Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Óláfr inn helgi Haraldsson (Ólhelg)

11th century; volume 1; ed. Russell Poole;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 9

Skj info: Óláfr Haraldsson enn helgi, Norsk konge 1015-30 (AI, 220-3, BI, 210-12).

Skj poems:
Lausavísur

Lausavísur — Ólhelg LvI

Russell Poole 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Óláfr inn helgi Haraldsson, Lausavísur’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 516.

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Skj: Óláfr Haraldsson enn helgi: Lausavísur (AI, 220-3, BI, 210-12); stanzas (if different): 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 9 | 10 | 11

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 524. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — Ólhelg Lv 6I

Cite as: Russell Poole (ed.) 2012, ‘Óláfr inn helgi Haraldsson, Lausavísur 6’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 524.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Lítt mun halr enn hvíti,
hrafn etr af ná getnum
(vér unnum gný Gunnar)
glaðr í nótt á Jaðri;
svá hefr ǫllungis illa,
ek gekk reiðr of skeiðar
(jǫrð veldr manna morði)
mitt rán getit hônum.

[umstilli hefr illa
(ættgóðr) ok rof sætta
(Erlingr beið til árla
andrán) getit hônum.]

texts: ÓH

editions: Skj Óláfr Haraldsson enn helgi: Lausavísur 9 (AI, 222; BI, 212); Skald I, 110-11; Fms 5, 16, Fms 12, 95, ÓH 1941, I, 487 (ch. 173), Flat 1860-8, II, 311.

sources

Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 56ra, 12 - 56ra, 17 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 116vb, 19 - 116vb, 23 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 75 c fol (75c) 39r, 9 - 39r, 11 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 69rb, 14 - 69rb, 18 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 32r, 13 - 32r, 15 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 189va, 6 - 189va, 10 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 119rb, 13 - 119rb, 16 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 147r, 5 - 147r, 6 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 XI 2 b 4° (325XI 2 b) 1ra, 19 - 1ra, 22 (ÓH)  image  
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