Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Bragi inn gamli Boddason (Bragi)

9th century; volume 3; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

3. Fragments (Frag) - 6

Skj info: Bragi enn gamli, Norsk skjald, omkr. 800-850. (AI, 1-5, BI, 1-5).

Skj poems:
1. Ragnarsdrápa
2. Ubestemmelige vers
3. Lausavísur

Fragments — Bragi FragIII

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Fragments’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 53.

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Skj: Bragi enn gamli: 2. Ubestemmelige vers (AI, 4, BI, 4-5); stanzas (if different): 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 54. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

1 — Bragi Frag 1III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Gefjon dró frá Gylfa,
glǫð djúprǫðuls, óðla,
svát af rennirauknum
rauk, Danmarkar auka;
Bôru øxn ok átta
ennitungl þars gingu
fyr vineyjar víðri
vallrauf fjogur haufuð.

texts: Gylf 1, LaufE 1 (190n), Yng 1 (I 1) (ch. 5), Hkr 1 (I 1), SnE 1

editions: Skj Bragi enn gamli: 1. Ragnarsdrápa 13 (AI, 3; BI, 3); Skald I, 2; SnE 1848-87, I, 32-3, SnE 1931, 8, SnE 2005, 7; ÍF 26, 15 (Yng ch. 5).


GKS 2367 4° (R) 1v, 20 - 1v, 22 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  -
Traj 1374x (Tx) 2r, 27 - 2r, 29 (SnE)  transcr.  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 8, 29 - 8, 31 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 35 folx (Kx) 10r, 19 - 10r, 26 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 2ra, 14 - 2ra, 17 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 4v, 29 - 5r, 7 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 761 a 4°x (761ax) 50r, 2 - 50r, 9 (V)  image  
Holm papp 18 folx (papp18x) 3r, 9 - 3r, 11 (Hkr)  image  
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