Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (Hfr)

10th century; volume 1; ed. Diana Whaley;

1. Óláfsdrápa (Óldr) - 14

Skj info: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld, Islandsk skjald, død ved 1007. (AI, 155-73, BI, 147-63).

Skj poems:
1. Hákonardrápa
2. Óláfsdrápa
3. Óláfsdrápa, erfidrápa
4. Eiríksdrápa
5. Lausavísur

Óláfsdrápa (‘Drápa about Óláfr’) — Hfr ÓldrI

Diana Whaley 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Óláfsdrápa’ 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. 387.

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for reference only:  1x   1y   2x   2y   4x   4y   8z   9z 

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 2. Óláfsdrápa, 996 (AI, 156-9, BI, 148-50); stanzas (if different): 1 | 2 | 2, 7 | 3 | 3, 4/1-4 | 4/1-4 | 4/5-8, 5 | 4/5-8 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8/1-4, 9/5-8 | 8/5-8, 9/1-4

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 394. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

3 — Hfr Óldr 3I

Cite as: Diana Whaley (ed.) 2012, ‘Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Óláfsdrápa 3’ 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. 394.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Tíðhǫggvit lét tyggi,
Tryggva sonr, fyr styggvan
Leiknar hest á lesti
ljótvaxinn hræ Saxa;
vinhróðigr gaf víða
vísi margra Frísa
blǫkku brúnt at drekka
blóð kveldriðu stóði.

texts: Flat 215, Fsk 104, ÓT 58, ÓT 58, ÓTC 25 (I 129), ÓTOdd 23 (19), Hkr 156 (I 129)

editions: Skj Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 2. Óláfsdrápa 6 (AI, 157-8; BI, 149); Skald I, 81; Hkr 1893-1901, I, 306, IV, 84-5, ÍF 26, 263-4, Hkr 1991, 176-7 (ÓTHkr ch. 29), F 1871, 114; ÓT 1958-2000, I, 148 (ch. 73), Flat 1860-8, I, 115; Fsk 1902-3, 109-10 (ch. 21), Fsk 1984, 142-3 (ch. 23); ÓTOdd 1932, 248.

sources

AM 35 folx (Kx) 149v, 30 - 150r, 7 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 39 fol (39) 6ra, 17 - 6ra, 21 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 25ra, 7 - 25ra, 10 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 37 folx (J1x) 88v, 17 - 88v, 21 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 15vb, 5 - 15vb, 8 (ÓT)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 53 fol (53) 14ra, 16 - 14ra, 19 (ÓT)  transcr.  image  
AM 54 fol (54) 10vb, 3 - 10vb, 7 (ÓT)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 21ra, 10 - 21ra, 13 (ÓT)  image  
AM 62 fol (62) 8rb, 19 - 8rb, 22 (ÓT)  transcr.  image  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 15rb, 57 - 15rb, 59 (ÓT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
OsloUB 371 folx (FskBx) 33r, 9 - 33r, 16 (Fsk)  transcr.  image  
AM 303 4°x (FskAx) 120, 10 - 120, 17 (Fsk)  transcr.  image  
AM 310 4° (310) 98, 9 - 98, 11 (ÓTOdd)  transcr.  image  
AM 301 4°x (301x) 44r, 21 - 44r, 24 (Fsk)  
AM 51 folx (51x) 29v, 15 - 29v, 22 (Fsk)  image  
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