Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson (Refr)
11th century; volume 3; ed. Edith Marold;
from a poem about gifts (Gifts) - 0
1. Ferðavísur (Ferðv) - 5
2. From a poem about Þorsteinn (Þorst) - 3
3. Poem about Gizurr gullbrárskáld (Giz) - 3
5. Fragments (Frag) - 5
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.
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. 261.
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The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj
where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.
2 — Refr Frag 2III
Cite as: Edith Marold (ed.) 2017, ‘Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, Fragments 2’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 261.
The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).
Soðs ok síðra heðna;
sundr fœrir tré Grundi.
texts: ‹LaufE 86 (294)›,
‹LaufE 124 (377)›
editions: Skj Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson: 5. Af ubestemmelige digte el. vers 2 (AI, 321; BI, 297); Skald I, 151, NN §844G; SnE 1848-87, II, 632, III, 201, LaufE 1979, 294, 377.