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Eilífr Goðrúnarson (Eil)

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

1. Þórsdrápa (Þdr) - 23

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, ‘(Introduction to) 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.

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

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 117. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

19 — Eil Þdr 19III

Cite as: Edith Marold (ed.) 2017, ‘Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa 19’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 117.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Bifðisk hǫll þás hǫfði
heiðreks of kom breiðu
und fletbjarnar fornan
fótlegg þrasis veggjar;
ítr gulli laust Ullar
jótrs vegtaugar þrjóti
meina niðr í miðjan
mest bígyrðil nestu.

texts: LaufE 73 (280), LaufE 70 (357), Skm 90, SnE 92

editions: Skj Eilífr Goðrúnarson: 2. Þórsdrápa 18 (AI, 151; BI, 143); Skald I, 78, NN §§2008I, 2253, 2309B, 2409, 2987I, 3396L; SnE 1848-87, I, 302-3, III, 37-8, SnE 1931, 109, SnE 1998, I, 29; LaufE 1979, 280, 357.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 25r, 17 - 25r, 20 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 25v, 33 - 26r, 1 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 53, 30 - 53, 32 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Holm papp 10 4°x (papp10x) 44r, 17 - 44r, 18 [1-4] (LaufE)  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 99, 22 - 99, 25 (LaufE)  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 77v, 25 - 77v, 28 [1-4] (LaufE)  image  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated