Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallar-Steinn (HSt)

12th century; volume 1; ed. Rolf Stavnem;

III. Fragments (Frag) - 6

Skj info: Hallar-Steinn, Islandsk skjald, 12. årh. (AI, 543-53, BI, 525-35).

Skj poems:
1. Rekstefja
2. a. Af et digt om en kvinde
2. b. Af et digt om Skáldhelgi(?)

Fragments — HSt FragIII

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) Hallar-Steinn, Fragments’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 202.

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Skj: Hallar-Steinn: 2. a. Af et digt om en kvinde (AI, 552-3, BI, 534-5); stanzas (if different): 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

in texts: Gramm, LaufE, LaufE, Skm, SnE, TGT

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 202. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

2 Vol. 3. 54. Hallar-Steinn (biog. vol. 1), Fragments, 2 [Vol. 3, 202] — HSt Frag 2III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Holmleggjar viðr hilmir
hring-Skǫglar mik þǫglan.

Skj: Hallar-Steinn: 2. a. Af et digt om en kvinde 1 (AI, 552; BI, 534); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: A, W; texts: TGT 50
 
3 Vol. 3. 54. Hallar-Steinn (biog. vol. 1), Fragments, 3 [Vol. 3, 203] — HSt Frag 3III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Svalteigar mun selju
salts Viðblinda galtar
rafkastandi rastar
reyrþvengs muna lengi.

Skj: Hallar-Steinn: 2. a. Af et digt om en kvinde 2 (AI, 552; BI, 534); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 164x, 2368x, 743x, A, C, papp10x, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 88(294), LaufE 128(378), Skm 203
 
4 Vol. 3. 54. Hallar-Steinn (biog. vol. 1), Fragments, 4 [Vol. 3, 205] — HSt Frag 4III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Þú munt, fúrs, sem fleiri,
flóðs hirði-Sif, tróður,
grǫnn, við gæfu þinni
grjóts Hjaðninga brjótask.

Skj: Hallar-Steinn: 2. a. Af et digt om en kvinde 3 (AI, 552; BI, 534-5); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: A, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 206
 
5 Vol. 3. 54. Hallar-Steinn (biog. vol. 1), Fragments, 5 [Vol. 3, 206] — HSt Frag 5III

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).

Ek hef óðar lokri
ǫlstafna Bil skafna,
væn mǫrk skála, verka
vandr, stefknarrar branda.

Skj: Hallar-Steinn: 2. a. Af et digt om en kvinde 4 (AI, 553; BI, 535); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: A, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 205
 
6 Vol. 3. 54. Hallar-Steinn (biog. vol. 1), Fragments, 6 [Vol. 3, 208] — HSt Frag 6III

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).

Hart, fló hvast of snertu,
hregg magnaðisk, bragna,
bókar sól, þars búkar,
benvargs, hnigu margir.

Skj: Hallar-Steinn: 2. b. Af et digt om Skáldhelgi(?) 5 (AI, 553; BI, 535); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 164x, 2368x, 738x, 743x, papp10x; texts: LaufE 101(307), LaufE 183(398)
 
7 Vol. 3. 54. Hallar-Steinn (biog. vol. 1), Fragments, 7 [Vol. 3, 209] — HSt Frag 7III

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).

Flaug, en firna bjúgir,
foldar hnegg at seggjum,
fjarðelds fleygi-Nirðir
fellu skjótt at velli.

Skj: Hallar-Steinn: 2. b. Af et digt om Skáldhelgi(?) 6 (AI, 553; BI, 535); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 164x, 2368x, 738x, 743x; texts: LaufE 102(307), LaufE 184(398)
 
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