Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Haraldr harðráði Sigurðarson (Hharð)

11th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

2. Lausavísur (Lv) - 15

Skj info: Haraldr Sigurðarson harðráði, Norsk konge, 1046-66. (AI, 356-61, BI, 328-32).

Skj poems:

Lausavísur — Hharð LvII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Haraldr harðráði Sigurðarson, Lausavísur’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 42-6.

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Skj: Haraldr Sigurðarson harðráði: Lausavísur (AI, 356-61, BI, 328-32); stanzas (if different): 2/1-4 | 2/5-8 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 53-4. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

12 — Hharð Lv 12II

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Kennir kyrtil þenna
- kú átt skjǫldungi gjalda;
ok alvaxinn oxa
átt skjǫldungi gjalda,
svín ok aligôs eina
átt skjǫldungi gjalda;
bǫrn ok alt þats árnar
átt skjǫldungi gjalda. -
   Margar 'ro manna vélar
mosa átt ok skjǫldungi gjalda.

texts: Flat 1060, H-Hr 185, MH 91, Mork 50

editions: Skj Haraldr Sigurðarson harðráði: Lausavísur 17 (AI, 360; BI, 331); Skald I, 167, NN §§2445B, 2989B; Mork 1867, 68, Mork 1928-32, 193, Andersson and Gade 2000, 219, 477 (MH); Flat 1860-8, III, 354 (MH); Fms 6, 346-7 (Hsig ch. 95).


GKS 1009 fol (Mork) 11r, 46 - 11r, 46 (Mork)  image  image  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 199va - 199va (Flat)  image  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 62r - 62r (H-Hr)  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 45va, 4 - 45va, 7 [1-8] (H-Hr)  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 539r, 21 - 539v, 6  image  
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