Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld (Þorm)

11th century; volume 5; ed. R. D. Fulk;

I. Lausavísur (Lv) - 33

Skj info: Þórmóðr Bersason Kolbrúnarskáld, Islandsk skjald, d. 1030. (AI, 277-88, BI, 256-66).

Skj poems:
1. Þórgeirsdrápa
2. Lausavísur

Lausavísur — Þorm LvV (Fbr)

R. D. Fulk 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld, Lausavísur’ 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. 820.

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cross-references:  17 = Anon (Vǫlsa) 11I 

for reference only:  18x   19x   20x   21x   22x   23x   24x   25x 

Skj: Þórmóðr Bersason Kolbrúnarskáld: 2. Lausavísur (AI, 281-8, BI, 260-6)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 827. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

16 — Þorm Lv 16I

Cite as: R. D. Fulk (ed.) 2012, ‘Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld, Lausavísur 16’ 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. 827.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Sex hefk alls, síz óxu
óns hjalta Tý fjónir,
kendr emk við styr stundum,
stálregns boða vegna;
nú emk enn ok man manna
morð varliga orðinn,
vér létum þó þeira,
þrítøgr, skarar bíta.

texts: Fbr, ÓH, ÓHLeg 51, Þorm 4, ÞormR, Flat 516

editions: Skj Þórmóðr Bersason Kolbrúnarskáld: 2. Lausavísur 16 (AI, 285; BI, 264); Skald I, 136, NN §§2483, 2484; Flat 1860-8, II, 203, Fbr 1925-7, 227, ÓH 1941, II, 802, ÍF 6, 286-7, ÍS III, 2279 (Þorm); Loth 1960a, 126 (Fbr ch. 14); ÍS III, 2281 (ÞormR); ÓHLeg 1849, 66, 117, ÓHLeg 1922, 80, ÓHLeg 1982, 184-5; Gaertner 1907, 310, 332-3, Finnur Jónsson 1932-3, 69-70.

sources

GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 105ra, 56 - 105ra, 58 (Flat)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 142 folx (142x) 69, 14 - 69, 21 (Fbr)  transcr.  image  
AM 566 a 4°x (566ax) 2v, 7 - 2v, 14 (Fbr)  transcr.  image  
DG 8 (DG8) 99r, 16 - 99r, 18 (ÓHLeg)  transcr.  image  
AM 141 folx (141x) 31r, 23 - 31v, 1 (Fbr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 487v, 14 - 487v, 21  transcr.  image  
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