Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þorkell Gíslason (ÞGísl)

12th century; volume 1; ed. Emily Lethbridge;

Búadrápa (Búdr) - 12

Skj info: Þórkell Gíslason, Islandsk skjald, 12. årh. (AI, 553-5, BI, 536-8).

Skj poems:
Búadrápa

Þorkell (ÞGísl) is named as the poet of Búadrápa in ÓT (1958-2000, 180), but beyond that nothing is known about him and his name does not appear in Skáldatal.

Búadrápa — ÞGísl BúdrI

Emily Lethbridge and Diana Whaley 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa’ 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. 941.

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Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa (AI, 553-5, BI, 536-8)

in texts: ÓT

SkP info: I, 941

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1 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 943] — ÞGísl Búdr 1I

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Bôru á vali víka
(vel frák þeim líka
seggjum snarræði)
sverð ok herklæði.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 1 (AI, 553; BI, 536); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 68
 
2 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 2 [Vol. 1, 944] — ÞGísl Búdr 2I

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Knúði hvast harða
(hljópu marir barða)
hregg (á hefils vǫllum)
á humra fjǫllum;
blô þó hrǫnn hlýrum,
hraut af brimdýrum
(kili skaut œst alda)
uðr en sviðkalda.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 2 (AI, 553; BI, 536); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 71
 
3 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 3 [Vol. 1, 944] — ÞGísl Búdr 3I

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Bôru raukn rasta
rekka geðfasta
(þrǫng at rym randa)
til ræsis landa;
við nam víðr mǫrgum
(vôpn vǫru grimm tǫrgum,
nýtt gafsk nest hrǫfnum)
Nóregr skipstǫfnum.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 3 (AI, 554; BI, 536); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 72
 
4 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 4 [Vol. 1, 945] — ÞGísl Búdr 4I

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).

Herr bar hôtt merki
(á Hamðis serki
grimt kom él eggja),
at geksk lið seggja;
meiddu fjǫr flotna
(flest varð hlíf brotna,
glumðu gráir oddar)
grjót ok skotbroddar.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 4 (AI, 554; BI, 536-7); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 78
 
5 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 5 [Vol. 1, 946] — ÞGísl Búdr 5I

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).

Hrutu fyr borð bæði
(brustu herklæði)
hǫfuð ok hendr manna,
hræ nam vargr kanna.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 5 (AI, 554; BI, 537); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 79
 
6 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 6 [Vol. 1, 947] — ÞGísl Búdr 6I

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).

Neytti herr handa,
hríð vas snǫrp branda,
fúst vas fár randa
til fjǫrnis landa;
fellu fleinbǫrvar,
flugu af streng ǫrvar,
sungu hôtt hjǫrvar
við hlífar gǫrvar.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 6 (AI, 554; BI, 537); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 82
 
7 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 7 [Vol. 1, 948] — ÞGísl Búdr 7I

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Gullu hræs haukar,
hvassir benlaukar
skýfðu liðs leggi,
lamði grjót seggi;
gnustu gráir malmar
(gengu í sundr hjalmar,
hauks vasat friðr fjǫllum)
í fjǫrnis stǫllum.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 7 (AI, 554; BI, 537); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 85
 
8 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 8 [Vol. 1, 949] — ÞGísl Búdr 8I

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).

Búa frák greitt ganga
(gladdi svan hanga,
vǫkð vas gǫll geira)
gǫgnum lið þeira.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 8 (AI, 554; BI, 537); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 87
 
9 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 9 [Vol. 1, 949] — ÞGísl Búdr 9I

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).

Hagl vá hvert eyri,
hraut á lǫg dreyri
(blóð þó bens ôrum)
ór bragna sôrum;
þar fell valr víða,
vé sá gyld ríða,
barðisk sveit snarla
á snekkjum jarla.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 9 (AI, 555; BI, 537-8); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 89
 
10 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 10 [Vol. 1, 950] — ÞGísl Búdr 10I

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).

Ǫrum réð sér snǫrpum
(slíkt vas raun gǫrpum)
flagð et forljóta
af fingrum skjóta;
gerðisk grimt fíkjum
at gumnum ríkjum
(gnýr vas hôr hlífa)
hregg ok loptdrífa.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 10 (AI, 555; BI, 538); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 90
 
11 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 11 [Vol. 1, 951] — ÞGísl Búdr 11I

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).

Sté fyr húf hesti
hrófs enn þrekmesti
gœðir gunnskára;
gladdisk nagr sára;
niðr kom bens bára,
Búi nam sér hvára
(ferð hykk friðar mistu)
frœkn í hǫnd kistu.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 11 (AI, 555; BI, 538); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 93
 
12 Vol. 1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 12 [Vol. 1, 952] — ÞGísl Búdr 12I

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).

Feldi Vagn virða
(valði of nái stirða
hrafn enn hvassleiti),
- hrunði á borð sveiti -;
þess réð þó dála
(þrymr vas hôr stála)
eyðis undglóða
Eiríkr skip hrjóða.

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 12 (AI, 555; BI, 538); runhent; ed. EL; group: A1; mss: 53, 54, 61, Bb; texts: ÓT 95
 
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