Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Bragi inn gamli Boddason (Bragi)

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

3. Fragments (Frag) - 6

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

Fragments — Bragi FragIII

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Fragments’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 53.

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Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 2. Ubestemmelige vers (AI, 4, BI, 4-5); stanzas (if different): 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

in texts: Gramm, Gylf, Hkr, LaufE, Skm, SnE, TGT, Yng

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 53. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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, 3. Fragments, 1A verse about Gefjun [Vol. 3, 54] — Bragi Frag 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Gefjon dró frá Gylfa,
glǫð djúprǫðuls, óðla,
svát af rennirauknum
rauk, Danmarkar auka;
Bôru øxn ok átta
ennitungl þars gingu
fyr vineyjar víðri
vallrauf fjogur haufuð.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 13 (AI, 3; BI, 3); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: 761ax, F, J2x, Kx, papp18x, R, Tx, W; texts: Gylf 1, LaufE 1(190n), Yng 1
 
2 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 3. Fragments, 2A verse about the giant Þjazi [Vol. 3, 56] — Bragi Frag 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Hinn es varp á víða
vinda ǫndurdísar
of manna sjǫt margra
mundlaug fǫður augum.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 20 (AI, 4; BI, 4); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: 744x, B, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 111
 
3 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 3. Fragments, 3A verse addressed to Þórr [Vol. 3, 58] — Bragi Frag 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Vel hafið yðrum eykjum
aptr, Þrívalda, haldit
simbli sumbls of mærum,
sundrkljúfr níu hǫfða.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 2. Ubestemmelige vers 1 (AI, 4; BI, 4); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: R, Tx, W; texts: Skm 52
 
4 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 3. Fragments, 4A couplet mentioning Sleipnir [Vol. 3, 59] — Bragi Frag 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).

Þars sem lofðar líta
lung váfaðar Gungnis.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 2. Ubestemmelige vers 2 (AI, 4; BI, 4); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: A, W; texts: TGT 53
 
5 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 3. Fragments, 5Two verses celebrating generous patrons (1) [Vol. 3, 61] — Bragi Frag 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).

Eld of þák af jǫfri
ǫlna bekks, við drykkju
þat gaf fjǫrnis fjalla
með fylli mér stillis.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 2. Ubestemmelige vers 3 (AI, 4; BI, 4-5); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: R, Tx, W; texts: Skm 142
 
6 Vol. 3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 3. Fragments, 6Two verses celebrating generous patrons (2) [Vol. 3, 62] — Bragi Frag 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).

Þann áttak vin verstan
vastrǫdd en mér baztan
Ála undirkúlu
óniðraðan þriðja.

Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 2. Ubestemmelige vers 4 (AI, 5; BI, 5); dróttkvætt; ed. MCR; group: B; mss: R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 151
 
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