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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

Skírnismál (Skí) - 64

Skírnismál

Not published: do not cite ()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   37   38   39   40   41   42 

10 — Skí 10

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Skí 10)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Myrkt er úti,
mál kveð ek okkr fara
úrig fjöll yfir,
þyrja þjóð yfir;
báðir við komumk
eða okkr báða tekr
sá inn ámáttki jötunn.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘It is dark outside, I declare it’s time for us to go
over the dewy mountain,
through giant realms;
we’ll both get there or the all-powerful giant
will seize us both.’)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 11r, 29 - 11r, 31 (Edda)  image  image  
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