Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Óláfr svartaskáld Leggsson (Ólsv)

13th century; volume 3; ed. R. D. Fulk;

3. Kristsdrápa (Kristdr) - 2

Skj info: Óláfr Leggsson, svartaskáld, Islandsk skjald, 13. årh. (AII, 84-86, BII, 96-97).

Skj poems:
1. En drape om kong Hakon (?)
2. En drape om Skule jarl
3. En drape om Kristus (?)
4. Af et kærlighedsdigt (?)
5. Lausavísa

Kristsdrápa (‘Drápa about Christ’) — Ólsv KristdrIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Óláfr svartaskáld Leggsson, Kristsdrápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 314.

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Skj: Óláfr Leggsson, svartaskáld: 3. En drape om Kristus (?) (AII, 85, BII, 96)

in texts: LaufE

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 314. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 3. Óláfr svartaskáld Leggsson, 3. Kristsdrápa, 1 [Vol. 3, 314] — Ólsv Kristdr 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Heldr var hónum, er seldi,
harðkeypt, sonu jarðar
oss stillir þat alla,
auðigt líf fyr dauða.

Skj: Óláfr Leggsson, svartaskáld: 3. En drape om Kristus (?) 1 (AII, 85; BII, 96); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x; texts: LaufE 105(372)
 
2 Vol. 3. Óláfr svartaskáld Leggsson, 3. Kristsdrápa, 2 [Vol. 3, 315] — Ólsv Kristdr 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Tungl gaft tryggvinr engla
talið dœgr, megin lœgis,
fekk hlýrnir stað stjǫrnum,
sterkr ok aldir merkja.

Skj: Óláfr Leggsson, svartaskáld: 3. En drape om Kristus (?) 2 (AII, 85; BII, 96); dróttkvætt; ed. EM; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x; texts: LaufE 106(372-3)
 
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