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Guðr II 20

Guðrúnarkviða II 20 — ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson

Not published: do not cite (Guðr II 20)

Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic editionGuðrúnarkviða II

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Skreyttar brynjur,
steypta hjálma,
skálmum girðir,
höfðu skarar jarpar.
Hverr vildi mér
hnossir velja,
hnossir velja,
ok hugað mæla
ef þeir mætti mér
margra súta
tryggðir vinna;
né ek trúa gerðak.


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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