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Þórarinn Skeggjason (ÞSkegg)

11th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Haraldsdrápa (Hardr) - 1

Skáldatal (SnE 1848-87, III, 254, 275) lists Þórarinn Skeggjason (ÞSkegg) among the poets of Haraldr harðráði, but he is otherwise entirely unknown. His patronymic suggests that he may have been a brother of the Icel. poet and lawspeaker Markús Skeggjason (Mark; d. 1107), who, according to Ari fróði ‘the Learned’ Þorgilsson, had a brother named Þórarinn (see ÍF 1, 22; SnE 1848-87, III, 604-5; LH 1894-1901, I, 637). The helmingr below is the only poetry attributed to Þórarinn.

Haraldsdrápa — ÞSkegg HardrII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Þórarinn Skeggjason, Haraldsdrápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 294-5.

stanzas:  1 

Skj: Þórarinn Skeggjason: En drape om Harald hårdråde, o. 1050-60 (AI, 400, BI, 368); stanzas (if different): [v]

in texts: Fsk, H-Hr, Hkr, HSig, Mork

SkP info: II, 294-5

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aðal- ((prefix)) ‘[major]...’aðal 1/4

blindr (adj.) [°compar. -ari] ‘blind...’ — 1/4

2enn (adv.) ‘still, yet, again...’ — 1/1

2ganga (verb) [geng, gekk, gengu, genginn] ‘walk, go...’gekk 1/3

glóð (noun f.) ‘ember...’glóðum 1/1

grikkr (noun m.) ‘Greek...’Grikk 1/2

2gǫrr (adv.) ‘even...’gørr 1/1

hǫnd (noun f.) [°handar, dat. hendi; hendr (hendir StatPáll³ 752¹²)] ‘hand...’handa 1/2

jǫfurr (noun m.) ‘ruler, prince...’ — 1/2

land (noun n.) [°-s; *-] ‘land...’lands 1/2

mein (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘harm, injury...’meini 1/4

1 (verb) ‘reach, get, manage...’Náði 1/1

steinn (noun m.) [°steins; steinar] ‘stone, colour...’stein 1/4

1stóll (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -i/-; -ar] ‘seat, throne...’stól 1/3

strangr (adj.) ‘strong...’strǫngu 1/3

þengill (noun m.) ‘prince, ruler...’ — 1/3

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