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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 6 December 2021)

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

SkP info: II, 298-9

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2 — Grani Har 2II

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Dǫglingr fekk at drekka
danskt blóð ara jóði
(hirð hykk hilmis gerðu
hugins jól) við nes Þjólar;
ætt spornaði arnar
allvítt of valfalli,
hold át vargr sem vildi
(vel njóti þess) Jóta.

texts: Mork 34, Skm 405 [1-4], H-Hr 131, SnE 407

editions: Skj Grani skáld: Digt om Harald hårdråde 2 (AI, 387; BI, 357); Skald I, 179; Mork 1867, 53, Mork 1928-32, 158-9, Andersson and Gade 2000, 196-7, 476 (MH); Fms 6, 254-5 (HSig ch. 49); SnE 1848-87, I, 524-5, II, 344, 462, 541, 608, SnE 1931, 184, SnE 1998, I, 103.


GKS 1009 fol (Mork) 9r, 8 - 9r, 8 (Mork)  image  image  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 44v - 44v (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 32ra - 32ra (H-Hr)  image  
GKS 2367 4° (R) 40r, 7 - 40r, 8 [1-2] (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 41v, 20 - 41v, 20 [1-2] (SnE)  image  
DG 11 (U) 37v, 13 - 37v, 13 [1-2] (SnE)  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 15r, 28 - 15r, 30 [1-4] (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 757 a 4° (B) 6v, 20 - 6v, 21 [1-4] (SnE)  image  image  image  image  
AM 744 4°x (744x) 42r - 42v [1-4] (SnE)  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 9r, 26 - 9r, 27 [1-2] (SnE)  image  image  
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