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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. 1. Bjarkamál in fornu (Bjark) - 7

2.1: Bjarkamál in fornu (‘The (Old) Speeches of Bjarki’) — Anon BjarkIII

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘ Anonymous, Bjarkamál in fornu’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 495. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1006> (accessed 3 December 2021)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [X]: II. A. Bjarkamál en fornu (AI, 180-1, BI, 170-1)

SkP info: III, 500

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4 — Anon Bjark 4III

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Poems, Bjarkamál in fornu 4’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 500.

Gramr inn gjǫflasti         gœddi hirð sína
Fenju forverki,         Fáfnis miðgarði,
Glasis glóbarri,         Grana fagrbyrði,
Draupnis dýrsveita,         dúni Grafvitnis.

Inn gjǫflasti gramr gœddi hirð sína {forverki Fenju}, {miðgarði Fáfnis}, {glóbarri Glasis}, {fagrbyrði Grana}, {dýrsveita Draupnis}, {dúni Grafvitnis}.

The most munificent prince enriched his retinue with {Fenja’s <giantess’s> toil} [GOLD], {Fáfnir’s <dragon’s> land} [GOLD], {Glasir’s <grove’s> glowing foliage} [GOLD], {Grani’s <horse’s> fair burden} [GOLD], {Draupnir’s <mythical ring’s> precious sweat} [GOLD], {Grafvitnir’s <snake’s> feather-bed} [GOLD].

texts: LaufE 53 (271), LaufE 41 (348-9), Skm 190, SnE 192

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [X]: II. A. Bjarkamál en fornu 4 (AI, 181; BI, 170); Skald I, 91; SnE 1848-87, I, 400-3, II, 321, 432, 516, 581, III, 68, SnE 1931, 143, SnE 1998, I, 60; LaufE 1979, 271, 348-9.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 32v, 20 - 32v, 22 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 34r, 16 - 34r, 16 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 75, 13 - 75, 14 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 31r, 19 - 31r, 21 (SnE)  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 10r, 4 - 10r, 6 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 757 a 4° (B) 3v, 31 - 3v, 32 (SnE)  image  image  image  image  
AM 744 4°x (744x) 17r - 17r (SnE)  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 3v, 28 - 4r, 1 (SnE)  image  image  
Holm papp 10 4°x (papp10x) 41v - 41v (LaufE)  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 93 - 93 (LaufE)  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 73r - 73r (LaufE)  image  image  
AM 164 8°x (164x) 14v, 17 - 15r, 3 (LaufE)  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated