Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Einarr Skúlason (ESk)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

III. 2. Fragments (Frag) - 18

Skj info: Einarr Skúlason, Islandsk skjald, 12. årh. (AI, 455-85, BI, 423-57).

Skj poems:
1. Sigurðardrápa
2. Haraldsdrápa I
3. Haraldsdrápa II
4. Haraldssonakvæði(?)
5. Sigurðardrápa
6. Geisli
7. Runhenda
8. Eysteinsdrápa
9. Ingadrápa
10. Elfarvísur
11. Lausavísur
11. Lausavísur
11. Øxarflokkr(?)
12. Ubestemmelige vers, tilhørende forskellige fyrstedigte eller lausavísur

Fragments — ESk FragIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Einarr Skúlason, Fragments’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 151.

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Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 12. Ubestemmelige vers, tilhørende forskellige fyrstedigte eller lausavísur (AI, 479-82, BI, 451-4)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 167. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

17 — ESk Frag 17III

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Einarr Skúlason, Fragments 17’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 167.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Œsir hvast at hraustum
Himinglæva þyt sævar,
glymr Unnar vex, grenni
Gǫndlar skúfs, ok Dúfa;
brædd strýkr Blóðughadda,
brimsolgin fellr Kolga,
hlýr, þars Hefring stœrir
haflauðr, of við rauðan.

texts: Skm 361, SnE 363

editions: Skj Einarr Skúlason: 12. Ubestemmelige vers, tilhørende forskellige fyrstedigte eller lausavísur 17 (AI, 482; BI, 454); Skald I, 223; SnE 1848-87, I, 500-1, II, 451, 534, 600, III, 103-4, SnE 1931, 175, SnE 1998, I, 95.

sources

AM 748 I b 4° (A) 13v, 1 - 13v, 3 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 757 a 4° (B) 6r, 4 - 6r, 6 (SnE)  image  image  image  image  
AM 744 4°x (744x) 35v - 35v (SnE)  image  
GKS 2367 4° (R) 38v, 5 - 38v, 5 [1-2] (SnE)  image  image  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 7v, 19 - 7v, 20 [1-2] (SnE)  image  image  
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