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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

Fáfnismál (Fáfn) - 66

Fáfnismál

Not published: do not cite ()

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45a — [not skaldic]

Cite as: Not published: do not cite ([not skaldic])

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Sigurðr reið eftir slóð Fáfnis til bælis hans okfann það opið ok hurðir af járni ok gætti; af járni vóru ok allir timbrstokkar íhúsinu en grafið í jörð niðr. Þar fann Sigurðr stórmikið gull ok fylldi þar tvær kistur. Þar tók hann ægis hjálm ok gullbrynju ok sverðið Hrotta ok marga dýrgripi ok klyfjaði þar með Grana. En hestrinn vildi eigi fram ganga fyrr en Sigurðr steig á bak hánum.

(Sigurd rode along Fafnir’s track to his lair and found it open and with doors and door-frames of iron. All the beams of the house were of iron, and they were driven down into the earth. There Sigurd found a huge amount of gold and filled two chests with it. Then he took the helmet of terror and a gold mail-shirt and the sword Hrotti and many other treasures, and loaded Grani with it, but the horse would not proceed until Sigurd climbed onto his back.
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editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 31v, 19 - 31v, 25 (Edda)  image  image  
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