Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035

 

Volume 1

Introduction, bibliography and appendices

Poetry by Named Skalds to c. 1035
Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (Þjóð)
    • Ynglingatal (Þjóð Yt)
    • Poem about Haraldr hárfagri (Þjóð Har)
    • Lausavísur (Þjóð Lv)
Haraldr hárfagri Hálfdanarson (Hhárf)
    • Snæfríðardrápa (Hhárf Snædr)
    • Lausavísa (Hhárf Lv)
Þorbjǫrn hornklofi (Þhorn)
    • Glymdrápa (Þhorn Gldr)
    • Haraldskvæði (Hrafnsmál) (Þhorn Harkv)
    • Lausavísa (Þhorn Lv)
Auðunn illskælda (Auðunn)
    • Lausavísa (Auðunn Lv)
Ǫlvir hnúfa (Ǫlv)
    • Lausavísa (Ǫlv Lv)
Torf-Einarr Rǫgnvaldsson (TorfE)
    • Lausavísur (TorfE Lv)
Hildr Hrólfsdóttir nefju (Hildr)
    • Lausavísa (Hildr Lv)
Vitgeirr seiðmaðr (Vitg)
    • Lausavísa (Vitg Lv)
Jórunn skáldmær (Jór)
    • Sendibítr (Jór Send)
Gunnhildr konungamóðir (Gunnh)
    • Lausavísa (Gunnh Lv)
Hákon inn góði Haraldsson (Hákg)
    • Lausavísa (Hákg Lv)
Guthormr sindri (Gsind)
    • Hákonardrápa (Gsind Hákdr)
Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson (Eyv)
    • Hákonarmál (Eyv Hák)
    • Háleygjatal (Eyv Hál)
    • Lausavísur (Eyv Lv)
Þórðr Særeksson (Sjáreksson) (ÞSjár)
    • Þórálfs drápa Skólmssonar (ÞSjár Þórdr)
    • Flokkr about Klœingr Brúsason (ÞSjár Klœingr)
    • Róðudrápa (ÞSjár Róðdr)
Glúmr Geirason (Glúmr)
    • Gráfeldardrápa (Glúmr Gráf)
    • Lausavísa (Glúmr Lv)
Þorkell klyppr Þórðarson (Þklypp)
    • Lausavísa (Þklypp Lv)
Þorvaldr Hjaltason (ÞHjalt)
    • Lausavísur (ÞHjalt Lv)
Eyjólfr Valgerðarson (EValg)
    • Lausavísa (EValg Lv)
Einarr skálaglamm Helgason (Eskál)
    • Hákonardrápa (Eskál Hákdr)
    • Vellekla (Eskál Vell)
    • Lausavísur (Eskál Lv)
Tindr Hallkelsson (Tindr)
    • Hákonardrápa (Tindr Hákdr)
Þorleifr skúma Þorkelsson (Þskúm)
    • Lausavísa (Þskúm Lv)
Vígfúss Víga-Glúmsson (Vígf)
    • Poem about Hákon jarl(?) (Vígf Hák)
    • Lausavísa (Vígf Lv)
Vagn Ákason (Vagn)
    • Lausavísa (Vagn Lv)
Þorleifr jarlsskáld Rauðfeldarson (Þjsk)
    • Poem about Hákon (Þjsk Hák)
    • Jarlsníð (Þjsk Jarl)
    • Drápa about Sveinn tjúguskegg (Þjsk Sveindr)
    • Lausavísur (Þjsk Lv)
Sveinn tjúguskegg Haraldsson (Svtjúg)
    • Lausavísa (Svtjúg Lv)
Hallbjǫrn hali (Hhal)
    • Lausavísa (Hhal Lv)
Óláfr Tryggvason (ÓTr)
    • Lausavísa (ÓTr Lv)
Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (Hfr)
    • Óláfsdrápa (Hfr Óldr)
    • Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar (Hfr ErfÓl)
Bárðr á Upplǫndum (Bárðr)
    • Lausavísa (Bárðr Lv)
Þórarinn (Þór)
    • Lausavísa (Þór Lv)
Stefnir Þorgilsson (Stefnir)
    • Lausavísur (Stefnir Lv)
Einarr þambarskelfir Eindriðason (Eþsk)
    • Couplet (Eþsk Couplet)
Eyjólfr dáðaskáld (Edáð)
    • Bandadrápa (Edáð Banddr)
Halldórr ókristni (Hókr)
    • Eiríksflokkr (Hókr Eirfl)
Þórðr Kolbeinsson (ÞKolb)
    • Eiríksdrápa (ÞKolb Eirdr)
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Óláfr inn helgi Haraldsson (Ólhelg)
    • Lausavísur (Ólhelg Lv)
Sigvatr Þórðarson (Sigv)
    • Víkingarvísur (Sigv Víkv)
    • Nesjavísur (Sigv Nesv)
    • Austrfararvísur (Sigv Austv)
    • Óláfsdrápa (Sigv Óldr)
    • Vestrfararvísur (Sigv Vestv)
    • Poem about Erlingr Skjálgsson (Sigv Erl)
    • Flokkr about Erlingr Skjálgsson (Sigv Erlfl)
    • Tryggvaflokkr (Sigv Tryggfl)
    • Poem about Queen Ástríðr (Sigv Ást)
    • Knútsdrápa (Sigv Knútdr)
    • Erfidrápa Óláfs helga (Sigv ErfÓl)
    • Lausavísur (Sigv Lv)
Óttarr svarti (Ótt)
    • Hǫfuðlausn (Ótt Hfl)
    • Knútsdrápa (Ótt Knútdr)
    • Lausavísur (Ótt Lv)
Bersi Skáld-Torfuson (Bersi)
    • Flokkr about Óláfr helgi (Bersi Ólfl)
    • Lausavísa (Bersi Lv)
Halldórr Rannveigarson (HalldR)
    • Lausavísa (HalldR Lv)
Brynjólfr úlfaldi (Brúlf)
    • Lausavísa (Brúlf Lv)
Finnr Árnason — See Anon (Vǫlsa) 10
Þrándr í Gǫtu (Þrándr)
    • Kredda (Þrándr Kredda)
Einarr þveræingr Eyjólfsson (Eþver)
    • Lausavísa (Eþver Lv)
Eindriði Einarsson (Eindr)
    • Lausavísa (Eindr Lv)
Hárekr í Þjóttu (Hár)
    • Lausavísur (Hár Lv)
Jǫkull Bárðarson (Jǫk)
    • Lausavísur (Jǫk Lv)
Gizurr svarti (gullbrárskáld) (Gizsv)
    • Lausavísa (Gizsv Lv)
Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld (Þorm)
    • Lausavísur (Þorm LvV (Fbr))
Þorfinnr munnr (Þorf)
    • Lausavísur (Þorf Lv)
Þórarinn loftunga (Þloft)
    • Hǫfuðlausn (Þloft Hfl)
    • Tøgdrápa (Þloft Tøgdr)
    • Glælognskviða (Þloft Glækv)
Bjarni gullbrárskáld Hallbjarnarson (BjHall)
    • Kálfsflokkr (BjHall Kálffl)
Oddr Snorrason (OSnorr)
    • Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar by Oddr Snorrason (OSnorr ÓTOdd)
    • Lausavísa (OSnorr Lv)
Hallar-Steinn (HSt)
    • from a poem about Skáldhelgi (?) (HSt Sk)
    • Rekstefja (HSt Rst)
    • Fragment (HSt Frag)
Þorkell Gíslason (ÞGísl)
    • Búadrápa (ÞGísl Búdr)
Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson (Bjbp)
    • Jómsvíkingadrápa (Bjbp Jóms)
Anonymous Poetry
Anonymous Poems
Oddmjór (Anon Oddm)
Eiríksmál (Anon Eirm)
Liðsmannaflokkr (Anon Liðs)
Flokkr about Sveinn Álfífuson (Anon Sveinfl)
Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar (Anon Óldr)
Poem about Óláfr Tryggvason (Anon Ól)
Anonymous Lausavísur
Lausavísa from Haralds saga hárfagra in Heimskringla (Anon (Hhárf))
Lausavísa from Ágrip af Nóregskonunga sǫgum (Anon (Ágr))
Lausavísa from Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar in Heimskringla (Anon (ÓTHkr))
Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa (Anon (Styrb))
Lausavísa from Fagrskinna (Anon (Fsk))
Lausavísur from Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar in mesta (Anon (ÓT))
Lausavísa from Óláfs saga helga (Anon (ÓH))
Lausavísur from Vǫlsa þáttr (Anon (Vǫlsa))

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