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Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson (Refr)

11th century; volume 3; ed. Edith Marold;

1. Ferðavísur (Ferðv) - 5

Ferðavísur (‘Stanzas about journeys’) — Refr FerðvIII

Edith Marold with the assistance of Vivian Busch, Jana Krüger, Ann-Dörte Kyas and Katharina Seidel, translated from German by John Foulks 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, Ferðavísur’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 243.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5 

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 4. Et rejsedigt, Ferðavísur (AI, 320-1, BI, 296-7)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 247. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

4 — Refr Ferðv 4III

Cite as: Edith Marold (ed.) 2017, ‘Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, Ferðavísur 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. 247.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Barðristinn nemr brjósti
borðheim drasill skorðu
(nauð þolir viðr), en víði
verpr inn of þrǫm stinnan.

texts: LaufE 158 (389), Skm 358, SnE 360

editions: Skj Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 4. Et rejsedigt 4 (AI, 321; BI, 297); Skald I, 151; SnE 1848-87, I, 498-9, II, 451, 600, III, 103, SnE 1931, 175, SnE 1998, I, 94; LaufE 1979, 389.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 38r, 32 - 38r, 33 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 40r, 7 - 40r, 8 (SnE)  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 13r, 28 - 13r, 29 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 7v, 10 - 7v, 11 (SnE)  image  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 126, 21 - 126, 22 (LaufE)  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 95r, 13 - 95r, 16 (LaufE)  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 279v, 12 - 279v, 15  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated