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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

Sigurðarkviða in skamma (Sigsk) - 69

Sigurðarkviða in skamma

Not published: do not cite ()

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24 — Sigsk 24

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Ríðra þeim síðan
þótt sjau alir,
systur sonr
slíkr að þingi;
ek veit görla
hví gegnir nú:
Ein veldr Brynhildr
öllu bölvi,
Mér unni mær
fyr mann hvern
en við Gunnar
grand ekki vannk;
þyrmða ek sifjum,
svörnum eiðum,
síðr værak heitinn
hans kvánar vinr.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘No such sister’s son, though seven you should nurture,*
would ride with them afterwards to the Assembly;
I know quite well what all this means:
Brynhild alone has caused all this evil.
‘The girl loves me above all other men,
but to Gunnar I did no harm;
I violated neither kinship nor oaths,
so I should not be called his wife’s lover.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 35r, 16 - 35r, 20 (Edda)  image  image  
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