Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallvarðr háreksblesi (Hallv)

11th century; volume 3; ed. Matthew Townend;

Knútsdrápa (Knútdr) - 8

Skj info: Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 317-18, BI, 293-4).

Skj poems:
Knútsdrápa

Knútsdrápa (‘Drápa about Knútr’) — Hallv KnútdrIII

Matthew Townend 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 230.

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Skj: Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa (AI, 317-18, BI, 293-4); stanzas (if different): 4 | 5

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 235. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

4 — Hallv Knútdr 4III

Cite as: Matthew Townend (ed.) 2017, ‘Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa 4’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 235.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Rauðljósa sér ræsir
(rít brestr sundr en hvíta)
baugjǫrð brodda ferðar
(bjúgrend) í tvau fljúga.

texts: Skm 241, SnE 243

editions: Skj Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 5 (AI, 317; BI, 294); Skald I, 149; SnE 1848-87, I, 428-9, II, 329-30, 440, 590, III, 81, SnE 1931, 152, SnE 1998, I, 70; Frank 1994b, 121, Jesch 2000, 247.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 34r, 22 - 34r, 24 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 35v, 16 - 35v, 16 (SnE)  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 78, 8 - 78, 9 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 33r, 26 - 33r, 27 (SnE)  image  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 11v, 5 - 11v, 6 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 5v, 25 - 5v, 26 (SnE)  image  image  
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