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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Poem about Gizurr gullbrárskáld — Refr GizIII

Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson

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) Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, Poem about Gizurr gullbrárskáld’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 254.


Einn háði gný Gunnar
(gall bál Hôars) stála
rimmu askr við rǫskva
regndjarfr tváa þegna;
dalsteypir hjó Draupnis
dǫgg-Frey bana-hǫggvi
(hann rauð járn), en annan
ár strauma, vann sáran.
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Opt kom (jarðar leiptra
es Baldr hniginn skaldi)
hollr at helgu fulli
Hrafnásar mér (stafna).
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Þér eigum vér veigar,
Val-Gautr, salar brautar,
Fals, hrannvala fannar,
framr, valdi tamr, gjalda.
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