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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

Helreið Brynhildar (Helr) - 14

Helreið Brynhildar

Not published: do not cite ()

non-skaldic stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13 

11 — Helr 11

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Sváfu við ok unðum
ísæing einni
sem hann minn bróðir
um borinn væri;
hvártki knátti
hönd yfir annað
átta nóttum
okkart leggja.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘We slept and were satisfied in one bed,
as if he were my brother born;
nor did we lay one arm over another
for the eight nights of our lying together.
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 36v, 19 - 36v, 20 (Edda)  image  image  
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