Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallar-Steinn (HSt)

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

2. Fragment (Frag) - 1

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(?)

Fragment — HSt FragI

Diana Whaley 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Hallar-Steinn, Fragment’ 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. 939.

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Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 940. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

1 — HSt Frag 1I

Cite as: Diana Whaley (ed.) 2012, ‘Hallar-Steinn, Fragment 1’ 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. 940.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Tolf vas elds at aldri
ýsetrs hati vetra,
hraustr þás herskip glæsti
Hǫrða vinr ór Gǫrðum;
hlóðu Hamðis klæðum
hjǫrva gnýs ok skýjum
hilmis menn sem hjǫlmum
hlýrvigg, en mól stýri.

texts: Fris 1

editions: Skj Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 2. Óláfsdrápa 1 (AI, 156; BI, 148); Skald I, 81; F 1871, 109; CPB II, 94.

sources

AM 45 fol (F) 23vb, 37 - 24ra, 3 (Fris)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  -
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 152r - 152r (Rst)  image  
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