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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 6 December 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, 498

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2 — Anon Bjark 2III

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Poems, Bjarkamál in fornu 2’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 498.

Hár inn harðgreipi,         Hrólfr skjótandi,
ættum góðir menn,         þeirs ekki flýja,
vekka yðr at víni         né at vífs rúnum,
heldr vekk yðr at hǫrðum         Hildar leiki.

Hár inn harðgreipi, Hrólfr skjótandi, ættum góðir menn, þeirs flýja ekki, vekka yðr at víni né at rúnum vífs, heldr vekk yðr at {hǫrðum leiki Hildar}.

Hár the Hard-gripper, Hrólfr the Shooter, men of good lineage, who do not flee, I do not wake you for wine nor for a woman’s private conversation, rather I wake you for {the hard play of Hildr <valkyrie>} [BATTLE].

texts: Fbr 33 (ch. 27), Flat 603, ÓH 149 (145), ÓHHkr 142 (II 142), Hkr 343 (II 142)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [X]: II. A. Bjarkamál en fornu 2 (AI, 180; BI, 170); Skald I, 91, FF §24; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 463, ÍF 27, 361-2 (ÓHHkr ch. 208); ÓH 1941, I, 547, Flat 1860-8, II, 34; ÍF 6, 263 (Fbr ch. 24).

sources

AM 36 folx (Kx) 458v, 2 - 458v, 9 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 64v - 64v (ÓH)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 220r, 20 - 220r, 27 (ÓH)  image  
AM 73 b fol (Bæb) 4rb, 23 - 4rb, 23 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 68 fol (68) 64r, 19 - 64r, 19 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 59vb, 23 - 59vb, 26 (ÓH)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 122va, 34 - 122va, 37 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 78rb, 30 - 78va, 1 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 35v, 41 - 35v, 42 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 196rb - 196rb (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 123ra, 52 - 123ra, 54 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 153v, 12 - 153v, 12 (ÓH)  image  
AM 141 folx (141x) 52v, 2 - 52v, 9 (Fbr)  image  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 195r, 4 - 195r, 4 (ÓH)  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 246, 20 - 246, 23 (ÓH)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 500r, 10 - 500r, 17  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 495va, 34 - 496va, 3 (ÓH)  image  image  
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