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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. 3. Kúgadrápa (Kúgdr) - 1

2.2: Kúgadrápa (‘Kúgi’s drápa’) — Anon KúgdrIII

Tarrin Wills 2017, ‘ Anonymous, Kúgadrápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 535. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1021> (accessed 19 January 2022)

stanzas:  1 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: A. 4. Kúgadrápa (AI, 590, BI, 591); stanzas (if different): [v]

SkP info: III, 535

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1 — Anon Kúgdr 1III

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Cite as: Tarrin Wills (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Poems, Kúgadrápa 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 535.

Meginhræddir ’ró menn við Kúga;
meiri estu hverjum þeira.

Menn ’ró meginhræddir við Kúga; estu meiri hverjum þeira.

Men are very afraid of Kúgi; you are more than any of them.

texts: TGT 115, Gramm 117

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: A. 4. Kúgadrápa (AI, 590; BI, 591); Skald I, 288; SnE 1818, 332, SnE 1848, 198, SnE 1848-87, II, 178-9, 425, TGT 1884, 30, 113, 231, TGT 1927, 85, 108.

sources

AM 748 I b 4° (A) 7v, 33 - 7v, 33 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 110, 13 - 110, 14 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
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