Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Einarr skálaglamm Helgason (Eskál)

10th century; volume 1; ed. Edith Marold;

3. Lausavísur (Lv) - 3

Skj info: Einarr Helgason skálaglamm, Islandsk skjald, d. o. 995. (AI, 122-132, BI, 116-125).

Skj poems:
1. Drape om Hakon jarl
2. Et digt om Harald blåtand(?)
3. Vellekla
4. Lausavísur
4. Lausavísur

Lausavísur — Eskál LvI

Margaret Clunies Ross 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 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. 330.

 1a   2a   3 

Skj: Einarr Helgason skálaglamm: 4. Lausavísur (AI, 131-2, BI, 124-5); stanzas (if different): 1 | 2

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 331. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

1a — Eskál Lv 1aI

Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2012, ‘Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Lausavísur 1a’ 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. 331.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Gerðak veig of virða
vǫrð, þanns sitr at jǫrðu,
(iðrumk þess) meðan aðrir,
ǫrr Váfaðar, svôfu;
hykk at hodda støkkvi
(hinig sóttak gram) þótti
(fýsinn) frœknum vísa
ferri skald in verra.

editions: Skj Einarr Helgason skálaglamm: 4. Lausavísur 1 (AI, 131-2; BI, 124); Skald I, 69, NN §2752; Fms 11, 127, Jvs 1879, 72, Jvs 1882, 109, Jvs 1969, 178, 215, Flat 1860-8, I, 188; Eg 1886-8, 290, ÍF 2, 270-1, Eg 2001, 152, Eg 2003, 164.

sources

AM 291 4° (291) 34r, 11 - 34r, 13 (Jvs)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 25ra, 43 - 25ra, 46 (Jvs)  image  image  image  
AM 510 4° (510) 59r, 3 - 59r, 7 (Jvs)  image  image  
AM 132 fol (M) 95va, 36 - 95va, 39 (Eg)  image  image  
AM 461 4°x (461x) 551, 12 - 552, 1  
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