Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson (Bjhít)

11th century; volume 5; ed. Alison Finlay;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 24

Skj info: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi, Islænder, d. o. 1024. (AI, 300-5, BI, 276-83).

Skj poems:
1. Grámagaflím
2. Lausavísur

Lausavísur — Bjhít LvV (BjH)

Not published: do not cite (Bjhít LvV (BjH))

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Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur (AI, 300-5, BI, 277-83)

in texts: BjH, Eb, Gramm, TGT

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 1 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 1) — Bjhít Lv 1V (BjH 1)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hér myndi nú, handar,
(hœft skiljum brag) vilja,
líki fǫgr es leygjar
Lofn, Eykyndill sofna,
ef hǫrskorða heyrði,
harðla nær at værim
(gerðumk frægr) með fjórða
fleina vald í tjaldi.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 1 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 73ax; texts: BjH 1
 
2 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 2 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 2) — Bjhít Lv 2V (BjH 2)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hristi handar fasta
hefr drengr gamans fengit;
hrynja hart á dýnur
hlǫð Eykyndils vǫðva,
meðan (víns) stinna vinnum
(veldr nøkkvat því) kløkkva,
skeið verðk skriðs at beiða,
(skorða) ôr at borði.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 2 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx, 73ax; texts: BjH 2
 
3 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 3 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 3) — Bjhít Lv 3V (BjH 3)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Snót biðr svein enn hvíta
svinn at kvíar innan
(reið esat Rínar glóðar
ranglôt) moka ganga;
harðla nýt, sús heitir,
Hlǫkk miðs vita Rǫkkva
sprund biðr út at andar,
Eykyndill, mik skynda.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 3 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 3
 
4 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 5 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 4) — Bjhít Lv 4V (BjH 5)

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).

Hér munk sitja,
hátt vel kveða,
skemta þinni
þjóðvel konu;
þat mun okkr eigi
til orðs lagit;
emk heill í hug;
hér munk sitja.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 4 (A; B); fornyrðislag; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 5
 
5 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 6 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 5) — Bjhít Lv 5V (BjH 6)

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).

Eykyndill verpr ǫndu
(orðsæl) ok vill mæla
(brúðr hefr baztar rœður)
breksǫm við mik nekkvat;
en til Jarðar orða
ǫlunreyrar gengr heyra
lítill sveinn ok leynisk
launkarr ok sésk fjarnar.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 5 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 6
 
6 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 8 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 6) — Bjhít Lv 6V (BjH 8)

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).

Þat mun þér, es mœtti
þín sveit liði mínu
þar fyr Þrælaeyri,
Þorðr eimuni, forðum,
ok frá auði miklum
ódrengila genguð;
bart, þótt allvel ortir,
optsinnum hlut minna.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 6 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 8
 
7 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 9 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 7) — Bjhít Lv 7V (BjH 9)

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).

Muna mátt hitt, at, hattar
hallland, ek vann grandi,
lítill sveinn, of leiti
látprúðr þars þú dúðir,
ok frá byrjar blakki
brátt, sem orka máttir,
annars snauðr an æðru,
ills kunnandi runnuð.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 7 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 9
 
8 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 10 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 8) — Bjhít Lv 8V (BjH 10)

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).

Hefnt telk þess, at þessa
þornteigar gekt eiga,
(þín's í þurð at einu)
Þorðr (vegsemi) skorðu;
ér á Oddaeyri
undan mínum fundi
brúar und bakka lôguð
Brenneyja lágt skreyja.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 8 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 10
 
9 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 11 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 9) — Bjhít Lv 9V (BjH 11)

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).

Sátt við, sveinn enn hvíti,
sviptr auði ok giptu,
(ô vas auðs við hríðir)
ǫfund (hjǫrs) í Sólundum,
þás raungetinn ræntak
rusilkvæðr af þér bæði
(heldr vas gráleikr goldinn
gauri) knǫrr ok aura.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 9 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 11
 
10 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 12 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 10) — Bjhít Lv 10V (BjH 12)

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).

Þá mun þunnrar blæju
þǫll (vestarla und fjǫllum
Rindr vakði mik mundar)
manns þíns getu sanna,
ef gæti son sæta
sunnu mars við runni
(vôn lætk réttrar raunar)
ríklunduð mér glíkan.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 10 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 12
 
11 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 15 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 11) — Bjhít Lv 11V (BjH 15)

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).

Kyrr munk sitja,
komk á hausti,
hefk fornan mǫr
fullu keyptan;
feld gôfuð mér
fagrrǫggvaðan,
kappsvel drepinn;
kyrr munk sitja.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 11 (A; B); fornyrðislag; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 15
 
12 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 16 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 12) — Bjhít Lv 12V (BjH 16)

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).

Svá flakir Ullr of alla,
odds, bǫð-Gefnar Loddu,
hinns ljótan fal lýtir,
linnbeðs sæing innan,
at hól-Njǫrun hvílir
hrannblakks kalin (nakkvat
lofak Þrúðar hag þýðrar
þorns) á beðjar horni.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 12 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 16
 
13 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 17 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 13) — Bjhít Lv 13V (BjH 17)

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).

Systr eru tvær með tíri
(trúik) enn (sǫgum hennar)
þýð ok þeira móðir
þekk bragsmíðar skekki;
þær 'ro mér (in meira
men-Grund lofak stundum)
þat's versóka veiti
vánligt, í stað kvánar.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 13 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 17
 
14 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 18 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 14) — Bjhít Lv 14V (BjH 18)

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).

Hoddgeymir liggr heima,
(hér fregn mannr et sanna)
sár fekk mýgir mǫrva
misleitr af selreitum,
en þás út taka hrannir,
allhvass, of sker falla,
fœrir lókr of leiru
ljótr kerlingu skjóta.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 14 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 18
 
15 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 20 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 15) — Bjhít Lv 15V (BjH 20)

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).

Standa stýrilundar
staðar - - - - - -
glíkr, 's geira sœkir
gunnsterkr at því verki;
- - - - - - - -
stendr af stála lundi
styrr Þórrøði fyrri.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 15 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx, 744x, 761bx, A, B, W; texts: BjH 20, TGT 16
 
16 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 21 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 16) — Bjhít Lv 16V (BjH 21)

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).

Veitat kóna knýtir
(kom drengr við styr lengi),
hinns of eyki annask,
ǫrmôlugr þat gǫrva,
hvar bǫðserkjar birki
(beit egg í tvau leggi),
trauðr es ætna eyðir
einvígis - lætk hníga.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 16 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 21
 
17 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 24 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 17) — Bjhít Lv 17V (BjH 24)

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).

Þat vilk Þórðr at frétti
- (þess unnum bǫr Gunnar),
ops búinn veik fyr veiti
vægja suðr með ægi, -
at þars einir hittumk
(jókk tafn í dag hrafni)
hafviggja fyr hneigi
hnigu tveir viðir geira.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 17 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 24
 
18 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 25 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 18) — Bjhít Lv 18V (BjH 25)

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).

Kalfs veitk at son sjalfan
(sverða goðs) á roðnum
(radd kappi né kvíddum)
Klifsjǫrva namk fjǫrvi
og vôgum þorn þeygi
Þundar gráps með vôpnum;
fall varð fleygiþolli
fjǫrgrand Niðar branda.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 18 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 25
 
19 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 29 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 19) — Bjhít Lv 19V (BjH 29)

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).

Leit hvar rann hjá runni
runnr dǫkkmara Gunnar
œgiligr í augum
iðglíki mér víka,
segja þrøngvar þeygi
þat barn vita Marnar
hesta hleypi rastar
hlunns sinn fǫður kunna.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 19 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 126x, 442x, 448x, 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 29, Eb 27
 
20 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 30 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 20) — Bjhít Lv 20V (BjH 30)

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Draum dreymðumk nú, Nauma
Niðbrands skarar landa
(koma mun Yggr at eggjar
enn bragsmíðar kenni),
báðar hendr í blóði,
(braut Kaldamarsnauta)
(mér) ok kendr (í mundum)
Mæringr roðinn væri.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 20 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 162F, 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 30
 
21 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 32 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 21) — Bjhít Lv 21V (BjH 32)

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Þræta at þú sér betri
Þórðr (skuld enga vildak),
alls gazt enga snilli
eljun latr á skratti;
vart hǫfum verri orta
(vink bjór Hôars inna)
sekr glœps "okr", an ortak,
ísbjóðr, of þik vísu.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 21 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 32
 
22 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 34 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 22) — Bjhít Lv 22V (BjH 34)

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).

Undr's ef ekki benda
(opt vakir drengr at lengrum);
ógn hefk fyrða fregna,
framvísar mér dísir,
þvít armleggjar orma
Ilmr dagbœjar hilmis
heim ór hverjum draumi
hjalmfaldin býðr skaldi.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 22 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 162F, 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 34
 
23 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 35 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 23) — Bjhít Lv 23V (BjH 35)

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Út genk með lið lítit,
lítt sék hers við víti;
sverð fylgir menmyrði
mitt ok skjǫldr enn hvíti;
enn fyr einum, runni
ægis dýrs, of Mýrar,
vǫndr skal hjalts ór hendi
hrøkkva, fyrr an støkkvak.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 23 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 162F, 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 35
 
24 Vol. 5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 36 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 24) — Bjhít Lv 24V (BjH 36)

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Tveir erum vǫrðr, en vôrum,
vápneirar, mun fleiri
(opt vas skald und skildi)
skólkinnis, at jólum;
enn hraustgeði á hausti
(hoddlestis) kom vestan
(sveit vasa seggja lítil
snarfengs) með lið drengja.

Skj: Bjǫrn Arngeirsson hítdœlakappi: 2. Lausavísur 24 (A; B); dróttkvætt; ed. AF; group: D; mss: 488x, 551d αx; texts: BjH 36
 
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