Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Einarr Skúlason (ESk)

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

III. 1. Øxarflokkr (Øxfl) - 10

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

Øxarflokkr (‘Flokkr about an Axe’) — ESk ØxflIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Einarr Skúlason, Øxarflokkr’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 140.

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Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 11. Øxarflokkr(?) (AI, 477-9, BI, 449-51); stanzas (if different): 11

in texts: LaufE, Skm, SnE

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 140. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 1 [Vol. 3, 141] — ESk Øxfl 1III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Þars Mardallar milli,
meginhurðar, liggr skurða,
Gauts berum galla þrútinn
grátr, dalreyðar látri.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 11. Øxarflokkr(?) 1 (AI, 477; BI, 449); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: B; mss: R, Tx, W; texts: Skm 146
 
2 Vol. 3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 2 [Vol. 3, 142] — ESk Øxfl 2III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Eigi þverr fyr augna
Óðs beðvinu Róða
ræfrs (eignisk svá) regni
ramsvell (konungr elli).

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 11. Øxarflokkr(?) 2 (AI, 477; BI, 449); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: B; mss: A, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 147, Skm 234
 
3 Vol. 3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 3 [Vol. 3, 143] — ESk Øxfl 3III

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).

Hróðrbarni knák Hǫrnar
(hlutum dýran grip) stýra,
brandr þrymr gjalfrs á grandi,
gollvífiðu, hlífar;
(sáðs) berr sinnar móður
(svans unni mér gunnar
fóstr gœðandi Fróða)
Freys nipt bráa driptir.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 11. Øxarflokkr(?) 3 (AI, 478; BI, 450); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x, R, Tx, W; texts: LaufE 32(346), Skm 148
 
4 Vol. 3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 4 [Vol. 3, 144] — ESk Øxfl 4III

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).

Nýt buðumk (Njarðar dóttur),
nálægt vas þat skála,
(vel of hrósak því) vísa
vǫrn, sævar, øx (barni).

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 11. Øxarflokkr(?) 4 (AI, 478; BI, 450); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: B; mss: R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 149
 
5 Vol. 3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 5 [Vol. 3, 145] — ESk Øxfl 5III

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).

Gaf, sás erring ofrar,
ógnprúðr Vanabrúðar
þing Váfaðar þrøngvir
þróttǫflga mér dóttur;
ríkr leiddi mey mækis
mótvaldr á beð skaldi
Gefnar, glóðum drifna
Gautreks svana brautar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 11. Øxarflokkr(?) 5 (AI, 478; BI, 450); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: B; mss: R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 150
 
6 Vol. 3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 6 [Vol. 3, 146] — ESk Øxfl 6III

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).

Frák at Fróða meyjar
fullgóliga mólu,
lætr stillir grið golli,
grafvitnis beð, slitna;
(mjúks) bera minnar øxar
meldr þann, við hlyn feldrar,
(konungs dýrkar fé) Fenju
fǫgr hlýr (bragar stýri).

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 11. Øxarflokkr(?) 6 (AI, 478; BI, 450); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x, R, Tx; texts: LaufE 39(348), Skm 184
 
7 Vol. 3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 7 [Vol. 3, 147] — ESk Øxfl 7III

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).

Blóðeisu liggr bæði
bjargs tveim megin geima
sjóðs (ák søkkva stríði)
snær ok eldr (at mæra).

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 11. Øxarflokkr(?) 7 (AI, 478; BI, 450-1); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x, A, B, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 34(347), Skm 195
 
8 Vol. 3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 8 [Vol. 3, 148] — ESk Øxfl 8III

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).

Dœgr þrymr hvert, en hjarta
hlýrskildir ræðr mildu
Heita blakks, of hvítum
hafleygr digulskafli;
aldri má fyr eldi
áls hrynbrautar skála
(ǫll viðr folka fellir
framræði) snæ bræða.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 11. Øxarflokkr(?) 8 (AI, 479; BI, 451); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x, 744x, A, B, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 37(347), Skm 196
 
9 Vol. 3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 9 [Vol. 3, 149] — ESk Øxfl 9III

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).

Ráðvǫndum þák rauðra
randa ís at vísa
(grand berum hjalms í hendi)
hvarmþey drifinn Freyju.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 11. Øxarflokkr(?) 9 (AI, 479; BI, 451); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x, A, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 161(391), Skm 246
 
10 Vol. 3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 10 [Vol. 3, 150] — ESk Øxfl 10III

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).

Séa megu rétt, hvé, Rævils
ríðendr, við brô Gríðar
fjǫrnis fagrt of skornir,
foldviggs, drekar liggja.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 11. Øxarflokkr(?) 10 (AI, 479; BI, 451); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: B; mss: 2368x, 743x, A, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 144(384), Skm 247
 
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