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Hamð 26

Hamðismál 26 — ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson

Not published: do not cite (Hamð 26)

Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic editionHamðismál

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Vel höfum við vegið,
stöndum ával Gotna
ofan eggmóðum
sem ernir ákvisti;
góðs höfum tírar fengið
þótt skylim nú eða ígær deyja,
kveld lifir maðr ekki
eftir kvið norna.


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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