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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

notes
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, ‘(Introduction to) 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.

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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).

sources

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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