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Prose: Skm 5.4

Skáldskaparmál — chs 1-6 19 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Skm 5.4)

Teaching TextsSkáldskaparmál — chs 1-6

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Hann fór víða um heim at kenna mǫnnum frœði, ok þá er hann kom at heimboði til dverga nokkvorra, Fjalars ok Galars, þá kǫlluðu þeir hann með sér á einmæli ok drápu hann, létu renna blóð hans í tvau ker ok einn ketil, ok heitir sá Óðrerir, en kerin heita Són ok Boðn.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.


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