Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Halldórr ókristni (Hókr)

11th century; volume 1; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Eiríksflokkr (Eirfl) - 8

Skj info: Haldórr ókristni, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 202-204, BI, 193-195).

Skj poems:

Eiríksflokkr (‘Flokkr about Eiríkr’) — Hókr EirflI

Kari Ellen Gade 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr’ 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. 469.

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Skj: Haldórr ókristni: Eiríksflokkr, o. 1010 (AI, 202-4, BI, 193-5)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 482. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

7 — Hókr Eirfl 7I

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Drógusk vítt at vígi
Vinða skeiðr ok ginðu
Þriðja hauðrs á þjóðir
þunn gǫlkn íarnmunnum;
gnýr varð á sæ sverða,
(sleit ǫrn gera beitu)
dýrr vá drengja stjóri,
drótt kom mǫrg á flótta.

texts: Flat 356, ÓT 190, ÓTC 63 (I 165), Hkr 194 (I 165)

editions: Skj Haldórr ókristni: Eiríksflokkr 7 (AI, 204; BI, 194); Skald I, 102; Hkr 1893-1901, I, 454, IV, 101, ÍF 26, 367 (ÓTHkr ch. 112), F 1871, 166; ÓT 1958-2000, II, 289 (ch. 256), Flat 1860-8, I, 494.


AM 35 folx (Kx) 216r, 7 - 216r, 14 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 36vb, 8 - 36vb, 11 (Hkr)  image  image  image  image  
AM 37 folx (J1x) 134r, 18 - 134r, 22 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 116v, 27 - 117r, 2 (Hkr)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 69rb, 19 - 69rb, 21 (ÓT)  image  image  
AM 53 fol (53) 65vb, 5 - 65vb, 8 (ÓT)  image  
AM 54 fol (54) 67ra, 8 - 67ra, 12 (ÓT)  image  
AM 325 VIII 2 g 4° (325VIII 2 g) 1ra, 8 - 1ra, 12 (ÓT)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 102va, 21 - 102va, 25 (ÓT)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 65vb, 51 - 65vb, 53 (ÓT)  image  image  image  
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