Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallar-Steinn (HSt)

12th century; volume 1; ed. Rolf Stavnem;

1. Rekstefja (Rst) - 35

Skj info: Hallar-Steinn, Islandsk skjald, 12. årh. (AI, 543-53, BI, 525-35).

Skj poems:
1. Rekstefja
2. a. Af et digt om en kvinde
2. b. Af et digt om Skáldhelgi(?)

Rekstefja (‘Split-refrain’) — HSt RstI

Rolf Stavnem 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Hallar-Steinn, Rekstefja’ 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. 893.

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Skj: Hallar-Steinn: 1. Rekstefja (AI, 543-52, BI, 525-34); stanzas (if different): 3 | 4 | 5

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 921. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — HSt Rst 21I

Cite as: Rolf Stavnem (ed.) 2012, ‘Hallar-Steinn, Rekstefja 21’ 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. 921.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Ítr, jarl einkar snarla
endr fimm skipum rendi
þrekmanns þriðja sinni,
þremja storms, at Ormi;
ben lét, bǫrðusk ýtar,
brynskíðs viðum svíða
Hyrningr heiptar gjǫrnum.
Hann vas ríkstr konungmanna.

texts: Flat 343, Flat 349, ÓT 175, ÓT 182

editions: Skj Hallar-Steinn: 1. Rekstefja 21 (AI, 548-9; BI, 530); Skald I, 258, NN §§1182, 2448A; ÓT 1958-2000, II, 272 (ch. 251), 278 (ch. 252), Flat 1860-8, I, 485, 488; SHI 3, 258-9, CPB II, 298, Wisén 1886-9, I, 48, Finnur Jónsson 1893b, 164, Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 256-9.

sources

Holm perg 1 fol (Bb*) 112ra, 27 - 112ra, 30  transcr.  image  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 68ra, 33 - 68ra, 34 [5-8] (ÓT)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 53 fol (53) 64va, 30 - 64va, 31 [1-4] (ÓT)  transcr.  image  
AM 54 fol (54) 64va, 36 - 64va, 38 [1-4] (ÓT)  transcr.  image  
AM 54 fol (54) 65rb, 34 - 65rb, 36 [5-8] (ÓT)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb*) 100rb, 14 - 100rb, 16 [1-4] (ÓT)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb*) 101ra, 11 - 101ra, 13 [5-8] (ÓT)  transcr.  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 64vb, 15 - 64vb, 16 [1-4] (ÓT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 65ra, 40 - 65ra, 41 [5-8] (ÓT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
unknown ms (xx) 65rb, 34 - 65ra, 36  
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