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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Grani skáld (Grani)

11th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Poem about Haraldr harðráði (Har) - 2

Skj info: Grani skáld, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 387, BI, 357).

Skj poems:
[untitled]
Digt om Harald hårdråde

Grani (Grani) is unknown, and it is uncertain whether he was from Iceland or from Norway. Skáldatal (SnE 1848-87, III, 254, 262, 275) lists him among the poets of Haraldr Sigurðarson (‘Grani skáld’).

Poem about Haraldr harðráði — Grani HarII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Grani skáld, Poem about Haraldr harðráði’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 296-9.

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Skj: Grani skáld: Digt om Harald hårdråde (AI, 387, BI, 357); stanzas (if different): 3

in texts: Flat, Fsk, H-Hr, Hkr, HSig, MH, Mork, Skm, SnE

SkP info: II, 296-9

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1 Vol. 2. Grani skáld, Poem about Haraldr harðráði, 1 [Vol. 2, 296-7] — Grani Har 1II

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Lét aldrigi úti
ósvífr Kraka drífu
Hlǫkk í harða þjokkum
Hornskógi brô þorna;
Fila dróttinn rak flótta
fjanda grams, til strandar
auð varð út at reiða
allskjótt faðir Dóttu.

Skj: Grani skáld: Digt om Harald hårdråde 1 (AI, 387; BI, 357); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: A2; mss: 301x, 39, E, F, Flat, FskAx, H, Hr, J2x, Kx, Mork; texts: Flat 1042, Fsk 205, H-Hr 130, HSig 29, MH 73, Mork 33
 
2 Vol. 2. Grani skáld, Poem about Haraldr harðráði, 2 [Vol. 2, 298-9] — Grani Har 2II

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Dǫglingr fekk at drekka
danskt blóð ara jóði
(hirð hykk hilmis gerðu
hugins jól) við nes Þjólar;
ætt spornaði arnar
allvítt of valfalli,
hold át vargr sem vildi
(vel njóti þess) Jóta.

Skj: Grani skáld: Digt om Harald hårdråde 2 (AI, 387; BI, 357); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: A2; mss: 744x, A, B, C, H, Hr, Mork, R, Tx, U; texts: Mork 34, Skm 405
 
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