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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Grani skáld (Grani)

11th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Poem about Haraldr harðráði (Har) - 2

Skj info: Grani skáld, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 387, BI, 357).

Skj poems:
Digt om Harald hårdråde

Grani (Grani) is unknown, and it is uncertain whether he was from Iceland or from Norway. Skáldatal (SnE 1848-87, III, 254, 262, 275) lists him among the poets of Haraldr Sigurðarson (‘Grani skáld’).

Poem about Haraldr harðráði — Grani HarII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘ Grani skáld, Poem about Haraldr harðráði’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 296-9. <> (accessed 15 October 2021)

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Skj: Grani skáld: Digt om Harald hårdråde (AI, 387, BI, 357); stanzas (if different): 3

SkP info: II, 296-7

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1 — Grani Har 1II

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Lét aldrigi úti
ósvífr Kraka drífu
Hlǫkk í harða þjokkum
Hornskógi brô þorna;
Fila dróttinn rak flótta
fjanda grams, til strandar
auð varð út at reiða
allskjótt faðir Dóttu.

texts: Flat 1042, Fsk 205, H-Hr 130, HSig 29 (III 104), MH 73, Mork 33, Hkr 483 (III 104)

editions: Skj Grani skáld: Digt om Harald hårdråde 1 (AI, 387; BI, 357); Skald I, 179, NN §806; Mork 1867, 53, Mork 1928-32, 158, Andersson and Gade 2000, 196, 475-6 (MH); Flat 1860-8, III, 336-7 (MH); ÍF 29, 252-3 (ch. 55); ÍF 28, 111 (HSig ch. 32), F 1871, 212, E 1916, 55; Fms 6, 254 (HSig ch. 49).


GKS 1009 fol (Mork) 9r, 6 - 9r, 6 (Mork)  image  image  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 197va - 197va (Flat)  image  image  
AM 303 4°x (FskAx) 263, 2 - 263, 9 (Fsk)  image  
AM 63 folx (Kx) 541v, 18 - 541v, 25 (Hkr)  image  
AM 39 fol (39) 23va, 10 - 23va, 10 (Hkr)  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 45vb, 2 - 45vb, 4 (Hkr)  image  image  image  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 15v, 31 - 15v, 32 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 270r, 3 - 270r, 10 (Hkr)  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 44v, 9 - 44v, 9 (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 32ra, 8 - 32ra, 8 (H-Hr)  image  
AM 301 4°x (301x) 97r, 11 - 97r, 15 (Fsk)  
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