Cookies on our website

We use cookies on this website, mainly to provide a secure browsing experience but also to collect statistics on how the website is used. You can find out more about the cookies we set, the information we store and how we use it on the cookies page.



Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

Menu Search

G 203 (G203) - Hogräns kyrka

inscription; SRDB period: V ca 1100; Sweden: Gotland

sigmutr let rasa sain eftiʀ bruþr : sina : auk : bro : kierua : eftiʀ : sikbiern : santa mikal hie[lbi] ... ...ans auk : at : botraif auk at sigraif : auk : at aibiern : faþur þaiʀa : altr : auk bikui han : i by : sunarst kaiʀuiþr lekþi ormaluʀ nemʀ : in[t]i uʀ sikmutr [--fiʀ :] sliku : unit kuml karmanum : þet aʀ [:] ... kun : hier : mun : stanta stain : a[t] : merki bietr a : bierki in bro furiʀ roþ(b)iern risti run(i)ʀ [þ]esa kaiʀl-ifʀ sumaʀ aʀ karla kan

§A Sigmundr had the stone raised in memory of his brothers, and the bridge made in memory of Sigbjǫrn - may saint Michael help his soul - and in memory of Bótreifr and in memory of Sigreifr and in memory of Eibjǫrn, father of them all, and he lived in the most southern estate. Geirviðr laid the snake-loop(?), Næmr sorted them out. / skilful he sorted them out. §B Sigmundr has thus granted the monument. §C The men, who could ... Here may the stone stand as a landmark, clearly on the hill, and the bridge before it. §D Hróðbjǫrn carved these runes, Geirleifr some, which ... can.


Edited as Run G 203VI

Log in

This service is only available to members of the relevant projects, and to purchasers of the skaldic volumes published by Brepols.
This service uses cookies. By logging in you agree to the use of cookies on your browser.


Manuscript, inscription or object

This view gives information for unique objects including manuscripts, inscriptions, objects or printed works with an independent witness of a relevant text.

The ‘contents’ section is only for objects which have full prose texts or poems recorded linked directly in the database.