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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. 1. Bjarkamál in fornu (Bjark) - 7

2.1: Bjarkamál in fornu (‘The (Old) Speeches of Bjarki’) — Anon BjarkIII

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘ Anonymous, Bjarkamál in fornu’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 495. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1006> (accessed 29 November 2021)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [X]: II. A. Bjarkamál en fornu (AI, 180-1, BI, 170-1)

SkP info: III, 497

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1 — Anon Bjark 1III

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Poems, Bjarkamál in fornu 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 497.

Dagrs upp kominn;         dynja hana fjaðrar;
máls vílmǫgum         at vinna erfiði.
Vaki æ ok vaki,         vina hǫfuð,
allir inir œztu         Aðils of sinnar.

Dagrs upp kominn; fjaðrar hana dynja; máls {vílmǫgum} at vinna erfiði. Vaki æ ok vaki, hǫfuð vina, allir inir œztu of sinnar Aðils.

Day has broken; the rooster’s feathers rustle; it is time {for the sons of toil} [SERVANTS] to get to work. Wake now and wake, friends, all the noblest companions of Aðils.

texts: Fbr 32 (ch. 27), Flat 602, ÓH 148 (144), ÓHHkr 141 (II 141), Hkr 342 (II 141)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [X]: II. A. Bjarkamál en fornu 1 (AI, 180; BI, 170); Skald I, 91, FF §25; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 463, ÍF 27, 361 (ÓHHkr ch. 208); ÓH 1941, I, 547, Flat 1860-8, II, 343; ÍF 6, 262-3 (Fbr ch. 24).

sources

AM 36 folx (Kx) 458r, 23 - 458v, 1 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 64v - 64v (ÓH)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 220r, 12 - 220r, 19 (ÓH)  image  
AM 73 b fol (Bæb) 4rb, 19 - 4rb, 19 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 68 fol (68) 64r, 17 - 64r, 17 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 59vb, 20 - 59vb, 23 (ÓH)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 122va, 31 - 122va, 34 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 78rb, 26 - 78rb, 32 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 35v - 35v (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 196ra - 196rb (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 123ra, 49 - 123ra, 52 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 153r, 11 - 153r, 11 (ÓH)  image  
AM 141 folx (141x) 52r, 24 - 52v, 1 (Fbr)  image  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 194v, 35 - 194v, 35 (ÓH)  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 246, 18 - 246, 20 (ÓH)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 500r, 2 - 500r, 9  transcr.  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 495va, 26 - 495va, 33 (ÓH)  image  image  
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