Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Glúmr Geirason (Glúmr)

10th century; volume 1; ed. Diana Whaley;

2. Gráfeldardrápa (Gráf) - 15

Skj info: Glúmr Geirason, Islandsk skjald omkr. 950-75. (AI, 75-8, BI, 65-8).

Skj poems:
1. Kvad om Erik blodøkse
2. Gráfeldardrápa
3. Lausavísa

Gráfeldardrápa (‘Drápa about (Haraldr) gráfeldr ‘Grey-cloak’’) — Glúmr GráfI

Alison Finlay 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Glúmr Geirason, Gráfeldardrápa’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 245.

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Skj: Glúmr Geirason: 2. Gráfeldardrápa, c 970 (AI, 75-8, BI, 66-8); stanzas (if different): 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 262. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

12 — Glúmr Gráf 12I

Cite as: Alison Finlay (ed.) 2012, ‘Glúmr Geirason, Gráfeldardrápa 12’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 262.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Fellumk hǫlf, þás hilmis
hjǫrdrífa brá lífi
(réðat oss til auðar)
auðvôn (Haralds dauði),
en ek veit, at hefr heitit
hans bróðir mér góðu
(séa getr þar til sælu
seggfjǫlð) hvaðarr tveggja.

texts: Flat 208, ÓT 42, ÓTC 7 (I 111), TGT 6 [5-8], Gramm 8, Hkr 138 (I 111)

editions: Skj Glúmr Geirason: 2. Gráfeldardrápa 11 (AI, 77-8; BI, 68); Skald I, 42, NN §2216; Hkr 1893-1901, I, 282, IV, 74, ÍF 26, 243, Hkr 1991, I, 162 (ÓTHkr ch. 17), F 1871, 106; Fms 1, 92, Fms 12, 34, ÓT 1958-2000, I, 99 (ch. 55); Flat 1860-8, I, 86; SnE 1848-87, II, 100-1, TGT 1884, 14, 64, TGT 1927, 43, TGT 1998, 106-7.

sources

AM 35 folx (Kx) 140r, 30 - 140v, 5 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 39 fol (39) 5vb, 13 - 5vb, 17 (Hkr)  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 23rb, 2 - 23rb, 5 (Hkr)  image  image  image  image  
AM 37 folx (J1x) 81v, 10 - 81v, 14 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 76v, 17 - 76v, 24 (Hkr)  image  
AM 325 VIII 1 4° (325VIII 1) 3ra, 3 - 3ra, 7 (Hkr)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 11rb, 7 - 11rb, 10 (ÓT)  image  image  
AM 53 fol (53) 9rb, 15 - 9rb, 18 (ÓT)  image  
AM 54 fol (54) 5ra, 25 - 5ra, 29 (ÓT)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 15ra, 9 - 15ra, 12 (ÓT)  image  
AM 62 fol (62) 3vb, 12 - 3vb, 15 (ÓT)  image  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 11va, 57 - 11vb, 1 (ÓT)  image  image  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 3v, 17 - 3v, 18 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 101, 8 - 101, 8 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 757 a 4° (B) 2v, 6 - 2v, 7 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 744 4°x (744x) 8v, 11 - 8v, 14 (TGT)  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 132v, 7 - 132v, 10 [5-8]  image  
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