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Bragi Rdr 11III

Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa 11’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 43.

Bragi inn gamli BoddasonRagnarsdrápa

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Ok fyr hǫnd í holmi
hveðru brynju Viðris
fengeyðandi fljóða
fordæða nam ráða;
allr gekk herr und hurðir
Hjarranda framm kyrrar
reiðr af Reifnis skeiði
raðaralfs mari brôðum.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Bragi enn gamli, 1. Ragnarsdrápa 11: AI, 3, BI, 3, Skald I, 2, NN §§217, 2205E; SnE 1848-87, I, 438-9, III, 86, SnE 1931, 155, SnE 1998, I, 73.


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