Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Egill Skallagrímsson (Egill)

10th century; volume 5; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Skjaldardrápa (Skjalddr) - 1

Skj info: Egill Skallagrímsson, Islandsk skjald; o. 900-983. (AI, 34-60, BI, 30-53).

Skj poems:
[8]. Ubestemmeligt brudstykke
1. Aðalsteinsdrápa
2. Hǫfuðlausn
3. Sonatorrek
4. Arinbjarnarkviða
5. Skjaldardrápa
6. Berudrápa
7. Lausavísur

Skjaldardrápa — Egill SkjalddrV (Eg)

Not published: do not cite (Egill SkjalddrV (Eg))


Skj: Egill Skallagrímsson: 5. Skjaldardrápa, o. 970 (AI, 48, BI, 42); stanzas (if different): [v]

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

1 — Egill Skjalddr 1V (Eg 126)

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Egill Skjalddr 1V (Eg 126))

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Mál es lofs at lýsa
ljósgarð, es þák, barða,
mér kom heim at hendi
hoddsendis boð, enda;
skalat of grundar Gylfa
glaums misfengnir taumar,
hlýðið ér til orða,
erðgróins mér verða.

texts: Eg 126, Eg 126

editions: Skj Egill Skallagrímsson: 5. Skjaldardrápa (AI, 48; BI, 42); Skald I, 27, NN §§1042, 2417, 2708; Eg 1886-8, 292, ÍF 2, 272-3 (Eg ch. 78), Eg 2001, 153, Eg 2003, 165-6.


AM 132 fol (M) 95vb, 23 - 95vb, 26 (Eg)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 461 4°x (461x) 555, 13 - 556, 2  
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