Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Haraldr hárfagri Hálfdanarson (Hhárf)

9th century; volume 1; ed. Russell Poole;

2. Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

Skj info: Haraldr hárfagri, Norsk konge, d. 933. (AI, 5-6, BI, 5-6).

Skj poems:
1. Snæfríðardrápa
2. Lausavísa

Lausavísa — Hhárf LvI

R. D. Fulk 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Haraldr hárfagri Hálfdanarson, Lausavísa’ 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. 71.

 1 

Skj: Haraldr hárfagri: 2. Lausavísa (AI, 6, BI, 6); stanzas (if different): [v]

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 71. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — Hhárf Lv 1I

Cite as: R. D. Fulk (ed.) 2012, ‘Haraldr hárfagri Hálfdanarson, Lausavísa 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. 71.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Mjǫk eru mínir rekkar
til mjǫðgjarnir fornir
ok hér komnir hárir -
hví eruð æfar margir?

texts: HHárf 18 (I 50), Hkr 60 (I 50)

editions: Skj Haraldr hárfagri: 2. Lausavísa (AI, 6; BI, 6);

Skald I, 3, NN §1807; Hkr 1777-1826, I, 103, VI, 19, Hkr 1868, 68, Hkr 1893-1901, I, 136, IV, 39, ÍF 26, 127-8, Hkr 1991, 78-9 (HHárf), F 1871, 53.

sources

AM 45 fol (F) 11vb, 19 - 11vb, 21 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 35 folx (Kx) 67v, 22 - 67v, 26 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 37 folx (J1x) 38v, 13 - 38v, 15 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 38v, 17 - 38v, 20 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 187r - 187r (Lv)  transcr.  image  
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