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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Eyjólfr dáðaskáld (Edáð)

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

Bandadrápa (Banddr) - 9

Skj info: Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Islandsk skjald (omkr. 1000). (AI, 200-202, BI, 190-192).

Skj poems:
Bandadrápa

Eyjólfr dáðaskáld (Edáð) is named among the skalds of Eiríkr jarl Hákonarson of Hlaðir (Lade) in the text of Skáldatal in ms. 761aˣ (SnE 1848-87, III, 256). The U text numbers him among the skalds of Sveinn jarl Hákonarson but not Eiríkr (ibid., 266); this, however, is without corroboration from other sources and probably due to a simple error of transposition (though see Ohlmarks 1958, 145). Eyjólfr’s nickname may derive from his poetry in praise of the dáðir ‘deeds’ of Eiríkr jarl (ÍF 26, 249 n. 1), whose career spanned the late tenth and early eleventh centuries. No traces of poetry by Eyjólfr concerning any other rulers survive and nothing is otherwise known about his life or lineage.

 

Bandadrápa (‘Drápa of the gods’) — Edáð BanddrI

Russell Poole 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa’ 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. 454.

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Skj: Eyjólfr dáðaskáld: Bandadrápa, omkr. 1010 (AI, 200-2, BI, 190-2)

SkP info: I, 463

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

5 — Edáð Banddr 5I

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance

 

lemmatised words

This information has not been reviewed and should not be referred to.

2-varðr (adj.) ‘[protected]...’vǫrðu 5/8

af (prep.) ‘from...’ — 5/1 var

3at (prep.) ‘at, to...’ — 5/1, 5/5

3á (prep.) ‘on, at...’ — 5/5 var, 5/7 var

blíðr (adj.) [°n. sg. nom. & acc. blítt/blíðt; compar. -ari, superl. -astr] ‘gentle, happy...’ — 5/4

eyrr (noun f.) ‘land-spit...’eyri 5/7

frá (prep.) ‘from...’fra 5/7 var

fyr (prep.) ‘for, over, because of, etc....’ — 5/7

goð (noun n.) ‘(pagan) god...’ — 5/8

goðvarðr (adj.) ‘god-defended...’goðvǫrðu 5/8

1gramr (noun m.) ‘ruler...’ — 5/3

gumi (noun m.) [°-a; gumar/gumnar] ‘man...’gumna 5/3

gunnblíðr (adj.) ‘battle-joyful...’ — 5/4

gunnr (noun f.) ‘battle...’Gunn 5/4

harðr (adj.) [°comp. -ari; superl. -astr] ‘hard, harsh...’hǫrðu 5/6

hjarl (noun n.) ‘land...’hjarli 5/8

1hǫfn (noun f.) [°hafnar; hafnir(/hafnar(Streng 234³²)] ‘haven, harbour...’ — 5/2 var

hǫfuð (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘head...’ — 5/2

jarl (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -i; -ar] ‘poet, earl...’ — 5/8

jǫrð (noun f.) [°jarðar, dat. -u; jarðir/jarðar(DN I (1367) 304Š)] ‘ground, earth...’jǫrðu 5/6 var

láta (verb) ‘let, have sth done...’lét 5/1

liggja (verb) ‘lie...’ — 5/2

1marr (noun m.) ‘sea...’ — 5/7 var

már (noun m.) ‘gull...’ — 5/7

1mót (noun n.) [°; -] ‘meeting...’móti 5/5

3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’ — 5/4

ráða (verb) ‘advise, rule, interpret, decide...’réð 5/4 var, ræðr 5/4

1 (pron.) [°gen. þess, dat. þeim, acc. þann; f. sú, gen. þeirrar, acc. þá; n. þat, dat. því; pl. m. þeir, f. þǽ---] ‘that (one), those...’ — 5/3 var

síðan (adv.) ‘later, then...’ — 5/4

slíta (verb) ‘to tear...’Sleit 5/5

stafn (noun m.) [°dat. -i/-; -ar] ‘prow...’ — 5/2

stafnvigg (noun n.)stafnviggs 5/2

stafnvíg (noun n.)stafnvígs 5/2 var

Staurr (noun m.) ‘Point of Stoer, Staurr ...’Stauri 5/1

stýrir (noun m.) ‘ruler, controller...’stýri 5/1 var

stœrir (noun m.) ‘increaser...’ — 5/1

svá (adv.) ‘so, thus...’ — 5/3

sverð (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘sword...’sverða 5/5

svǫrðr (noun m.) [°svarðar, dat. sverði; sverðir, acc. svǫrðu] ‘scalp...’svǫrð 5/6

1und (noun f.) [°; -ir] ‘wound...’unda 5/7

véla (verb) ‘betray, trick...’vélti 5/3

viggr (noun m.) ‘horse...’viggs 5/2

víg (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘battle...’vígs 5/2 var

víkingr (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -i; -ar] ‘viking...’víkinga 5/6, víkingar 5/6 var

unlemmatised variants — hofð (5); Sterir (5)

 

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