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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. 1. Gnóðar-Ásmundar drápa (GnóðÁsm) - 1

2.4: Gnóðar-Ásmundar drápa (‘Drápa of Gnóðar-Ásmundr’) — Anon GnóðÁsmIII

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘ Anonymous, Gnóðar-Ásmundar drápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 626. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1011> (accessed 8 December 2021)

stanzas:  1 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: A. 5. Gnóðar-Ásmundardrápa (AI, 591, BI, 591); stanzas (if different): [v]

SkP info: III, 626

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1 — Anon GnóðÁsm 1III

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Poems, Gnóðar-Ásmundar drápa 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. 626.

‘Megu í gegn glyggi,’
kvað grefja tyggi,
— hálft nam hann þat ljúga —
‘hrafnar trautt fljúga.’

‘Hrafnar megu trautt fljúga í gegn glyggi,’ kvað {tyggi grefja}; hann nam ljúga þat hálft.

‘Ravens can hardly fly against the storm,’ said {the prince of hoes} [FARMER]; he was half lying.

texts: LaufE 103 (372)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: A. 5. Gnóðar-Ásmundardrápa (AI, 591; BI, 591); Skald I, 288; SnE 1848-87, II, 628, III, 191-2, LaufE 1979, 372.

sources

GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 113, 18 - 113, 19 (LaufE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 86v - 87r, 3 (LaufE)  image  image  image  
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