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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ragnarr loðbrók (Rloð)

volume 8; ed. Rory McTurk;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 10

not in Skj

Lausavísur — Rloð LvVIII (Ragn)

Rory McTurk (forthcoming), ‘ Ragnarr loðbrók, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 20 May 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 642

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

5 — Rloð Lv 5VIII (Ragn 9)

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Cite as: Rory McTurk (ed.) 2017, ‘Ragnars saga loðbrókar 9 (Ragnarr loðbrók, Lausavísur 5)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 642.

Brynhildar líz brögnum
brúnstein hafa fránan
d*óttur mögr inn dýri
ok dyggligast hjarta.
Sjá berr alla ýta
undleygs boði magni,
Buðla niðr, er baugi
bráðgörr, hatar rauðum.

{Inn dýri mögr {d*óttur Brynhildar}} líz brögnum hafa {fránan brúnstein} ok dyggligast hjarta. {Sjá niðr Buðla}, {bráðgörr boði {undleygs}}, er hatar rauðum baugi, berr alla ýta magni.

{The noble son {of the daughter of Brynhildr}} [= Kráka/Áslaug > = Sigurðr ormr-í-auga] seems to men to have {a glittering brow-stone} [EYE] and a most steadfast heart. {This descendant of Buðli} [= Sigurðr ormr-í-auga], {a precocious profferer {of the wound-flame}} [SWORD > WARRIOR], who hates a red ring, surpasses all men in strength.

texts: Ragn 9

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 2. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ragnarssaga loðbrókar IV 2 (AII, 234; BII, 253-4); Skald II, 132; FSN 1, 258-9 (Ragn ch. 8), Ragn 1891, 193 (ch. 8), Ragn 1906-8, 136, 181, 201-2 (ch. 9), Ragn 1944, 56, 58-9 (ch. 9), FSGJ 1, 246 (Ragn ch. 9), Ragn 1985, 121 (ch. 9),  Ragn 2003, 31 (ch. 9), CPB II, 347-8.


NKS 1824 b 4° (1824b) 62v, 14 - 62v, 17 (Ragn)  transcr.  image  
AM 147 4° (147) 99v, 24 - 99v, 27 (Ragn)  transcr.  image  image  
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