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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson (Refr)

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

3. Poem about Gizurr gullbrárskáld (Giz) - 3

Skj info: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 318-321, BI, 295-297).

Skj poems:
1. Digt om fyrstegaver
2. Et digt om Gizurr Gullbrárskáld
3. Af et digt om en Þórsteinn
4. Et rejsedigt
5. Af ubestemmelige digte el. vers

Poem about Gizurr gullbrárskáld — Refr GizIII

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, Poem about Gizurr gullbrárskáld’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 254.

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Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 2. Et digt om Gizurr Gullbrárskáld, o. 1031 (AI, 319, BI, 295)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 254. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

1 — Refr Giz 1III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Einn háði gný Gunnar
(gall bál Hôars) stála
rimmu askr við rǫskva
regndjarfr tváa þegna;
dalsteypir hjó Draupnis
dǫgg-Frey bana-hǫggvi
(hann rauð járn), en annan
ár strauma, vann sáran.

texts: Flat 614, ÓH 160 (156), ÓHHkr 153 (II 153), Hkr 354 (II 153)

editions: Skj Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 2. Et digt om Gizurr Gullbrárskáld 1 (AI, 319; BI, 295); Skald I, 150, NN §§784, 839; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 491, IV, 168-9, ÍF 27, 382 (ÓH ch. 227); ÓH 1941, I, 572 (ch. 225), Flat 1860-8, II, 355.


AM 36 folx (Kx) 470r, 11 - 470r, 18 (Hkr)  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 68r, 3 - 68r, 5 (ÓH)  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 527va, 23 - 527va, 23 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 226r, 32 - 226v, 7 (ÓH)  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 255, 12 - 255, 15 (ÓH)  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 201r, 17 - 201r, 17 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 63va, 3 - 63va, 7 (ÓH)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 125va, 2 - 125va, 6 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 80vb, 12 - 80vb, 17 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 38r, 22 - 38r, 23 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 124vb, 9 - 124vb, 12 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 155v, 41 - 155v, 44 (ÓH)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 547v, 5 - 547v, 12  image  
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