Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson (Arn)

11th century; volume 2; ed. Diana Whaley;

2. Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa (Hryn) - 20

Skj info: Arnórr Þórðarson jarlaskáld, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 332-54, BI, 305-27).

Skj poems:
1. Rǫgnvaldsdrápa
2. Hrynhenda, Magnúsdrápa
3. Magnúsdrápa
4. Et digt om Hermundr Illugason
5. Þórfinnsdrápa
6. Erfidrápa om kong Harald hårdråde
7. Vers af ubestemmelige digte, samt én lausavísa

Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa (‘Falling/flowing metre, Drápa about Magnús’) — Arn HrynII

Diana Whaley 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa’ 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. 181-206.

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Skj: Arnórr Þórðarson jarlaskáld: 2. Hrynhenda, Magnúsdrápa, 1046 (AI, 332-8, BI, 306-11); stanzas (if different): 1 | 2 | 3

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 190-1. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

6 — Arn Hryn 6II

Cite as: Diana Whaley (ed.) 2009, ‘Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa 6’ 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. 190-1.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Austan komt með allra hæstum,
Yggjar môs, í drœnzkar byggðir,
fiðrirjóðr, en fjandmenn yðra
falma kvôðu, œgishjalmi;
breiðask vissu, blágamms fœðir
benja kolgu, yðrir dolgar
(hræddir urðu fjǫrvi at forða
fjandmenn þínir) vesǫld sína.  (hrynhent)

texts: H-Hr 6 [1-4], LaufE 78 (290) [1-4], LaufE 95 (370) [1-4], MGóð 8 (III 8), ÓH 193 (189) [1-4], SnEW 5 [1-4], Hkr 387 (III 8), SnE 711 [1-4]

editions: Skj Arnórr Þórðarson jarlaskáld: 2. Hrynhenda, Magnúsdrápa 6 (AI, 334; BI, 307); Skald I, 156; Hkr 1893-1901, III, 8-9, ÍF 28, 8-9, Hkr 1991, 561 (Mgóð ch. 2), F 1871, 169, E 1916, 9; ÓH 1941, I, 615 (ch. 252); Fms 6, 24 (Mgóð ch. 11), Fms 12, 127; SnE 1848-87, II, 498; LaufE 1979, 290, 370; Whaley 1998, 155-6.

sources

AM 63 folx (Kx) 496r, 8 - 496r, 15 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 39 fol (39) 12va, 18 - 12va, 18 (Hkr)  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 37rb, 36 - 37rb, 40 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 3v, 2 - 3v, 5 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 240r, 6 - 240r, 13 (Hkr)  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 73r, 21 - 73r, 22 [1-4] (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 579va, 2 - 579va, 9 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 325 VI 4° (325VI) 41ra, 18 - 41ra, 24 (ÓH)  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 213r, 28 - 213r, 28 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 68va, 15 - 68va, 18 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 41r, 8 - 41r, 10 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 88ra, 10 - 88ra, 16 (ÓH)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 129va, 28 - 129va, 29 [1-4] (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 205ra - 205ra (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 160r, 40 - 160r, 40 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 3vb, 28 - 3vb, 28 (H-Hr)  image  -
AM 242 fol (W) 168, 22 - 168, 24 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Holm papp 10 4°x (papp10x) 47v - 47v (LaufE)  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 112 - 112 (LaufE)  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 86r - 86r (LaufE)  image  image  
AM 164 8°x (164x) 28v, 1 - 28v, 4 [1-4] (LaufE)  image  
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