Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Eilífr Goðrúnarson (Eil)

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

1. Þórsdrápa (Þdr) - 23

Skj info: Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Islandsk skjald, omkr. 1000. (AI, 148-52, BI, 139-44).

Skj poems:
1. Et digt om Hakon jarl
2. Þórsdrápa
3. Af et kristeligt digt

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.

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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. 121. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

21 — Eil Þdr 21III

Cite as: Edith Marold (ed.) 2017, ‘Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa 21’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 121.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Herblótinn vá hneitir
hógbrotningi skógar
undirfjalfrs af afli
alfheims "bliku" kalfa;
né liðfǫstum Lista
látr val-Rygir môttu
aldrminkanda aldar
Ellu steins of bella.

texts: Skm 92, SnE 94

editions: Skj Eilífr Goðrúnarson: 2. Þórsdrápa 20 (AI, 151; BI, 144); Skald I, 79, NN §§469, 2218C, 2254; SnE 1848-87, I, 302-3, III, 39, SnE 1931, 110, SnE 1998, I, 30.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 25r, 23 - 25r, 25 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 26r, 3 - 26r, 3 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 54, 3 - 54, 4 (SnE)  image  image  image  
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