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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 30 November 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, 104

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

13 — Eil Þdr 13III

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance

 

lemmatised words

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3á (prep.) ‘on, at...’ — 13/3

Danr (noun m.) [°dat. -; -ir] ‘Dane...’Danir 13/6

dolg (noun n.) ‘battle, enemy...’ — 13/2

dolgsvíþjóð (noun f.)dolg-Svíþjóðar 13/2

2drífa (verb) [°drífr; dreif, drifu; drifinn] ‘drive, rush...’Dreif 13/1

1drótt (noun f.) ‘troop...’ — 13/4, dróttar 13/1

2fasta (adv.) ‘complete, firm, firmly...’ — 13/5

ferð (noun f.) [°-ar; -ir/-arMork 196¹²)] ‘host, journey...’ — 13/3

fles (noun f.) [°; -jar] ‘[skerry, skerries]...’ — 13/4

flesdrótt (noun f.) — 13/4

2flóð (noun n.) ‘flood...’ — 13/6

flóðrif (noun n.)flóðrifs 13/6

flótti (noun m.) ‘flight, fleeing...’flótta 13/3

funi (noun m.) ‘fire...’fun 13/5

funristir (noun m.)funhristis 13/5

fyr (prep.) ‘for, over, because of, etc....’fyr 13/1

fyrir (prep.) ‘for, before, because of...’ — 13/8

hristir (noun m.) ‘shaker...’hristis 13/5

í (prep.) ‘in, into...’ — 13/4

Jólnir (noun m.) ‘Jólnir...’Jólnis 13/7

knega (verb) ‘to know, understand, be able to...’knôttu 13/7

kneyfir (noun m.)kneyfi 13/1

kolga (noun f.) ‘breaker, wave...’kolgu 13/2

1lúta (verb) ‘(strong)...’ — 13/8

nes (noun n.) [°-s; -, gen. -ja] ‘headland...’nesja 13/4

1rif (noun n.) [°-s; -, gen. -ja] ‘rib, reason...’rifs 13/6

standa (verb) ‘stand...’stóðu 13/6

Svíþjóð (noun f.) ‘[Sweden]...’Svíþjóðar 13/2

sœkja (verb) ‘seek, attack...’sótti 13/3

út (adv.) ‘out(side)...’ — 13/8

útvé (noun n.)útvés 13/8

1 (noun f.) [°vár] ‘woe, harm...’ 13/4

1 (noun n.) ‘house, sanctuary...’vés 13/8

þás (conj.) ‘when...’ — 13/5

1ætt (noun f.) [°-ar; -ir] ‘family...’ættir 13/7

 

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