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. 226-7. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

17 — Arn Magndr 17II

Cite as: Diana Whaley (ed.) 2009, ‘Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Magnússdrápa 17’ 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. 226-7.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Svik réð eigi eklu
allvaldr Dǫnum gjalda;
lét fullhugaðr falla
Falstrbyggva lið tyggi;
hlóð, en hála téðu
hirðmenn ara grenni,
auðar þorn fyr ǫrnu
ungr valkǫstu þunga.

texts: Flat 1012 [1-4], Fsk 179 [1-4], H-Hr 71, LaufE 114 (374) [5-8], MGóð 71 (III 71), MH 43, Skm 220 [5-8], Hkr 450 (III 71), SnE 222 [5-8]

editions: Skj Arnórr Þórðarson jarlaskáld: 3. Magnúsdrápa 17 (AI, 342-3; BI, 315); Skald I, 160; Hkr 1893-1901, III, 68, ÍF 28, 62, Hkr 1991, 597 (Mgóð ch. 34), F 1871, 190, E 1916, 31; Fsk 1902-3, 215 (ch. 42), ÍF 29, 225 (ch. 50); Fms 6, 89 (Mgóð ch. 41), Fms 12, 139; Flat 1860-8, III, 285, Andersson and Gade 2000, 126, 471 (MH); SnE 1848-87, I, 416-17, II, 326, 437, 586, SnE 1931, 148, SnE 1998, I, 66; LaufE 1979, 374; Whaley 1998, 214-15.

sources

AM 63 folx (Kx) 518v, 14 - 518v, 21 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 39 fol (39) 18ra, 16 - 18ra, 16 (Hkr)  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 41va, 7 - 41va, 10 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 9r, 34 - 9v, 1 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 255v, 19 - 255v, 26 (Hkr)  image  
OsloUB 371 folx (FskBx) 59r, 15 - 59r, 18 (Fsk)  image  
AM 51 folx (51x) 53v, 27 - 53v, 30 (Fsk)  image  
AM 303 4°x (FskAx) 224, 8 - 224, 11 [1-4] (Fsk)  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 12v, 22 - 12v, 22 (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 11rb, 8 - 11rb, 8 (H-Hr)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 191vb, 58 - 191vb, 59 (Flat)  image  image  
GKS 2367 4° (R) 33v, 14 - 33v, 15 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 35r, 8 - 35r, 8 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 77, 3 - 77, 4 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 32v, 1 - 32v, 2 (SnE)  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 10v, 31 - 10v, 32 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 5r, 8 - 5r, 10 (SnE)  image  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 115 - 115 (LaufE)  image  
AM 301 4°x (301x) 83r, 1 - 83r, 3 (Fsk)  
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