Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson (Refr)

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

5. Fragments (Frag) - 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

Fragments — Refr FragIII

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, 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. 259.

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Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 5. Af ubestemmelige digte el. vers (AI, 321, BI, 297)

in texts: Ht, LaufE, LaufE, Skm, SnE

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 259. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 5. Fragments, 1 [Vol. 3, 259] — Refr 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Gekk í golli stokna
gjǫfrífr (Hôars drífu
askr viðr œrinn þroska)
as-Freyr sæing meyjar.

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 5. Af ubestemmelige digte el. vers 1 (AI, 321; BI, 297); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 2368x, 761bx, A, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 110(373), Skm 216
 
2 Vol. 3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 5. Fragments, 2 [Vol. 3, 261] — Refr 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Soðs ok síðra heðna;
sundr fœrir tré Grundi.

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 5. Af ubestemmelige digte el. vers 2 (AI, 321; BI, 297); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 164x, 2368x, 743x, papp10x; texts: LaufE 86(294), LaufE 124(377)
 
3 Vol. 3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 5. Fragments, 3 [Vol. 3, 262] — Refr 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Dagr vas fríðr, sás fǫgru
fleygjendr alinleygjar
í hangferil hringa
hlýrtungli mér þrungu.

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 1. Digt om fyrstegaver 1 (AI, 318; BI, 295); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 761bx, A, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 236
 
4 Vol. 3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 5. Fragments, 4 [Vol. 3, 262] — Refr 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).

Kná myrkdreki markar
minn, þars ýtar finnask,
æfr á aldar lófum
eikinn borðs at leika.

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 1. Digt om fyrstegaver 2 (AI, 319; BI, 295); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 164x, 2368x, 743x, 761bx, A, papp10x, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 100(306), LaufE 182(398), Skm 248
 
5 Vol. 3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 5. Fragments, 5 [Vol. 3, 264] — Refr 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).

Sæll es hinn, es, hranna
hádýra, vel, stýrir
(tíð erumk vitnis váða
víngǫrð) unir sínu.

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 3. Af et digt om en Þórsteinn 4 (AI, 320; BI, 296); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 761bx, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Ht 10
 
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