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Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic edition (Edd.)

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

not in Skj

prose works

Atlamál (Am) - 121

Atlamál

Not published: do not cite ()

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60 — Am 60

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Am 60)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Getr þú þess, Atli,
gerðir svá fyrri:
Móður tókt mína
ok myrðir til hnossa,
svinna systrungu
sveltir þú íhelli;
hlægligt mér það þikkir
er þú þinn harm tínir,
goðum ek það þakka
er þér gengz illa.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Can you speak of such things, Atli? You did all this first:
you seized my mother and killed her, to get her treasure,
my wise cousin you starved to death in a cave;*
it seems to me laughable when you recount your injuries,
I thank the gods for it when things go badly for you.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 42v, 13 - 42v, 15 (Edda)  image  image  
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