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Hallvarðr háreksblesi (Hallv)

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

Knútsdrápa (Knútdr) - 8

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.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8 

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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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

8 — Hallv Knútdr 8III

Cite as: Matthew Townend (ed.) 2017, ‘Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa 8’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 239.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Knútr verr jǫrð sem ítran
alls dróttinn sal fjalla.

texts: Skm 116, SnE 118

editions: Skj Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 8 (AI, 318; BI, 294); Skald I, 150; SnE 1848-87, I, 320-1, II, 314, 527, III, 49, SnE 1931, 114, SnE 1998, I, 35; Frank 1994b, 121, Jesch 2000, 248.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 26r, 19 - 26r, 20 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 27r, 22 - 27r, 22 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 56, 24 - 56, 24 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 29r, 22 - 29r, 23 (SnE)  image  
AM 757 a 4° (B) 5r, 10 - 5r, 11 (SnE)  image  image  image  image  
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