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Eilífr Goðrúnarson (Eil)

10th century; volume 3; ed. Edith Marold;

1. Þórsdrápa (Þdr) - 23

Hardly anything is known about the life of Eilífr Goðrúnarson (Eil). According to Skáldatal (SnE 1848-87, III, 256, 266, 280), he was active as a skald at the court of Hákon jarl Sigurðarson in Norway around the end of the tenth century. Some scholars have argued that a word-play in a stanza preserved in Skm (SnE) conceals the name of Hákon jarl, thus confirming the information of Skáldatal, but the present edition, following Lie (1976, 399) is sceptical of that hypothesis (see Þdr 23, Note to [All]). Eilífr’s only surviving works are the long poem Þórsdrápa (Eil Þdr, 23 stanzas) and one fragment of a Christian poem (Eil Frag).

Þórsdrápa — Eil ÞdrIII

Edith Marold with the assistance of Vivian Busch, Jana Krüger, Ann-Dörte Kyas and Katharina Seidel, translated from German by John Foulks 2017, ‘ Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 68. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1170> (accessed 6 December 2021)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23 

Skj: Eilífr Goðrúnarson: 2. Þórsdrápa (AI, 148-52, BI, 139-44); stanzas (if different): 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21

SkP info: III, 101

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

12 — Eil Þdr 12III

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lemmatised words

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1-riði (noun m.) ‘-rider...’riðar 12/5

(unknown) (unclassified)†sifuna† 12/1

áðr (adv.) [°//] ‘before...’ — 12/5

barð (noun n.) ‘prow, stern (of a ship)...’barða 12/4

borð (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘side, plank, board; table...’borðs 12/3

Breti (noun m.) [°; -ar] ‘Briton...’Breta 12/7

dynr (noun m.) [°dat. -; -ir] ‘din...’dyn 12/4

1fjara (noun f.) ‘shore, foreshore...’fjǫru 12/6

1gera (verb) ‘do, make...’gerðu 12/2

gleypnir (noun m.) ‘swallower...’gleypnis 12/4

harðgleypnir (noun m.) ‘hard-swallower...’harðgleypnis 12/4

harðr (adj.) [°comp. -ari; superl. -astr] ‘hard, harsh...’harð 12/4

hati (noun m.) ‘hater...’hat*ar 12/2

2Heðinn (noun m.) ‘[Heðinn, champions]...’Heðins 12/8

2heyja (verb) ‘fight, wage (battle)...’hæði 12/5

hlíf (noun f.) [°-ar; -ar] ‘shield, defence...’hlífar 12/3

hrjóðandi (noun m.) ‘destroyer...’hrjóðendr 12/6

hylr (noun m.) [°-jar, dat. -; -ir] ‘pool...’hyl 12/5

hylriði (noun m.)hylriðar 12/5

Hǫrðar (noun m.) ‘the Hǫrðar...’Hǫrða 12/3

1leikr (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -/-i; -ar] ‘sport, play...’leik 12/8

lið (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘retinue, troop...’ — 12/2

liðhati (noun m.)liðhat*ar 12/2

3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’ — 12/1

1reik (noun f.) [°-ar; -r] ‘hair-parting...’reikar 12/8

síðan (adv.) ‘later, then...’ — 12/1

skál (noun f.) [°-ar, acc. -/-u; -ir/-ar] ‘scales, cup...’ — 12/8

skálleikr (noun m.)skálleik 12/8

skyldbreti (noun m.)skyld-Breta 12/7

2skyldr (adj.) ‘obliged...’skyld 12/7

skytja (noun f.) [°-u] ‘markswoman...’skytju 12/7

sverð (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘sword...’sverðs 12/2

2við (prep.) ‘with, against...’ — 12/3, 12/7

þjóð (noun f.) [°-ar, dat. -/-u; -ir] ‘people...’þjóðar 12/6

 

Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated