Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ármóðr (Árm)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Judith Jesch;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 4

Skj info: Ármóðr, Islandsk skjald, 12. årh. (AI, 530-1, BI, 511-12).

Skj poems:
Lausavísur

Ármóðr (Árm) is only known from Orkn. He is said to have been one of two Icelanders (the other is Oddi inn litli (Oddi)) who came to the court of Jarl Rǫgnvaldr Kali Kolsson (Rv) in Orkney one autumn; he is described as a skáld (ÍF 34, 200-1) on his arrival, and as one of the skáld jarls ‘skalds of the jarl’ who accompany Rǫgnvaldr on his journey to the Holy Land (ÍF 34, 204). Although the main saga ms. (Flat) says that Ármóðr was hjaltlenzkr ‘from Shetland’, all eds have preferred the reading of the two other mss, which say that he was an Icelander (Orkn 1913-16, 221 and n. 1).

Lausavísur — Árm LvII

Judith Jesch 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Ármóðr, Lausavísur’ 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. 620-3.

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Skj: Ármóðr: Lausavísur (AI, 530-1, BI, 511-12)

SkP info: II, 623

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4 — Árm Lv 4II

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Note: The following transcriptions have been entered to aid the editing process. These may not have been fully reviewed and checked and may therefore not be reliable. You may wish to consult the manuscript images. Any corrections can be notified to the database editor.

 Flat Eigu ver þar er vꜳgi verpr inn vm þraum stinnan þan ho᷎fum ver at vinna vardhalld | a skebarda medan i nott hia nytri nꜳmduks haurund miukri lo᷎kr sefr lind | hin veyki liit ek vm auxl til kritar.  edit 
 R702x Eigu ver þar er vagi verpur inn vm þraun sunnan stinnan | þat ho᷎fum ver at vinna, vardhalld a skebarda | medan i nott hia nytri, naduks ho᷎rund miukri | lo᷎kur sefur lind hinn veyki, lit ek vm oxl til kritar  edit 

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