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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 27 November 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, 502

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5 — Anon Bjark 5III

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Poems, Bjarkamál in fornu 5’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 502.

Ýtti ǫrr hilmir         — aldir við tóku —
Sifjar svarðfestum,         svelli dalnauðar,
tregum Otrs gjǫldum,         tôrum Mardallar,
eldi Órunar,         Iðja glysmôlum.

Ǫrr hilmir ýtti – aldir tóku við – {{svarðfestum} Sifjar}, {svelli {dalnauðar}}, {tregum gjǫldum Otrs}, {tôrum Mardallar}, {eldi Órunar}, {glysmôlum Iðja}.

The generous prince distributed – the men received [it] – {Sif’s <goddess’s> {scalp-cords}} [HAIR > GOLD], {ice {of the bow-compulsion}} [ARM > SILVER], {the reluctant payment for Otr} [GOLD], {the tears of Mardǫll <= Freyja>} [GOLD], {the fire of Órun <river>} [GOLD], {the shining speeches of Iði <giant>} [GOLD].

texts: LaufE 54 (271-2), LaufE 42 (349), Skm 191, SnE 193

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [X]: II. A. Bjarkamál en fornu 5 (AI, 181; BI, 171); Skald I, 91; SnE 1848-87, I, 402-3, II, 321-2, 432, 516, 581, III, 68-9, SnE 1931, 143, SnE 1998, I, 60-1; LaufE 1979, 271-2, 349.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 32v, 22 - 32v, 24 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 34r, 18 - 34r, 18 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 75, 14 - 75, 16 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 31r, 21 - 31r, 23 (SnE)  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 10r, 6 - 10r, 8 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 757 a 4° (B) 3v, 32 - 3v, 34 (SnE)  image  image  image  image  
AM 744 4°x (744x) 17r - 17v (SnE)  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 4r, 1 - 4r, 3 (SnE)  image  image  
Holm papp 10 4°x (papp10x) 42r - 42r (LaufE)  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 93 - 93 (LaufE)  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 73v - 73v (LaufE)  image  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated