Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson (Arn)

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

4. Þorfinnsdrápa (Þorfdr) - 25

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

Þorfinnsdrápa (‘Drápa about Þorfinnr’) — Arn ÞorfdrII

Diana Whaley 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa’ 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. 229-60.

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Skj: Arnórr Þórðarson jarlaskáld: 5. Þórfinnsdrápa (AI, 343-8, BI, 316-21); stanzas (if different): 1 | 3 | 4 | 12 | 13 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 257-8. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

23 — Arn Þorfdr 23II

Cite as: Diana Whaley (ed.) 2009, ‘Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa 23’ 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. 257-8.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hringstríði varð hlýða
herr frá Þursaskerjum,
rétt segik þjóð hverr þótti
Þórfinnr, til Dyflinnar.

texts: Flat 510, Flat 670, Orkn 27, ÓH 88 (86), ÓHHkr 83 (II 83), Hkr 284 (II 83)

editions: Skj Arnórr Þórðarson jarlaskáld: 5. Þórfinnsdrápa 23 (AI, 348; BI, 321); Skald I, 162; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 214, ÍF 27, 174, Hkr 1991, 374 (ÓH ch. 103); Flat 1860-8, II, 182, ÓH 1941, I, 255 (ch. 89); Flat 1860-8, II, 421, Orkn 1913-16, 86, ÍF 34, 81 (ch. 32); Whaley 1998, 362-4.

sources

AM 36 folx (Kx) 330v, 12 - 330v, 15 (Hkr)  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 32r, 7 - 32r, 8 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 33va, 31 - 33va, 33 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VI 4° (325VI) 19vb, 14 - 19vb, 16 (ÓH)  image  
AM 75 a fol (75a) 24vb, 6 - 24vb, 6 (ÓH)  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 118, 4 - 118, 5 (ÓH)  transcr.  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 79r - 79v (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 24ra, 17 - 24ra, 20 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 17r, 9 - 17r, 10 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat*) 102va, 1 - 102va, 3 (ÓH)  image  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 160vb, 13 - 160vb, 15 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 119r - 119r (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat*) 133ra, 34 - 133ra, 35 (Orkn)  image  image  image  
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