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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, 105

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

14 — Eil Þdr 14III

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lemmatised words

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3á (prep.) ‘on, at...’ — 14/7

3bera (verb) [°berr; bar, báru; borinn] ‘bear, carry...’bornir 14/2

bǫlkr (noun m.) [°dat. belki; acc. bǫlku/bǫlka] ‘section, room, wall...’balka* 14/4

fastr (adj.) [°compar. -ari, superl. -astr] ‘firm, fast...’fasta 14/5

fram (adv.) ‘out, forth, forwards, away...’framm 14/4

friðr (noun m.) ‘peace...’frið 14/6

friðsein (noun n.) — 14/6

2fœra (verb) ‘bring...’fœrðr 14/5

2ganga (verb) [geng, gekk, gengu, genginn] ‘walk, go...’gingu 14/4

1gnípa (noun f.) ‘peak...’gnípu 14/7

gránn (adj.) ‘grey...’grán 14/8

greypr (adj.) [°compar. -ari] ‘cruel...’greypan 14/7

hellir (noun m.) [°-s/hells, dat. -i; -ar, acc. -a/-ra] ‘cave...’hellis 14/3

hersir (noun m.) [°-is; -ar] ‘cheiftan...’hersa 14/1

hlymr (noun m.) ‘din...’ — 14/3

hlǫðr (noun m.) ‘feller, vanquisher ...’ — 14/7

1hreinn (noun m.) [°; hreinar] ‘reindeer...’hreina 14/6

hringbǫlkr (noun m.)hringbalka* 14/4

1hringr (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -; -ar] ‘ring; sword...’hring 14/4

hugr (noun m.) ‘mind, thought, courage...’hugum 14/2

1hǫttr (noun m.) ‘hood, hat...’hǫtt 14/8

í (prep.) ‘in, into...’ — 14/1, 14/5

Kumrar (noun m.) ‘[Cumbrians]...’Kumra 14/3

kván (noun f.) [°-ar] ‘wife...’kvánar 14/8

list (noun f.) [°-ar; -ir] ‘skill, art, virtue...’List* 14/5

rann (noun n.) ‘house, hall...’ranns 14/2

risi (noun m.) [°-a; -ar] ‘[giant]...’risa 14/8

2sein (noun n.) ‘hindrance...’ — 14/6

2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’vas 14/5, vas 14/6

1verða (verb) ‘become, be...’varð 14/3

þar (adv.) ‘there...’ — 14/6

þars (conj.) ‘where...’þars 14/1

2Þorn (noun m.) ‘Þorn...’ — 14/2

þornrann (noun n.)Þornranns 14/2

þróttarhersir (noun m.)þróttarhersa 14/1

þróttr (noun m.) ‘strength, might, valour...’þróttar 14/1

 

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