Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Bjǫrn krepphendi (Bkrepp)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Magnússdrápa (Magndr) - 11

Skj info: Bjǫrn krepphendi, Islandsk skjald, omkr. 1100. (AI, 434-7, BI, 404-6).

Skj poems:
Magnúsdrápa

Magnússdrápa (‘Drápa about Magnús’) — Bkrepp MagndrII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Bjǫrn krepphendi, Magnússdrápa’ 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. 395-405.

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Skj: Bjǫrn krepphendi: Magnúsdrápa, o. 1100 (AI, 434-7, BI, 404-6); stanzas (if different): 3 | 4 | 5/5-8 | 7/1-4, 6/5-8 | 7/5-8 | 8 | 9

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 403-4. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

10 — Bkrepp Magndr 10II

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Bjǫrn krepphendi, Magnússdrápa 10’ 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. 403-4.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hætt vas hvert þats átti
hvarf Goðrøðar arfi;
lǫnd vann lofðungr Þrœnda
Lǫgmanni þar bannat;
nýtr fekk nesjum útar
naðrbings tǫpuð finginn
Egða gramr, þars umðu,
ungr, véttrima tungur.

texts: H-Hr 265, Mberf 15 (III 181), Mork 140, Hkr 563 (III 181)

editions: Skj Bjǫrn krepphendi: Magnúsdrápa 8 (AI, 436; BI, 406); Skald I, 200; ÍF 28, 221-2 (Mberf ch. 9), E 1916, 119; Mork 1867, 144, Mork 1928-32, 318, Andersson and Gade 2000, 299-300, 485 (Mberf); F 1871, 270 (Mberf); Fms 7, 43 (Mberf ch. 21).

sources

AM 63 folx (Kx) 598r, 1 - 598r, 8 (Hkr)  image  
AM 39 fol (39) 34va, 18 - 34va, 18 (Hkr)  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 33v, 29 - 33v, 31 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 310v, 11 - 310v, 18 (Hkr)  image  
AM 42 folx (42x) 11r - 11r (Hkr)  image  
GKS 1009 fol (Mork) 23r, 37 - 23r, 39 (Mork)  image  image  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 58va, 10 - 58va, 14  image  image  image  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 89r, 3 - 89r, 3 (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 61va, 6 - 61va, 6 (H-Hr)  image  
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