Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallr Snorrason (HSn)

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

III. Magnússdrápa Erlingssonar (Magndr) - 1

Skj info: Hallr Snorrason, Islandsk skjald, 12. årh. (AI, 535-6, BI, 516-17).

Skj poems:
1. Af en drape om Magnus Erlingsson(?)
2. Lausavísur

Magnússdrápa Erlingssonar (‘Drápa about Magnús Erlingsson’) — HSn MagndrIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Hallr Snorrason, Magnússdrápa Erlingssonar’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 228.


Skj: Hallr Snorrason: 1. Af en drape om Magnus Erlingsson(?) (AI, 535, BI, 516); stanzas (if different): [v]

in texts: LaufE, LaufE, Skm, SnE

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 228. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 3. Hallr Snorrason (biog. vol. 2), Magnússdrápa Erlingssonar, 1 [Vol. 3, 228] — HSn Magndr 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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Heiðingja sleit hungri;
hárr gylðir naut sára;
granar rauð gramr á Fenri;
gekk ulfr í ben drekka.

Skj: Hallr Snorrason: 1. Af en drape om Magnus Erlingsson(?) (AI, 535; BI, 516); dróttkvætt; ed. KEG; group: B; mss: 164x, 2368x, 743x, 761bx, A, B, C, papp10x, R, Tx, U; texts: LaufE 105(310), LaufE 190(401), Skm 326
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