Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson (Refr)

11th century; volume 3; ed. Edith Marold;

1. Ferðavísur (Ferðv) - 5

Skj info: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 318-321, BI, 295-297).

Skj poems:
1. Digt om fyrstegaver
2. Et digt om Gizurr Gullbrárskáld
3. Af et digt om en Þórsteinn
4. Et rejsedigt
5. Af ubestemmelige digte el. vers

Ferðavísur (‘Stanzas about journeys’) — Refr FerðvIII

Edith Marold with the assistance of Vivian Busch, Jana Krüger, Ann-Dörte Kyas and Katharina Seidel, translated from German by John Foulks 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, Ferðavísur’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 243.

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Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 4. Et rejsedigt, Ferðavísur (AI, 320-1, BI, 296-7)

in texts: LaufE, Skm, SnE

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 243. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 1. Ferðavísur, 1 [Vol. 3, 244] — Refr Ferðv 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Vágþrýsta berr vestan,
vættik lands fyr brandi,
(hvalmœni skefr) húna
hógdýr of lǫg bógu.

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 4. Et rejsedigt 1 (AI, 320; BI, 296); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 744x, 761bx, B, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 125
 
2 Vol. 3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 1. Ferðavísur, 2 [Vol. 3, 245] — Refr Ferðv 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Fœrir bjǫrn, þars bára
brestr, undinna festa
opt í ægis kjapta
úrsvǫl Gymis vǫlva.

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 4. Et rejsedigt 2 (AI, 320; BI, 296); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x, 744x, 761bx, A, B, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 154(388-9), Skm 127, Skm 351
 
3 Vol. 3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 1. Ferðavísur, 3 [Vol. 3, 246] — Refr Ferðv 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).

En sægnípu Sleipnir
slítr úrdrifinn hvítrar
Ránar, rauðum steini
runnit, brjóst ór munni.

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 4. Et rejsedigt 3 (AI, 321; BI, 296); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x, 744x, 761bx, B, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 155(389), Skm 128
 
4 Vol. 3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 1. Ferðavísur, 4 [Vol. 3, 247] — Refr Ferðv 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).

Barðristinn nemr brjósti
borðheim drasill skorðu
(nauð þolir viðr), en víði
verpr inn of þrǫm stinnan.

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 4. Et rejsedigt 4 (AI, 321; BI, 297); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x, 761bx, A, C, R, Tx; texts: LaufE 158(389), Skm 358
 
5 Vol. 3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 1. Ferðavísur, 5 [Vol. 3, 248] — Refr Ferðv 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).

Hrynja fjǫll á fyllar,
framm œsisk nú Glamma
skeið vetrliði skíða,
skautbjǫrn Gusis-nauta.

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 4. Et rejsedigt 5 (AI, 321; BI, 297); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 744x, 761bx, A, B, C, R, Tx; texts: Skm 367
 
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