikum skjöldum,
dafar, darraða;
en þar drakk Atli
vín í valhöllu;
verðir sátu úti
að varða þeim Gunnari
ef þeir hér vitja kvæmi
með geiri gjallanda
að vekja gram hildi.


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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