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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 2 July 2022)

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

SkP info: III, 283

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

6 — KormǪ Sigdr 6III

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Edith Marold (ed.) 2017, ‘Kormákr Ǫgmundarson, Sigurðardrápa 6’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 283.

Hafit maðr ask né eskis
afspring með sér þingat
fésæranda at fœra
fats; véltu goð Þjaza.
Hverr myni vés við valdi,
vægja kind, of bægjask,
þvít fúr-Rǫgnir fagnar
fens; vá Gramr til menja.

Maðr hafit með sér ask né {afspring fats eskis} þingat at fœra {fésæranda}; goð véltu Þjaza. Hverr myni of bægjask við {valdi vés}, þvít {{fens fúr}-Rǫgnir} fagnar {kind vægja}; Gramr vá til menja.

A man will not have to bring either a bowl or {the offspring of the ash vat} [BOWL] with him to a meeting with {the wealth-wounder} [GENEROUS MAN]; the gods deceived Þjazi. Who would fight against {the owner of the sanctuary} [RULER], since {the Rǫgnir <= Óðinn> {of the fire of the fen}} [(lit. ‘fire-Rǫgnir of the fen’) GOLD > GENEROUS RULER] rejoices {in the descendant of swords} [SWORD]; Gramr <legendary sword> fought for neck-rings.

texts: HákGóð 9 (I 68), Hkr 78 (I 68)

editions: Skj Kormákr Ǫgmundarson: 1. Sigurðardrápa 6 (AI, 80; BI, 69-70); Skald I, 42-3, NN §§263, 1064, 2426A; Hkr 1893-1901, I, 187-8, IV, 49-50, ÍF 26, 168 (HákGóð ch. 14).


AM 35 folx (Kx) 91v, 21 - 91v, 28 (Hkr)  image  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 16ra, 23 - 16ra, 26 (Hkr)  image  image  image  image  
AM 37 folx (J1x) 55r, 4 - 55r, 8 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 51v, 26 - 52r, 3 (Hkr)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 233r, 4 - 233r, 11  image  
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