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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

Hymiskviða (Hym) - 37

Hymiskviða

Not published: do not cite ()

non-skaldic stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36 

15 — Hym 15

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Véurr kvaðz vilja
ávág róa
ef ballr jötunn
beitur gæfi.
Hverfðu til hjarðar
ef þú hug trúir,
brjótr Berg-Dana,
beitur sækja!   (eddic or germanic)

(Thor said he wanted to row out in the bay,
if the bold giant would give him bait.
‘Go to the herds, if you’ve the guts for it,
mountain-giant-breaker, to look for bait!
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 14r, 24 - 14r, 26 (Edda)  image  image  
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