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Einarr Gilsson (EGils)

14th century; volume 4; ed. Guðrún Nordal;

Selkolluvísur (Selv) - 21

Skj info: Einarr Gilsson, Isl. lagmand og skjald, 14. årh. (AII, 397-411, BII, 418-40).

Skj poems:
1. Et digt (drape?) om Guðmund Arason, biskop
2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason
3. Selkollu-vísur

Selkolluvísur (‘Vísur about Seal Head’) — EGils SelvIV

Not published: do not cite (EGils SelvIV)

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Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur (AII, 408-11, BII, 434-40)

in texts: GBpD

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 1 — EGils Selv 1IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Askr fór éls ok Rǫskva
ósvinn dalar tvinna,
grands var gaurr af stundu
gjarn, með heiðnu barni;
lǫgðu jóð, en ugðu
ǫngva grein, hjá steini,
beint meðan bǫrðuz punti,
baugrein ok Týr fleina.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 1 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 35
 
2 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 2 — EGils Selv 2IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Hugðuz barn, áðr bægði
brynjumeið, ok reiða,
girndar óhreinn andi
undrgjarn, taka mundu;
sýndiz fljóð, en fundu
fláræðin þau bæði,
illiligt með ǫllu,
ofgrand af tál fjanda.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 2 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 36
 
3 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 3 — EGils Selv 3IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Gengu þar frá þinga,
þjóð frétti slíkt, jóði
Baldr ok Bǫlverks kǫldu
bauga rein und steini;
þar gekk síðan, sǫkkva,
svǫrt Gneip, viðum bjǫrtum
sýndiz selr í enda,
sannfrétt er þat, annan.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 3 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 37
 
4 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 4 — EGils Selv 4IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Dálkr réð fyrri fólki,
furðu tíðr á smíðar,
ei var auðar bægir
ólmr, at Lægishólmi;
kemr í hús, en hamra
hlyns olli þat kynjum,
Gríðr til girndar fæðis
gjósorð um dag ljósan.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 4 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 38
 
5 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 5 — EGils Selv 5IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Lagðiz Laufa brigðir
ljóða hvass með skassi
brúns, léz beðju sína
broddspennir þar kenna;
sótti síðan rétti
seims Gestilja heima
æst, svá at ýtir misti
undfleins þegar greina.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 5 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 39
 
6 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 6 — EGils Selv 6IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Sat yfir sjúkum veiti,
svall móðr, daga alla,
Þundi þorna, randa,
Þorgísl, er fekk píslir;
sprungu á hreyti hringum
hyrflæðar þeim bæði
sjónarberg með sorgum,
Selkolla því olli.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 6 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 40
 
7 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 7 — EGils Selv 7IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Svá lét gýgr fyr Gautum
grimm hanga-Týs rimmu
(ferð var af hálu harðri
hremd) farvegu stemda,
víst at varla treystiz
væn drótt slegin ótta
ríða réttar leiðir
raunfast af Bil hrauna.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 7 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 41
 
8 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 8 — EGils Selv 8IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Báðu byskup síðan
bálregns viðir gegnir
hjaldrs, at hann hjálpa skyldi
hugrakkr firum nakkvat;
fór til Hólms, er heyrði
hǫrmung um lið þunga
leika sjóvar, sækir,
snjallr manndáða allra.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 8 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 42
 
9 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 9 — EGils Selv 9IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Inn kom leygs, þar er lágu,
lægis vǫrðr, með hǫrðum,
trautt munu, tálum settir,
tveir veslingar meiri;
blindr var gæðir grandi
geirþings í píningu,
vinns en vitlauss annarr
valdr fjǫldrifins skjaldar.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 9 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 43
 
10 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 10 — EGils Selv 10IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Vátr nam byskup breyta,
bálflæðar, skóklæðum,
hosu dró harðla lausa
Hrund ein af Guðmundi;
þá kom inn en auma
ámgerðr við lit sáman,
hugðiz Greip at grípa
ginljót um skjól fótar.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 10 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 44
 
11 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 11 — EGils Selv 11IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Vitr sá Leirvǫr ljóta
lands hǫfðingi standa,
ǫrr, ok ei sér fjarri,
áðr guðligra ráða,
en þollr af frægð fullri
fríðr blessaði víðis
glóða, glatt varð lýðum,
greypt flagð í jǫrð steyptiz.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 11 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 45
 
12 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 12 — EGils Selv 12IV

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Þar lá njól, sá er nærði,
njótr, allmarga brjóta,
sægs, þá er sjúkir lágu,
sindrs, benloga vindar;
dagr kom, djǫfla sigrir
dáðmildr ok þá vildi
glaðr yfir Gauta fríða
góins skess hafa messu.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 12 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 46
 
13 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 13 — EGils Selv 13IV

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Ætla á Hamar, þvíat, humra
hyrbíðendur fríðir,
þar stóð, bings, et blíða
bænhús, með sið vænan;
satt var at mǫnnum mætti
meinvættr hjá bekk einum;
bægði sára sigða
Selkolla mjǫk þollum.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 13 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 47
 
14 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 14 — EGils Selv 14IV

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Sæll nam sǫkkva trǫlli
sǫngs meistari strǫngu
harðs með helgum orðum
hellis grams við mellu;
varð aldregi virðum,
víðfrægt er þat, síðan
mein at mǫrnar sjónum,
móð létti svá þjóðar.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 14 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 48
 
15 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 15 — EGils Selv 15IV

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Ráð- sǫng messu meiðum
mítru gramr at Hamri,
-víss, ok vígði krossa
vel fimm, Kjalars rimmu;
settu sólar drottins
seims verkendur merki
eitt, þar er áma knátti
alklǫkk í jǫrð sǫkkva.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 15 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 49
 
16 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 16 — EGils Selv 16IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

En fjóra lét færa,
furðu jafn, til Hafnar
skreytir hólms, í heitum,
hyrfoss þegar krossa;
Dálkr fekk, dróttir klǫkkvar,
dáðlistanda, mistu,
skyn fyr blíðar bænir
bǫls græðara, mæði.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 16 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 50
 
17 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 17 — EGils Selv 17IV

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Fóru frægir árar
fleinþeys á byrhreini;
sveit hafði þar sóta
svanbekks hlaðit ekki;
kemr á heiðar humra
hest óþokkuð flestum,
þat var hrossknúta heitin,
hræseiðs frǫmum meiðum.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 17 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 51
 
18 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 18 — EGils Selv 18IV

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Bátr seig, borð var lítit,
brast súgr um lið drjúgan,
salt þó húfi héltum,
hrǫnn fell í kné mǫnnum,
áðr hreytendur hétu,
húm lá svalt í rúmum,
at Guðmundur grandi,
góins stéttar, þeim létti.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 18 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 52
 
19 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 19 — EGils Selv 19IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Borð flutu, byrr kom Njǫrðum
blíðr skǫfnunga hríðar,
sjór lék stafn ok stýri,
stirð inn at Miðfirði;
þar lét kastat knútu
kát ferð á hǫfn verða;
hafa sónviðir séna
Selkollu þá Heljar.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 19 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 53
 
20 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 20 — EGils Selv 20IV

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Barðs hefir aldri orðit
angr at hálu gangi
síðan Svǫlnis beðju
sárt eyðǫndum reyðar;
svá nam hildings himna
hvatr þjónandi ljónum,
lýðr fekk miskunn mikla
margr, fagrliga bjarga.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 20 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 54
 
21 Vol. 4. Einarr Gilsson, Selkolluvísur, 21 — EGils Selv 21IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Eigi verðr í orðum,
ǫld sannar þat, manna
tínt þat er happa henti
heiðrs vinnanda svinnan,
þvíat verk, sem drótt dýrkar,
dáðvaldanda, aldar
rétt ok rausnir vátta,
ranns, ferr hvert á annat.

Skj: Einarr Gilsson: 3. Selkollu-vísur 21 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. GN; group: C; mss: 396, 5; texts: GBpD 55
 
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