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Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson (Bjbp)

13th century; volume 1; ed. Jonna Louis-Jensen;

Jómsvíkingadrápa (Jóms) - 45

Skj info: Bjarni Kolbeinsson, Orknøsk biskop, d. 1222. (AII, 1-10, BII, 1-10).

Skj poems:
Jómsvíkingadrápa

Bjarni Kolbeinsson (Bjbp) was born into a powerful family in the Orkney Islands, possibly c. 1150-60 (af Petersens, Jvs 1879, 122). His father was the Norwegian-Orcadian chieftain Kolbeinn hrúga ‘Heap’ and his mother was Herborg, a great-granddaughter of Páll jarl Þorfinnsson on the maternal side (see Ættaskrár [Genealogies] II in ÍF 35). Bjarni was also very well connected: he was a close friend of Haraldr jarl Maddaðarson (ÍF 35, 289), sent precious gifts to Hrafn Sveinbjarnarson in Iceland on three occasions (Guðrún P. Helgadóttir 1987, 2-3), and had connections with the Oddaverjar (see further Einar Ól. Sveinsson 1937, 17-18, 34-9).

Bjarni was Bishop of Orkney from 1188 (ÍF 35, 289) until his death on 15 September 1223. Among his achievements as bishop were the exhumation and canonisation of Rǫgnvaldr jarl Kali Kolsson (ÍF 35, 282; SkP II, 575) and the extension of St Magnús’s Cathedral in Kirkwall. Bjarni was also a diplomat and is known to have travelled to Norway for political reasons in 1194-5, 1208-9, 1210, 1218 and 1223 (see Bugge 1875, 244; Holtsmark 1937a, 2-3); he probably died in Norway (Jón Stefánsson 1907-8, 46).

Bjarni is introduced as Bjarni skáld ‘Poet’ in Orkn (ÍF 35, 193), but Jómsvíkingadrápa (Jóms) is the only literary work attributed to him in medieval sources. Suggestions that he compiled Orkn (Jón Stefánsson 1907-8) and the þulur in SnE (Bugge 1875) have not been generally accepted; see Introduction to Jóms below on the attribution of Anon Mhkv to Bjarni.

notes
my abbr.

Jómsvíkingadrápa (‘Drápa about the Jómsvíkingar’) — Bjbp JómsI

Emily Lethbridge 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa’ 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. 954.

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Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa (AII, 1-10, BII, 1-10); stanzas (if different): 2 | 3 | 4

in texts: ÓT

SkP info: I, 954

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1 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 959] — Bjbp Jóms 1I

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Engan kveðk at óði
órum malma rýri
(þó gatk hróðr of hugðan)
hljóðs (atferðar prýði);
framm mun ek fyr ǫldum
Yggjar bjór of fœra,
þótt einigir ýtar
ættgóðir mér hlýði.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 1 (AII, 1; BII, 1); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 65x, R
 
2 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 2 [Vol. 1, 960] — Bjbp Jóms 2I

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Hendir enn sem aðra
óteitan mik sútar,
mér hefr harm á hendi
handfǫgr kona bundit;
þó emk óð at auka
œrit gjarn at hvôru;
mjǫk em ek at mér orðinn
ógæfr of fǫr vífa.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 3 (AII, 1-2; BII, 1); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 65x, R
 
3 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 3 [Vol. 1, 961] — Bjbp Jóms 3I

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Dreng var dátt of svarra
(dorgar vangs) fyr lǫngu
(því hefr oss of unga
eldreið skapi haldit),
þó hefk ort of ítra
allfátt mjaðar þellu;
vel samir enn of eina
ǫlselju mér þylja.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 4 (AII, 1-2; BII, 2); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 65x, R
 
4 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 4 [Vol. 1, 962] — Bjbp Jóms 4I

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Varkak fróðr und forsum,
fórk aldrigi at gǫldrum,
hefkak - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - -
ǫllungis namk eigi
Yggjar feng und hanga,
- - - - - - - - - -
fleinstríðir mér óðar.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 2 (AII, 2; BII, 1); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 65x, R
 
5 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 5 [Vol. 1, 963] — Bjbp Jóms 5I

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- - - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - -
annat þarf at yrkja
allstórum mun fleira;
- - - - - - - - - -
orti greppr of snertu,
(þat berum upp fyr ýta)
óhljóð (sǫgu-kvæði).

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 5 (AII, 2; BII, 2); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
6 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 6 [Vol. 1, 964] — Bjbp Jóms 6I

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Suðr frôgum vér sitja
(seima guðr) at Jómi
(fǫgr rænir mik flaumi)
fimm hǫfðingja snemma;
vel samir víst at telja
vinnur hreystimanna,
þar'r of malmþings meiða
merkiligt at yrkja.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 6 (AII, 2; BII, 2); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
7 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 7 [Vol. 1, 965] — Bjbp Jóms 7I

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Hvervetna frák heyja
Harald bardaga stóra;
þeir ruðu bitra branda
bǫðgjarnastir niðjar;
sjá knôttu þar síðan
siðfornir, glym járna
þótti þeim at efla
þǫrf, Véseta arfa.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 7 (AII, 2; BII, 2); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
8 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 8 [Vol. 1, 966] — Bjbp Jóms 8I

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Geta skal hins hverr hvatra
hǫfðingi var drengja,
sá gat sigri at hrósa
snjallastr at gǫrvǫllu;
hverr var hóti minni
hreystimaðr at flestu
heldr í herðiraunum
hauklyndum syni Áka.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 8 (AII, 3; BII, 2-3); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
9 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 9 [Vol. 1, 967] — Bjbp Jóms 9I

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Sigvaldi hét seggja
snarfengra hǫfðingi;
ok réð þar fyr þegna
Þorkell liði snjǫllu;
Búi var at hverjum hjaldri
harðráðr með Sigurði;
frôgum Vagn at væri
víst ofrhugi enn mesti.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 9 (AII, 3; BII, 2-3); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
10 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 10 [Vol. 1, 967] — Bjbp Jóms 10I

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Heldu dreyrgra darra
Danmarkar til styrkir
(þeim gafsk rausn ok ríki)
rjóðendr skipum síðan,
ok auðbrotar erfi
ógnrakkastir drukku
(þeim frák ýmsum aukask
annir) feðra sinna.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 10 (AII, 3; BII, 3); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 65
 
11 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 11 [Vol. 1, 968] — Bjbp Jóms 11I

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Enn vildu þá (einkum)
ǫldurmenn at skyldu
(slíkt eru yrkisefni)
ágæta sér leita,
ok haukligar hefja
heitstrengingar gôtu;
eigi frák at ýta
ǫlteiti var lítil.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 11 (AII, 3; BII, 3); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 66
 
12 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 12 [Vol. 1, 969] — Bjbp Jóms 12I

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Heitstrenging frák hefja
heiptmildan Sigvalda;
Búi var ǫrr at auka
ofrækinn þrek slíkan;
hétusk þeir af hauðri
Hôkun reka (fíkjum
grimm var frœknra fyrða
fjón) eða lífi ræna.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 12 (AII, 3; BII, 3); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 67
 
13 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 13 [Vol. 1, 970] — Bjbp Jóms 13I

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Búi lézk barr at fylgja
bǫðmildum Sigvalda
til hjǫrþrymu harðrar
hugprúðr vera síðan;
hafa kvazk Hôvarð vilja
hranna brjótr at gunni,
sér kvað hann eigi illa
Áslák í fǫr líka.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 13 (AII, 4; BII, 3-4); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
14 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 14 [Vol. 1, 971] — Bjbp Jóms 14I

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Vagn kvað hitt enn hrausti,
Hamðis gunnar tǫmðum
sá lézk frœkn at fylgja
faldruðr Búa skyldu;
þá réð heit til hvítrar
hringa meiðr at strengja
(mér kømr harmr at hendi
hættr) Þorketils dóttir.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 14 (AII, 4; BII, 4); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
15 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 15 [Vol. 1, 972] — Bjbp Jóms 15I

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Ein drepr fyr mér allri,
ótrauðr á lǫg skeiðum
ǫrr þengill bað ýta,
ítrmanns kona teiti;
góð ætt of kømr grimmu,
gekk herr á skip, darra
hinn'r kunni gný gerva,
gœðings at mér stríði.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 15 (AII, 4; BII, 4); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
16 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 16 [Vol. 1, 973] — Bjbp Jóms 16I

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Sagt var, at sunnan heldu
snyrtimenn of hrannir
(kaldr dreif marr á meiða
morðbáls) skipa-stóli;
lǫmðu hélðir húfar
(hríð kannaði lýði,
gnúði svalr á sýju
sær) ísugar bôrur.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 16 (AII, 4; BII, 4); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
17 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 17 [Vol. 1, 973] — Bjbp Jóms 17I

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Sagt var, að rauðra randa
reynendr flota sínum
jólanótt at Jaðri
Jómsvíkingar kvæmi;
vôru heldr á harðan
hernuð firar gjarnir,
rjóðendr buðu ríki
randorma Geirmundi.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 17 (AII, 4; BII, 4); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 73
 
18 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 18 [Vol. 1, 974] — Bjbp Jóms 18I

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Þá buðu þeir at móti
þeim, er sunnan kvômu,
til geirhríðar greppum
gǫrla Nóregs jarlar;
þar var mestr á méli
(morðremmandi) skǫmmu
(margr var at laufa leiki)
landherr saman fundinn.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 18 (AII, 4; BII, 4-5); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 75
 
19 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 19 [Vol. 1, 975] — Bjbp Jóms 19I

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Ein drepr fyr mér allri,
eldr gnauðaði víða
elri skœðr of eyjar;
ítrmanns kona teiti;
góð ætt of kømr grimmu,
gaus upp logi ór húsum,
griðum rænti sá gumna,
gœðings at mér stríði.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 19 (AII, 5; BII, 5); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 65x, R
 
20 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 20 [Vol. 1, 976] — Bjbp Jóms 20I

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Ok hǫfðingjar hraustir
heyra menn at væri
(þat hefr þjóð at minnum)
þrír með flokki hverjum,
þars hreggviðir hittusk
hjalma skóðs á víðum
(fundr þótti sá fyrðum
frægr) Hjǫrungavági.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 20 (AII, 5; BII, 5); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, 65x, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 76
 
21 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 21 [Vol. 1, 977] — Bjbp Jóms 21I

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Hauðr frák Hôkun verja
hart, svát eigi skorti;
Eiríkr hefir eggjar
ótrauðr verit rjóða;
ok sǫgðu þar ýtar
Ármóð vera síðan
(sá var greppr við gumna
glaðr) hǫfðingja enn þriðja.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 21 (AII, 5; BII, 5); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 65x, R
 
22 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 22 [Vol. 1, 978] — Bjbp Jóms 22I

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Lǫgðu heiptar hvattir
herðimenn (þars bǫrðusk
herr var hauðr at verja
hundmargr) saman randir;
ok víkingi vôru
(varð raun at því) einum
- þat kveða eigi aukit -
ýtar fimm at móti.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 22 (AII, 5; BII, 5-6); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 65x, R
 
23 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 23 [Vol. 1, 979] — Bjbp Jóms 23I

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Ein drepr fyr mér allri,
atróðr mikinn greiða
- - - - - - - - - -
ítrmanns kona teiti;
góð ætt of kømr grimmu,
glygg magnaðisk eggja
- - - - - - - - - -,
gœðings at mér stríði.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 23 (AII, 5; BII, 5-6); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
24 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 24 [Vol. 1, 980] — Bjbp Jóms 24I

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Sigvaldi bað sína
sóknstranga, at vel gingi
(hann varat samr á sáttir)
sveit, Hôkuni á móti;
Haralds arfi klauf hjalma
hildar ǫrr ok skjǫldu,
framm gekk hann fyr hlífar
hart nakkvara snertu.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 24 (AII, 5-6; BII, 6); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 65x, R
 
25 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 25 [Vol. 1, 981] — Bjbp Jóms 25I

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Þar gekk framm í folki
fránlyndr Búi sína
(þess kveða virða vissu
vánir) hart með sveina,
ok geirviðir gerðu
grimma hǫggum rammir
(gingu þeir at gunni
geystir) vápna brestu.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 25 (AII, 6; BII, 6); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
26 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 26 [Vol. 1, 982] — Bjbp Jóms 26I

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Klauf með Yggjar eldi
olmr Gullbúi hjalma,
niðr lét hann í herðar
hringserkja bǫl ganga;
hart nam hǫgg at stœra
Hôvarðr liði fyrða,
viðr hefr illr at eiga
Áslákr verit fíkjum.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 26 (AII, 6; BII, 6); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 80
 
27 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 27 [Vol. 1, 983] — Bjbp Jóms 27I

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Ein drepr fyr mér allri,
él gnúði mjǫk stála,
almr sparn af sér odda,
ítrmanns kona teiti;
góð ætt of kømr grimmu,
gripu þeir í bug snœrum
gunnrakkastir gumnar,
gœðings at mér stríði.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 27 (AII, 6; BII, 6); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
28 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 28 [Vol. 1, 983] — Bjbp Jóms 28I

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Þar frák vôpnum verjask,
Vagn feldi lið, þegna;
hann klauf breiðra brúna
borg hundruðum mǫrgum;
grimmr var snarpra sverða
sǫngr, burgusk vel drengir,
vann arfþegi Áka
ǫs, fell blóð á kesjur.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 28 (AII, 6; BII, 6-7); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
29 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 29 [Vol. 1, 984] — Bjbp Jóms 29I

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Vagn hefr orðit ýtum
ǫrfengr at bǫð strangri,
með fullhuga frœknum
framm gingu vel drengir,
þars í Yggjar éli,
Áka sonr enn ríki,
brátt frák hann, at hlœði
hugprúðum Ármóði.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 29 (AII, 6-7; BII, 7); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 81
 
30 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 30 [Vol. 1, 985] — Bjbp Jóms 30I

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Hvervetna frák hǫlða,
herr œxti gný darra,
fyr hreggviðum hjǫrva
hrøkkva gunnar rǫkkum,
áðr í ǫrva drífu
ýtum grimmr at blóta,
framm kom heipt en harða,
Hôkun syni tœki.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 30 (AII, 7; BII, 7); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 86
 
31 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 31 [Vol. 1, 986] — Bjbp Jóms 31I

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Ein drepr fyr mér allri,
ylgr gekk á ná bolginn,
þar stóð ulfr í ôtu,
ítrmanns kona teiti;
góð ætt of kømr grimmu,
gein vargr of sal mergjar,
grôðr þvarr gylðis jóða,
gœðings at mér stríði.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 31 (AII, 7; BII, 7); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
32 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 32 [Vol. 1, 987] — Bjbp Jóms 32I

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Þá frák él et illa
œða Hǫlgabrúði,
glumði hagl á hlífum
harða grimt ór norðri,
þars í ormfrôn augu
ýtum skýja grjóti
(því knátti ben blása)
barði hreggi keyrðu.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 32 (AII, 7; BII, 7-8); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 88
 
33 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 33 [Vol. 1, 988] — Bjbp Jóms 33I

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Þá var þǫrfum meiri
þrekfǫrluðum jarli
(braut hykk hann at heldi)
hugraun (flota sínum);
snara bað segl við húna
Sigvaldi í byr kǫldum,
glumði hrǫnn á húfum,
hríð fell í bug váða.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 33 (AII, 7-8; BII, 7-8); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 91
 
34 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 34 [Vol. 1, 989] — Bjbp Jóms 34I

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Þar lét Vigfúss verða
vegrœkinn Ásláki
(þann era þǫrf at segja
þôtt) helfarar veittar;
Þorleifr of vann þjokkva
þrekstœrðum Hôvarði
(hart vá hann með kylfu)
hǫggramr brotit leggi.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 34 (AII, 8; BII, 8); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 92
 
35 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 35 [Vol. 1, 990] — Bjbp Jóms 35I

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Ein drepr fyr mér allri,
andat folk at sundi
straumr dró út of eyjar,
ítrmanns kona teiti;
góð ætt of kømr grimmu,
gífrs hesta brá fǫstu
gnýmiklandi geira,
gœðings at mér stríði.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 35 (AII, 8; BII, 8); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
36 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 36 [Vol. 1, 990] — Bjbp Jóms 36I

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Bað fyr borð at skyldi
bǫðsvellandi allir
(þá frák vôpnum verjask
Vagns lið) Búa þegnar,
áðr hreggboði hjǫrva
hraustr með þungar kistur
(sá var illr af aurum)
ótrauðr á kaf réði.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 36 (AII, 8; BII, 8); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
37 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 37 [Vol. 1, 991] — Bjbp Jóms 37I

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Nam eldbroti Yggjar
ýgr fyr borð at stíga;
út bar hann af húfum,
hraustr Gullbúi, kistur;
ok optliga eptir
óblauðir þar síðan
kneigu lýðir líta
langan orm á hringum.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 37 (AII, 8; BII, 8); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: R
 
38 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 38 [Vol. 1, 992] — Bjbp Jóms 38I

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Skeið frák valt at verði
Vagn með sína þegna,
ǫll vôru þá þeira
þunn skip hroðin ǫnnur;
upp nôðu þar þeygi
þengils menn at ganga,
ofan réðu þeir ýgja
Eiríks vini keyra.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 38 (AII, 8-9; BII, 8-9); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb, R; texts: ÓT 94
 
39 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 39 [Vol. 1, 993] — Bjbp Jóms 39I

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Upp stóðu þar eptir
ungra snyrtidrengja
(sveit fylgði vel Vagni
væn) þrír tigir einir;
alls enga frák aðra
jafnmarga svá burgusk,
áðr létti dyn darra,
drengmenn hugum stranga.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 39 (AII, 9; BII, 9); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 65x, R
 
40 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 40 [Vol. 1, 994] — Bjbp Jóms 40I

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Réð með danska dolga
drengr á land at ganga,
(roðin frák dǫrr í dreyra)
dauðr lá herr á skeiðum;
Vagn kvað eigi ýtum
undan ráð at skynda;
saman gerðu þeir sitja
sáttir á einni nóttu.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 40 (AII, 9; BII, 9); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 65x, R
 
41 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 41 [Vol. 1, 994] — Bjbp Jóms 41I

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Þar lét Eiríkr ǫndu
átján þegar týna
(heldr frôgum þá þverra)
þegna (lið fyr Vagni);
mæltu hraustar hetjur
(haukligt var þat fíkjum)
- þau hafa þjóðir uppi -
þróttar orð með fyrðum.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 41 (AII, 9; BII, 9); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 96
 
42 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 42 [Vol. 1, 995] — Bjbp Jóms 42I

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Ok með fjǫrnis fôlu
fór Þorketill leira,
þás menbroti mælti
mansǫng of Gnô hringa;
gerðisk hann at hǫggva
hauklyndan son Áka;
Vagn gat heldr at hônum
heiptǫrr vegit fyrri.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 42 (AII, 9; BII, 9); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 97
 
43 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 43 [Vol. 1, 996] — Bjbp Jóms 43I

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Vilt - kvað hringa hreytir
hyggju-gegn at Vagni -
élsvellandi yðvart
Yggjar líf of þiggja?
Eigi munk, nema efnak
- ungr - þats heit nam strengja,
- svá kvað Ullr at jarli
egghríðar - fjǫr þiggja.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 43 (AII, 9; BII, 10); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 98
 
44 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 44 [Vol. 1, 997] — Bjbp Jóms 44I

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Grið lét ǫrr ok aura
Eiríkr gefit stórum
(mjǫk leyfa þat þjóðir)
þegnum tólf með Vagni.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 44 (AII, 10; BII, 10); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 99
 
45 Vol. 1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 45 [Vol. 1, 998] — Bjbp Jóms 45I

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Þá gekk Ullr at eiga
ǫrlyndr þrymu randa
(menn fýstu þess) mæta
(margir) Ingibjǫrgu.

Skj: Bjarni Kolbeinsson: Jómsvíkingadrápa 45 (AII, 10; BII, 10); dróttkvætt; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 101
 
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