Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Bragi inn gamli Boddason (Bragi)

9th century; volume 3; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

1. Ragnarsdrápa (Rdr) - 12

Skj info: Bragi enn gamli, Norsk skjald, omkr. 800-850. (AI, 1-5, BI, 1-5).

Skj poems:
[untitled]
1. Ragnarsdrápa
2. Ubestemmelige vers
3. Lausavísur

Ragnarsdrápa (‘Drápa about Ragnarr’) — Bragi RdrIII

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 27.

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Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa (AI, 1-4, BI, 1-4); stanzas (if different): 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20

in texts: FoGT, Gramm, LaufE, Skm, SnE

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 27. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 1 [Vol. 3, 28] — Bragi Rdr 1III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Vilið Hrafnketill heyra,
hvé hreingróit steini
Þrúðar skalk ok þengil
þjófs ilja blað leyfa.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 1 (AI, 1; BI, 1); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: A, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 239
 
2 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 2 [Vol. 3, 30] — Bragi Rdr 2III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Nema svát góð ens gjalla
gjǫld baugnafaðs vildi
meyjar hjóls enn mæri
mǫgr Sigurðar Hǫgna.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 2 (AI, 1; BI, 1); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: A, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 240
 
3 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 3 [Vol. 3, 31] — Bragi Rdr 3III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Knátti eðr við illan
Jǫrmunrekkr at vakna
með dreyrfáar dróttir
draum í sverða flaumi;
rósta varð í ranni
Randvés hǫfuðniðja,
þás hrafnbláir hefnðu
harma Erps of barmar.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 3 (AI, 1; BI, 1); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: C, R, Tx, W; texts: FoGT 23, LaufE 35(251n), Skm 155
 
4 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 4 [Vol. 3, 33] — Bragi Rdr 4III

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).

Flaut of set, við sveita,
sóknar alfs í golfi
hræva dǫgg, þars hǫggnar
hendr sem fœtr of kendusk;
fell í blóði blandinn
brunn ǫlskála - runna
þat's á Leifa landa
laufi fátt - at hǫfði.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 4 (AI, 1-2; BI, 1); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: C, R, Tx; texts: Skm 156
 
5 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 5 [Vol. 3, 35] — Bragi Rdr 5III

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).

Þar, svát gerðu gyrðan
golfhǫlkvis sá fylkis,
segls Naglfara siglur
saums andvanar standa;
urðu snemst ok Sǫrli
samráða þeir Hamðir
hǫrðum herðimýlum
Hergauts vinu barðir.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 5 (AI, 2; BI, 2); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: C, R, Tx; texts: Skm 157
 
6 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 6 [Vol. 3, 36] — Bragi Rdr 6III

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).

Mjǫk lét stála støkkvir
styðja Gjúka niðja
flaums, þás fjǫrvi næma
Fogl-hildar mun vildu,
ok bláserkjar birkis
(ball) fagr-gǫtu allir
(ennihǫgg ok eggjar)
Jónakrs sonum launa.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 6 (AI, 2; BI, 2); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: C, R, Tx; texts: Skm 158
 
7 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 7 [Vol. 3, 38] — Bragi Rdr 7III

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).

Þat segik fall á fǫgrum
flotna randar botni;
Ræs gǫfumk reiðar mána
Ragnarr ok fjǫlð sagna.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 7 (AI, 2; BI, 2); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: C, R, Tx; texts: Skm 159
 
8 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 8 [Vol. 3, 39] — Bragi Rdr 8III

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).

Ok ofþerris æða
ósk-Rôn at þat sínum
til fárhuga fœra
feðr veðr boga hugði,
þás hristi-Sif hringa
hals, en bǫls of fylda,
bar til byrjar drǫsla
baug ørlygis draugi.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 8 (AI, 2; BI, 2); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: R, Tx, W; texts: Skm 252
 
9 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 9 [Vol. 3, 41] — Bragi Rdr 9III

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).

Bauða sú til bleyði
bœti-Þrúðr at móti
malma mætum hilmi
men dreyrugra benja;
svá lét ey, þótt etti
sem orrostu letti,
jǫfrum ulfs at sinna
með algífris lifru.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 9 (AI, 2; BI, 2); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: R, Tx, W; texts: Skm 253
 
10 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 10 [Vol. 3, 42] — Bragi Rdr 10III

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).

Letrat lýða stillir
landa vanr á sandi
(þá svall heipt í Hǫgna)
hǫð glamma mun stǫðva,
es þrymregin þremja
þróttig Heðin sóttu,
heldr an Hildar svíra
hringa þeir of fingi.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 10 (AI, 3; BI, 2-3); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: R, Tx, W; texts: Skm 254
 
11 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 11 [Vol. 3, 43] — Bragi Rdr 11III

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).

Ok fyr hǫnd í holmi
hveðru brynju Viðris
fengeyðandi fljóða
fordæða nam ráða;
allr gekk herr und hurðir
Hjarranda framm kyrrar
reiðr af Reifnis skeiði
raðaralfs mari brôðum.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 11 (AI, 3; BI, 3); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: R, Tx, W; texts: Skm 256
 
12 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 12 [Vol. 3, 46] — Bragi Rdr 12III

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).

Þá má sókn á Svǫlnis
salpenningi kenna;
Ræs gǫfumk reiðar mána
Ragnarr ok fjǫlð sagna.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 12 (AI, 3; BI, 3); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: R, Tx, W; texts: Skm 255
 
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