Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VIII. Krákumál (Krm) - 29

not in Skj

Krákumál — Anon KrmVIII (Ragn)

Rory McTurk 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Krákumál’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 706.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: H. Krákumál, et islandsk digt fra 12. årh. (AI, 641-9, BI, 649-56)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VIII, p. 753. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

18 — Anon Krm 18VIII

Cite as: Rory McTurk (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Poems, Krákumál 18’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 753.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hjoggum vér með hjǫrvi.
Haldorða sák brytja
ekki smátt fyr ulfa
Endils niðja brǫndum;
vasat á Víkaskeiði,
sem vín konur bæri;
hroðinn vas ægis asni
ófár í dyn geira;
skorin vas Skǫglar kápa
at skjǫldunga hjaldri.  (málaháttr)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: H. Krákumál 18 (AI, 646; BI, 653); Skald I, 319; Rafn 1826, 16-17, 132-4, Pfeiffer 1860, 126, CPB II, 343, Wisén 1886-9, I, 64, Krm 1891, 227, Finnur Jónsson 1893b, 89, Finnur Jónsson 1905, 155; Ragn 1906-8, 188.

sources

NKS 1824 b 4° (1824b) 80v - 80v (Ragn)  image  
AM 147 4° (147) 108v - 108v (Ragn)  image  image  
AM 6 folx (6x) 89v, 7 - 89v, 16 (Ragn)  image  
UppsUB R 702x (R702x) 30v - 30v  image  
Worm 1636 (LR) 215 - 216 (Krm)  image  
UppsUB R 693x (R693x) 13r - 13r  
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