Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallvarðr háreksblesi (Hallv)

11th century; volume 3; ed. Matthew Townend;

Knútsdrápa (Knútdr) - 8

Skj info: Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 317-18, BI, 293-4).

Skj poems:
Knútsdrápa

Knútsdrápa (‘Drápa about Knútr’) — Hallv KnútdrIII

Matthew Townend 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 230.

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Skj: Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa (AI, 317-18, BI, 293-4); stanzas (if different): 4 | 5

in texts: Flat, Hkr, Knýtl, LaufE, ÓH, ÓHHkr, Skm, SnE

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 230. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 1 [Vol. 3, 231] — Hallv Knútdr 1III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Súðlǫngum komt Sveiða
(sunds liðu dýr frá grundu)
sigrakkr, Sǫlsa bekkjar,
Sveins mǫgr, á trǫð hreinum.

Skj: Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 1 (AI, 317; BI, 293); dróttkvætt; ed. MT; group: B; mss: A, R, Tx, W; texts: LaufE 165(393), Skm 260
 
2 Vol. 3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 2 [Vol. 3, 232] — Hallv Knútdr 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Vestr lézt í haf, hristir,
harðviggs, sikulgjarðar,
umbands allra landa,
íss, framstafni vísat.

Skj: Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 2 (AI, 317; BI, 293); dróttkvætt; ed. MT; group: B; mss: A, C, R, Tx; texts: Skm 352
 
3 Vol. 3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 3 [Vol. 3, 233] — Hallv Knútdr 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Knútr lézt framm til Fljóta,
(frægr leið vǫrðr of ægi)
heiptsnarr (hildar leiptra)
harðbrynjuð skip dynja;
Ullar lézt við Ellu
ættleifð ok mô reifðir
sverðmans snyrtiherðir
sundviggs flota bundit.

Skj: Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 3 (AI, 317; BI, 293); dróttkvætt; ed. MT; group: B; mss: 20dx, 41x, 873x, ; texts: Knýtl 4
 
4 Vol. 3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 4 [Vol. 3, 235] — Hallv Knútdr 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).

Rauðljósa sér ræsir
(rít brestr sundr en hvíta)
baugjǫrð brodda ferðar
(bjúgrend) í tvau fljúga.

Skj: Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 5 (AI, 317; BI, 294); dróttkvætt; ed. MT; group: B; mss: A, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 241
 
5 Vol. 3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 5 [Vol. 3, 236] — Hallv Knútdr 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).

Grund liggr und bǫr bundin
breið holmfjǫturs leiðar
(heinlands hoddum grandar
Hǫðr) eitrsvǫlum naðri.

Skj: Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 4 (AI, 317; BI, 294); dróttkvætt; ed. MT; group: B; mss: 761bx, A, C, R, Tx; texts: Skm 314
 
6 Vol. 3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 6 [Vol. 3, 237] — Hallv Knútdr 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).

Englandi ræðr Yngvi
einn (hefsk friðr at beinni)
bǫðrakkr bœnar nǫkkva
barkrjóðr ok Danmǫrku;
ok hefr (odda Leiknar)
jalm-Freyr und sik malma
(hjaldrôrr haukum þverrir
hungr) Nóregi þrungit.

Skj: Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 6 (AI, 318; BI, 294); dróttkvætt; ed. MT; group: B; mss: 321x, 325V, 325VII, 325XI 2 g, 61, 68, 73ax, 972x, Bæb, Flat, Holm2, Holm4, J2x, Kx, Tóm; texts: Flat 563, ÓH 126(122), ÓHHkr 119
 
7 Vol. 3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 7 [Vol. 3, 238] — Hallv Knútdr 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).

Esat und jarðar hǫslu,
orðbrjótr Dǫnum forðar
moldreks, munka valdi
mæringr an þú næri.

Skj: Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 7 (AI, 318; BI, 294); dróttkvætt; ed. MT; group: B; mss: 744x, B, C, R, Tx; texts: Skm 392
 
8 Vol. 3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 8 [Vol. 3, 239] — Hallv Knútdr 8III

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).

Knútr verr jǫrð sem ítran
alls dróttinn sal fjalla.

Skj: Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 8 (AI, 318; BI, 294); dróttkvætt; ed. MT; group: B; mss: B, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 116
 
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