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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Kormákr Ǫgmundarson (KormǪ)

10th century; volume 5; ed. Edith Marold;

III. 1. Sigurðardrápa (Sigdr) - 7

Skj info: Kormákr Ǫgmundarson, Islandsk skjald c. 930-70. (AI, 79-91, BI, 69-85).

Skj poems:
1. Sigurðardrápa
2. Lausavísur
2. Lausavísur

my abbr - FJ's conflicts with saga

Sigurðardrápa (‘Drápa about Sigurðr’) — KormǪ SigdrIII

Edith Marold with the assistance of Vivian Busch, Jana Krüger, Ann-Dörte Kyas and Katharina Seidel, translated from German by John Foulks 2017, ‘ Kormákr Ǫgmundarson, Sigurðardrápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 272. <> (accessed 6 July 2022)

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Skj: Kormákr Ǫgmundarson: 1. Sigurðardrápa, o. 960 (AI, 79-80, BI, 69-70)

SkP info: III, 279

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

4 — KormǪ Sigdr 4III

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Edith Marold (ed.) 2017, ‘Kormákr Ǫgmundarson, Sigurðardrápa 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. 279.

Svall, þás gekk með gjallan
Gauts eld, hinns styr belldi,
glaðfœðandi Gríðar,
gunnr; komsk Urðr at brunni.

Gunnr svall, þás {{Gríðar glað}fœðandi}, hinns belldi styr, gekk með {gjallan eld Gauts}; Urðr komsk at brunni.

The battle intensified, as {the feeder {of the horse of Gríðr <giantess>}} [(lit. ‘horse-feeder of Gríðr’) WOLF > WARRIOR], who promoted fighting, advanced with {the resounding fire of Gautr <= Óðinn>} [SWORD]; Urðr went to the well.

texts: LaufE 159 (391), LaufE 159 (391), Skm 243, SnE 245

editions: Skj Kormákr Ǫgmundarson: 1. Sigurðardrápa 4 (AI, 79; BI, 69); Skald I, 42, NN §2218B; SnE 1848-87, I, 428-9, II, 330, 440, 590, III, 81-2, SnE 1931, 152, SnE 1998, I, 70.


GKS 2367 4° (R) 34r, 25 - 34r, 26 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 35v, 18 - 35v, 18 (SnE)  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 78, 11 - 78, 12 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 33r, 28 - 33v, 1 (SnE)  image  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 11v, 7 - 11v, 9 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 5v, 27 - 5v, 29 (SnE)  image  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 128, 2 - 128, 3 (LaufE)  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 96r, 9 - 96r, 12 (LaufE)  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 235r, 7 - 235r, 10  image  
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