Bragi inn gamli Boddason (Bragi)
9th century; volume 3; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;
1. Ragnarsdrápa (Rdr) - 12
2. Þórr’s fishing (Þórr) - 6
3. Fragments (Frag) - 6
4. An exchange of verses between Bragi and a troll-woman (Troll) - 1
IV. Lausavísur (Lv) - 2
Ragnarsdrápa (‘Drápa about Ragnarr’)
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.
Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa (AI, 1-4, BI, 1-4); stanzas (if different): 13 |
Full edition, translation and commentary
for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 42.
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The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj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 — Bragi Rdr 10III
Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa 10’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 42.
The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).
Letrat lýða stillir
landa vanr á sandi
(þá svall heipt í Hǫgna)
hǫð glamma mun stǫðva,
es þrymregin þremja
þróttig Heðin sóttu,
heldr an Hildar svíra
hringa þeir of fingi.
texts: ‹Skm 254›,
editions: Skj Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 10 (AI, 3; BI, 2-3); Skald I, 2, NN §§156, 1936C; SnE 1848-87, I, 436-9, III, 84-5, SnE 1931, 155, SnE 1998, I, 73.