Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gamli kanóki (Gamlkan)

12th century; volume 7; ed. Katrina Attwood;

1. Harmsól (Has) - 65

Skj info: Gamli kanóki, Islandsk gejstlig og skjald, 12. årh. (AI, 561-72, BI, 547-65).

Skj poems:
1. Jóansdrápa
2. Harmsól

Harmsól (‘Sun of Sorrow’) — Gamlkan HasVII

Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Gamli kanóki, Harmsól’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 70-132.

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Skj: Gamli kanóki: 2. Harmsól, „er gamle orti kanoke“ (AI, 562-72, BI, 548-65)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VII, pp. 94-5. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

25 — Gamlkan Has 25VII

Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Gamli kanóki, Harmsól 25’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 94-5.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hollostu gefr hæsta
hring-Þrótt með sér dróttinn
saðr, þeims, sinna, iðrask,
synða lausn ok ynði.
Ern skóp hauðr ok hlýrni
heims valdr sem kyn beima,
ǫrr es ok ǫllu dýrri
élsetrs konungr betri.

editions: Skj Gamli kanóki: 2. Harmsól 25 (AI, 565; BI, 555); Skald I, 269, NN §1193; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1844, 21, Kempff 1867, 8, Rydberg 1907, 24, Black 1971, 203, Attwood 1996a, 228.

sources

AM 757 a 4° (B) 12v, 40 - 12v, 41  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
Lbs 444 4°x (444x) -  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
AM 757 a 4° (BRydberg) -  
AM 757 a 4° (BFJ) -  
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