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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic edition (Edd.)

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

not in Skj

prose works

Völuspá (Vsp) - 63

Völuspá

Not published: do not cite ()

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45 — Vsp 45

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Leika Míms synir
en mjötuðr kyndiz
inu galla
Gjal larhorni;
hátt blæss Heimdallr,
horn er álofti,
mælir Óðinn
við Míms höfuð;



ymr ið aldna tré
en jötunn losnar,
skelfr Yggdrasils
askr standandi.   (eddic or germanic)

(The sons of Mim are at play and the Measuring-Tree is kindled*
at the resounding Giallar-horn;
Heimdall blows loudly, his horn is in the air.
Odin speaks with Mim’s head.
The ancient tree groans and the giant gets loose,
Yggdrasill shudders, the tree standing upright.)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 2r, 32 - 2v, 3 (Edda)  image  image  
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