The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Riddle 52


Verse Indeterminate Saxon


Ic seah ræpingas      in ræced fergan
under hrof sales      hearde twegen,
þa wæron genamnan,      nearwum bendum
gefeterade      fæste togædre;

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þara oþrum wæs      an getenge
wonfah Wale,      seo weold hyra
bega siþe      bendum fæstra.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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