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Runic Dictionary

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Leiðólfr skáld (Leiðólfr)

11th century; volume 3; ed. Tarrin Wills;

Fragment (Frag) - 1

Nothing is known of Leiðólfr (Leiðólfr) apart from the fragment attributed to him in TGT. Skj speculates that he was an eleventh-century Icelander, but this cannot be ascertained.

Fragment — Leiðólfr FragIII

Tarrin Wills 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Leiðólfr skáld, Fragment’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 289.

stanzas:  1 

Skj: Leiðolfr: Af et ubestemmeligt digt (AI, 415, BI, 384); stanzas (if different): [v]

in texts: Gramm, TGT

SkP info: III, 289

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This (probably incomplete) fragment of poetry attributed to Leiðólfr (Leiðólfr Frag) is found only in TGT (ms. A (main ms.) and W).

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