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Gamli kanóki (Gamlkan)

12th century; volume 7; ed. Katrina Attwood;

1. Harmsól (Has) - 65

Gamli kanóki ‘canon Gamli’ (where the name Gamli, ‘the old one’ may itself be a nickname) is best known as the author of the poem Harmsól ‘Sun of Sorrow’, which is explicitly ascribed to him in a marginal note at the beginning of the poem on fol. 12r, l. 42 of the sole surviving ms., AM 757 a 4° (B): Harmsol er gamle orti kanokeHarmsól, which canon Gamli composed’. Gamli is also mentioned by name in Jóns saga postula (Jón4), where the author of the prose text prefaces the quotation of four sts from Gamli’s Jónsdrápa with the information: Annan mann til óðgirðar signaðum Johanni nefnum vér Gamla kanunk austr í Þykkvabœ, hann orti drápu dyrligum Johanni ‘As the second man to have composed a poem to blessed John we [I] name canon Gamli in the east at Þykkvabœr, he composed a drápa to S. John’ (Jón4 1874, 510). In a remark before the fourth st. Gamli is referred to as bróðir Gamli ‘Brother Gamli’ (Jón4 1874, 511). Þykkvabœr was an Augustinian monastery in south-eastern Iceland founded in 1168; Gamli was thus an Augustinian canon (or canon regular) of this community. His floruit can be inferred from the date of the foundation of Þykkvabœr as being in the mid- to late C12th.

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Harmsól (‘Sun of Sorrow’) — Gamlkan HasVII

Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Gamli kanóki, Harmsól’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 70-132.

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Skj: Gamli kanóki: 2. Harmsól, „er gamle orti kanoke“ (AI, 562-72, BI, 548-65)

SkP info: VII, 130-1

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64 — Gamlkan Has 64VII

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lemmatised words

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3bera (verb) [°berr; bar, báru; borinn] ‘bear, carry...’borinn 64/4

biðja (verb) [°biðr; bað, báðu; beðinn (beiþ- Martin¹ 573‡, bỏþ- HákEirsp 661‰, cf. ed. intr. xl)] ‘ask for, order, pray...’biði 64/5

bragr (noun m.) [°-ar] ‘poem, poetry...’brag 64/6

eir (noun f.) ‘mercy...’eirar 64/7

ek (pron.) [°mín, dat. mér, acc. mik] ‘I, me...’Mér 64/5

2er (conj.) ‘who, which, when...’es 64/5, s 64/1

fetilkjǫlr (noun m.)fetilkjóla 64/2

fetill (noun m.) [°dat. fatli/fetli; fetlar] ‘strap, sword-belt...’fetil 64/2

fyr (prep.) ‘for, over, because of, etc....’ — 64/3

harmsól (noun f.) ‘harmsól...’ — 64/2

heimr (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -i/-; -ar] ‘home, abode; world...’heim 64/6

heimspennir (noun m.)heimspenni 64/6

2heita (verb) ‘be called, promise...’heitir 64/1

1herðandi (noun m.) ‘strengthener...’herðendr 64/4

2heyra (verb) ‘hear...’heyrir 64/5

hríð (noun f.) [°-ar; -ir] ‘time, storm...’hríðar 64/3

hróðr (noun m.) ‘encomium, praise...’ — 64/1

hugprúðr (adj.) ‘proud...’hugprúða 64/3

hugr (noun m.) ‘mind, thought, courage...’hug 64/3

2hverr (pron.) ‘who, whom, each, every...’ — 64/5

kjóll (noun m.) ‘ship...’kjóla 64/2

láta (verb) ‘let, have sth done...’Létum 64/1

miskunn (noun f.) [°-ar; gen. -a] ‘forgiveness, mercy, grace...’miskunnar 64/8

3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’ — 64/7

óska (verb) ‘desire...’œski 64/7

prúðr (adj.) [°superl. -astr] ‘magnificent, proud...’prúða 64/3

rǫðull (noun m.) [°dat. rǫðli] ‘heavenly body...’rǫðla 64/8

1 (pron.) [°gen. þess, dat. þeim, acc. þann; f. sú, gen. þeirrar, acc. þá; n. þat, dat. því; pl. m. þeir, f. þǽ---] ‘that (one), those...’þann 64/1

1sjá (pron.) [°gen. þessa dat. þessum/þeima, acc. þenna; f. sjá/þessi; n. þetta, dat. þessu/þvísa; pl. þessir] ‘this...’þenna 64/6

spennir (noun m.) ‘clasper...’spenni 64/6

2unnr (noun f.) ‘wave...’unn 64/8

unnrǫðull (noun m.)unnrǫðla 64/8

1verða (verb) ‘become, be...’ — 64/4

Þrór (noun m.) ‘Þrór...’ — 64/7

œskiþrór (noun m.) — 64/7

 

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