Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (Hfr)

10th century; volume 1; ed. Diana Whaley;

2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar (ErfÓl) - 29

Skj info: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld, Islandsk skjald, død ved 1007. (AI, 155-73, BI, 147-63).

Skj poems:
1. Hákonardrápa
2. Óláfsdrápa
3. Óláfsdrápa, erfidrápa
4. Eiríksdrápa
5. Lausavísur

Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar (‘Memorial drápa for Óláfr Tryggvason’) — Hfr ErfÓlI

Kate Heslop 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 400.

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Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 3. Óláfsdrápa, erfidrápa, 1001 (AI, 159-66, BI, 150-7); stanzas (if different): 1 | 2 | 3 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 27 | 28 | 29

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 434. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

24 — Hfr ErfÓl 24I

Cite as: Kate Heslop (ed.) 2012, ‘Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar 24’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 434.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Harðgǫrvan lét hjǫrvi
Holms verða Týr sverða
vind á víðu sundi
vígþey Heðins meyjar;
áðr an Ormi næði
Eirekr eða hlut meira,
mǫrg óð bitr í blóði
benkneif fyr Áleifi.

texts: ÓT 197

editions: Skj Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 3. Óláfsdrápa, erfidrápa 17 (AI, 163; BI, 154); Skald I, 83-4, NN §§479, 1855, 3057; SHI 3, 11-12, ÓT 1958-2000, II, 294-5 (ch. 256).

sources

AM 53 fol (53) 66rb, 12 - 66rb, 15 (ÓT)  transcr.  image  
AM 54 fol (54) 67va, 28 - 67va, 32 (ÓT)  image  
AM 325 VIII 2 g 4° (325VIII 2 g) 1va, 28 - 1va, 32 (ÓT)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 103rb, 6 - 103rb, 10 (ÓT)  image  
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