Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson (Arn)

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

3. Magnússdrápa (Magndr) - 19

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

Magnússdrápa (‘Drápa about Magnús’) — Arn MagndrII

Diana Whaley 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 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. 206-29.

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Skj: Arnórr Þórðarson jarlaskáld: 3. Magnúsdrápa (AI, 338-43, BI, 311-15); stanzas (if different): 13 | 14

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 207-9. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

1 — Arn Magndr 1II

Cite as: Diana Whaley (ed.) 2009, ‘Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Magnússdrápa 1’ 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. 207-9.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Nú hykk rjóðanda reiðu
rógǫrs, þvít veitk gǫrva,
(þegi seimbrotar) segja
seggjum hneitis eggja;
vasat ellifu allra
ormsetrs hati vetra,
hraustr þás herskip glæsti
Hǫrða vinr ór Gǫrðum.

texts: Flat 970, Fsk 168, H-Hr 1, MGóð 1 (III 1), MH 1, ÓH 190 (186), Hkr 380 (III 1)

editions: Skj Arnórr Þórðarson jarlaskáld: 3. Magnúsdrápa 1 (AI, 338; BI, 311); Skald I, 158; Hkr 1893-1901, III, 3, ÍF 28, 3, Hkr 1991, 557 (Mgóð ch. 1), F 1871, 168, E 1916, 7; ÓH 1941, I, 614 (ch. 252); Fsk 1902-3, 192-3 (ch. 38), ÍF 29, 208-9 (ch. 45); Fms 6, 21-2 (Mgóð ch. 10), Fms 12, 126; Flat 1860-8, III, 262, Andersson and Gade 2000, 99, 466 (MH); Whaley 1998, 182-4.

sources

AM 63 folx (Kx) 494r, 7 - 494r, 14 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 39 fol (39) 12ra, 23 - 12ra, 23 (Hkr)  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 37ra, 24 - 37ra, 28 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 2v, 34 - 3r, 2 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 238v, 30 - 239r, 5 (Hkr)  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 73r, 13 - 73r, 15 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 578va, 20 - 578va, 27 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 325 VI 4° (325VI) 41ra, 3 - 41ra, 6 (ÓH)  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 213r, 2 - 213r, 2 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 68rb, 34 - 68va, 3 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 41r, 2 - 41r, 3 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 87vb, 25 - 87vb, 30 (ÓH)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 129va, 17 - 129va, 20 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 204vb, 32 - 205ra, 1 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 160r, 33 - 160r, 33 (ÓH)  image  
AM 303 4°x (FskAx) 202, 7 - 202, 14 (Fsk)  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 3va, 32 - 3va, 32 (H-Hr)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 189rb, 64 - 189rb, 66 (Flat)  image  image  
AM 301 4°x (301x) 74r, 12 - 74r, 16 (Fsk)  image  
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