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Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson (Refr)

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

5. Fragments (Frag) - 5

Fragments — Refr FragIII

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, Fragments’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 259.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5 

Skj: Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 5. Af ubestemmelige digte el. vers (AI, 321, BI, 297)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 262. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

3 — Refr Frag 3III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Dagr vas fríðr, sás fǫgru
fleygjendr alinleygjar
í hangferil hringa
hlýrtungli mér þrungu.

texts: Skm 236, SnE 238

editions: Skj Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 1. Digt om fyrstegaver 1 (AI, 318; BI, 295);  Skald I, 150; SnE 1848-87, I, 424-7, II, 329, 439-40, 589, III, 80, SnE 1931, 151, SnE 1998, I, 69.


GKS 2367 4° (R) 34r, 13 - 34r, 14 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 35v, 8 - 35v, 8 (SnE)  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 77, 32 - 78, 1 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 33r, 14 - 33r, 15 (SnE)  image  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 11r, 30 - 11r, 31 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 5v, 15 - 5v, 16 (SnE)  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 279r, 12 - 279r, 17  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated