Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Guðmundr Svertingsson (GSvert)

13th century; volume 4; ed. Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir;

Hrafnsdrápa (Hrafndr) - 11

Skj info: Guðmundr Svertingsson, Islandsk skjald, 13. årh. (AII, 46-9, BII, 55-7).

Skj poems:
Hrafnsdrápa

Hrafnsdrápa (‘Drápa about Hrafn’) — GSvert HrafndrIV

Not published: do not cite (GSvert HrafndrIV)

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Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa, o. 1213 (AII, 46-9, BII, 55-7)

in texts: GBpB, Hrafn

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 4. Guðmundr Svertingsson, Hrafnsdrápa, 1 — GSvert Hrafndr 1IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Sviðr braut sinni ǫðru
sundr menbroti grundar,
brast glymfjǫturr Gizka,
garð, fyr knarrar barði,
áðr veðrlostinn vestan
veggǫndr framir seggir
(meðr stigu glatt af græði
grund) við Nóreg bundu.

Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa 1 (AII, 46; BII, 55); dróttkvætt; ed. VEÞ; group: C; mss: 154x, 155x, 487x, 552nx, 557, 761bx, 983x; texts: Hrafn 1
 
2 Vol. 4. Guðmundr Svertingsson, Hrafnsdrápa, 2 — GSvert Hrafndr 2IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Getk þess's gekk at lúta
geðfastr enum helgasta
bǫlhnekkjandi af blakki
blás vandar Tómási;
sǫkkrennir bjó sína
suðr drengiligr lengra
fǫr, sem fyrðar heyra,
fœti sôl at bœta.

Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa 2 (AII, 47; BII, 55); dróttkvætt; ed. VEÞ; group: C; mss: 154x, 155x, 487x, 552nx, 557, 761bx, 983x; texts: Hrafn 2
 
3 Vol. 4. Guðmundr Svertingsson, Hrafnsdrápa, 3 — GSvert Hrafndr 3IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Ferð kom fleina rýrir
framm, jókeyris Glamma
lýðr sá storma stríða
stund, til Jákóbs fundar.

Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa 3 (AII, 47; BII, 55); dróttkvætt; ed. VEÞ; group: C; mss: 154x, 155x, 487x, 552nx, 761bx, 983x; texts: Hrafn 3
 
4 Vol. 4. Guðmundr Svertingsson, Hrafnsdrápa, 4 — GSvert Hrafndr 4IV

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).

Sótti Hrafn at hitta
hǫggusárr af fári
maðr eða meiddr at ǫðru
margr hinns þurfti bjargar;
hverr gekk hodda støkkvir
heill (segik á því deili)
lóns ok leystr frá meinum
leygvarðanda ór garði.

Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa 4 (AII, 47; BII, 56); dróttkvætt; ed. VEÞ; group: C; mss: 154x, 155x, 487x, 761bx, 983x; texts: Hrafn 4
 
5 Vol. 4. Guðmundr Svertingsson, Hrafnsdrápa, 5 — GSvert Hrafndr 5IV

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).

Guðmundr bauð enn góði
(getk jafnan þess) Hrafni,
síð man at enda óðar,
útferð með sér, lúta;
farar leizk flotna stýri
fallinn bezt með ǫllu
geira veðrs til góðrar
gjóð-nistir forvistu.

Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa 5 (AII, 47; BII, 56); dróttkvætt; ed. VEÞ; group: C; mss: 154x, 155x, 487x, 552nx, 761bx, 983x; texts: Hrafn 12
 
6 Vol. 4. Guðmundr Svertingsson, Hrafnsdrápa, 6 — GSvert Hrafndr 6IV

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).

Foraðsvanda hykk fundu
(fyrirsagnir þraut) bragna,
þjóð vas þá við leiði
þreytin segls at neyta;
blátt vas of borð at líta
brekafall vega alla,
bræddr þars bôrum ruddi
barðjór, ok skergarða.

Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa 6 (AII, 48; BII, 56); dróttkvætt; ed. VEÞ; group: C; mss: 154x, 155x, 487x, 552nx, 657c, 761bx, 983x; texts: GBpB 3, Hrafn 14
 
7 Vol. 4. Guðmundr Svertingsson, Hrafnsdrápa, 7 — GSvert Hrafndr 7IV

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).

Gekk á grœðis blakki
greppr of nótt við ótta,
Hramn varð, sem getk, gumnum
gagnsmaðr, til leiðsagnar;
heggr fekk hvôru tveggja
hauktorgs vita borgit
(sýlði segl ok bulði
svǫl hrǫnn) skipi ok mǫnnum.

Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa 7 (AII, 48; BII, 56); dróttkvætt; ed. VEÞ; group: C; mss: 154x, 155x, 487x, 657c, 761bx, 983x; texts: GBpB 4, Hrafn 15
 
8 Vol. 4. Guðmundr Svertingsson, Hrafnsdrápa, 8 — GSvert Hrafndr 8IV

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).

Rymgœðis varð ráða
randar hóts at njóta
vitr, áðr vígslu gæti,
vegsmaðr, náit saðri;
kjólrennir fór kanna
kynfríðr at þat síðan,
trú þás tóksk með lýðum
tryggð, Háleygja byggðir.

Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa 8 (AII, 48; BII, 57); dróttkvætt; ed. VEÞ; group: C; mss: 154x, 155x, 487x, 552nx, 657c, 761bx, 983x; texts: GBpB 9, Hrafn 20
 
9 Vol. 4. Guðmundr Svertingsson, Hrafnsdrápa, 9 — GSvert Hrafndr 9IV

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).

Hverr gekk hyrjar þverrir
hodda brjót at móti,
hrings es heim kom sløngvir,
haukstrandar fagnandi,
en menfergir mǫrgum
mótrunn frǫmum spjóta
(æ sé øfri skýjum
ókvalðr) gjafar valði.

Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa 9 (AII, 49; BII, 57); dróttkvætt; ed. VEÞ; group: C; mss: 154x, 155x, 487x, 552nx, 761bx, 983x; texts: Hrafn 21
 
10 Vol. 4. Guðmundr Svertingsson, Hrafnsdrápa, 10 — GSvert Hrafndr 10IV

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).

Óþokki þreifsk ekka
andærligum blandinn;
fjón grøri ljótlig ljóna
(liðak fátt of þat) miðlum;
beittr vas bragna sættir
(brandél þrifusk) vélum;
stóð þanns stýrði lýðum
stolaherr skǫrung errinn.

Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa 10 (AII, 49; BII, 57); dróttkvætt; ed. VEÞ; group: C; mss: 154x, 155x, 487x, 552nx, 761bx, 983x; texts: Hrafn 33
 
11 Vol. 4. Guðmundr Svertingsson, Hrafnsdrápa, 11 — GSvert Hrafndr 11IV

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).

Bauð til friðkaups fróðum
folkprýðandi lýðum
(hann bað sveit fyr sinni
snjallri) einn at falla.

Skj: Guðmundr Svertingsson: Hrafnsdrápa 11 (AII, 49; BII, 57); dróttkvætt; ed. VEÞ; group: C; mss: 154x, 155x, 487x, 552nx, 557, 761bx, 983x; texts: Hrafn 34
 
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