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

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 41. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

9 — Bragi Rdr 9III

Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa 9’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 41.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

texts: Skm 253, SnE 255

editions: Skj Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 9 (AI, 2; BI, 2); Skald I, 2, NN §§193, 1853I; SnE 1848-87, I, 436-7, III, 84, SnE 1931, 155, SnE 1998, I, 73.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 34v, 32 - 34v, 34 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 36r, 27 - 36r, 29 (SnE)  transcr.  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 79, 18 - 79, 20 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
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