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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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

6 — Glúmr Gráf 6I

Cite as: Alison Finlay (ed.) 2012, ‘Glúmr Geirason, Gráfeldardrápa 6’ 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. 255.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Austr rauð jǫfra þrýstir
orðrakkr fyr bý norðan
brand, þars bjarmskar kindir,
brinnanda, sák rinna;
gótt hlaut gumna sættir,
geirveðr, í fǫr þeiri,
ǫðlingi feksk ungum
orð, á Vínu borði.

texts: HGráf 16 (I 100), ÓT 35, Hkr 127 (I 100)

editions: Skj Glúmr Geirason: 2. Gráfeldardrápa 5 (AI, 76; BI, 66-7);

Skald I, 41NN §§258, 2739, 2987B; Hkr 1893-1901, I, 248, IV, 69, ÍF 26, 217-18, Hkr 1991, I, 145 (HGráf ch. 14), F 1871, 93-4; Fms 1, 63Fms 12, 33, ÓT 1958-2000, I, 64 (ch. 40).

sources

AM 35 folx (Kx) 117r, 32 - 117v, 7 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 20va, 25 - 20va, 28 (Hkr)  image  image  image  image  
AM 37 folx (J1x) 71r, 6 - 71r, 10 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 67v, 29 - 68r, 6 (Hkr)  image  
AM 325 VIII 1 4° (325VIII 1) 2va, 35 - 2va, 35 [1-3] (Hkr)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 8ra, 7 - 8ra, 10 (ÓT)  image  image  
AM 53 fol (53) 5va, 18 - 5va, 21 (ÓT)  image  
AM 54 fol (54) 1ra, 3 - 1ra, 6 (ÓT)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 10va, 27 - 10va, 30 (ÓT)  image  
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