Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson (Eyv)

10th century; volume 1; ed. Russell Poole;

1. Hákonarmál (Hák) - 21

Skj info: Eyvindr Finnsson skáldaspillir, Norsk skjald, 10. årh. (d. omkr. 990). (AI, 64-74, BI, 57-65).

Skj poems:
1. Hákonarmál
2. Háleygjatal
3. Lausavísur

Hákonarmál (‘Words about Hákon’) — Eyv HákI

R. D. Fulk 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Hákonarmál’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 171.

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Skj: Eyvindr Finnsson skáldaspillir: 1. Hákonarmál, 961 (AI, 64-8, BI, 57-60)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 188. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

14 — Eyv Hák 14I

Cite as: R. D. Fulk (ed.) 2012, ‘Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Hákonarmál 14’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 188.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hermóðr ok Bragi,
kvað Hroptatýr,
gangið í gǫgn grami,
þvít konungr ferr,
sás kappi þykkir,
til hallar hinig.  (ljóðaháttr)

texts: HákGóð 35, Skm 11, Hkr 104, SnE 13

editions: Skj Eyvindr Finnsson skáldaspillir: 1. Hákonarmál 14 (AI, 66-7; BI, 59);

Skald I, 36; Hkr 1893-1901, I, 221, IV, 60, ÍF 26, 195, Hkr 1991, I, 128 (HákGóð ch. 31/32), F 1871, 84; SnE 1848-87, I, 236-7, II, 303, 519, SnE 1931, 89, SnE 1998, I, 8; Möbius 1860, 234, Jón Helgason 1968, 27, Krause 1990,102-110.

sources

AM 35 folx (Kx) 106r, 29 - 106v, 4 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 18va, 32 - 18va, 33 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 37 folx (J1x) 64r, 7 - 64r, 9 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 60v, 21 - 60v, 26 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
GKS 2367 4° (R) 21r, 4 - 21r, 5 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 21v, 4 - 21v, 5 (SnE)  transcr.  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 45, 17 - 45, 18 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 26r, 27 - 26r, 28 [1-3] (SnE)  transcr.  image  
AM 757 a 4° (B) 4r, 11 - 4r, 13 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 99v, 19 - 100v, 5 (Hák)  transcr.  image  
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