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. 254. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

5 — Glúmr Gráf 5I

Cite as: Alison Finlay (ed.) 2012, ‘Glúmr Geirason, Gráfeldardrápa 5’ 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. 254.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hilmir rauð und hjalmi
heina laut á Gautum;
þar varð í gný geira
grundar vǫrðr of fundinn.

texts: Skm 281, Skm 398 [1-2], SnE 283, SnE 400

editions: Skj Glúmr Geirason: 2. Gráfeldardrápa 4 (AI, 76; BI, 66); Skald I, 41SnE 1848-87, I, 452-3, 518-9, II, 335, 342, 606; SnE 1931, 160, 182, SnE 1998, I, 79, 102, 203, 220. 

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R*) 35v, 32 - 35v, 33 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
GKS 2367 4° (R*) 39v, 11 - 39v, 11 [1-2] (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx*) 37r, 27 - 37r, 28 (SnE)  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx*) 41r, 29 - 41r, 29 [1-2] (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 81, 15 - 81, 16 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U*) 34v, 27 - 34v, 28 (SnE)  image  
DG 11 (U*) 37r, 17 - 37r, 17 [1-2] (SnE)  image  
AM 757 a 4° (B) 6v, 2 - 6v, 2 [1-2] (SnE)  image  image  image  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 9r, 5 - 9r, 6 [1-2] (SnE)  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 132v, 2 - 132v, 5  image  
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