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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

Reginsmál (Reg) - 55

Reginsmál

Not published: do not cite ()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 

33 — Reg 33

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Reg 33)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Nú er blóðugr örn
bitrum hjörvi
bana Sigmundar
ábaki ristinn!
Öngr er fremri,
sá er fold ryði,
hilmis arfi
ok Hugin gladdi!   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Now a bloody eagle is carved on the back*
of Sigmund’s slayer with a sharp sword!
No one’s more successful than the heir of the king,
who reddened the earth and gave joy to the raven!’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 30r, 15 - 30r, 17 (Edda)  image  image  
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