Illugi bryndœlaskáld (Ill)
11th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;
Poem about Haraldr harðráði (Har) - 4
III. Lausavísa (Lv) - 1
Nothing is known about Illugi (Ill), but his nickname bryndœlaskáld ‘Poet of the People of Brynjudalur’ indicates that he either came from Brynjudalur in southern Iceland or composed about people from that region (see SnE 1848-87, III, 595-9; LH 1894-1901, I, 634). Skáldatal (SnE 1848-87, III, 254, 262, 275) lists him among Haraldr Sigurðarson’s poets.
Poem about Haraldr harðráði —
Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Illugi bryndœlaskáld, Poem about Haraldr harðráði’ 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. 282-5.
Skj: Illugi Bryndœlaskáld: 1. Et digt om Harald hårdråde (AI, 384, BI, 354)
SkP info: II, 284
3 — Ill Har 3II
The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).
Opt gekk á frið Frakka
[fljótreitt at bý snótar
vasa dǫglingi duglum]
dróttinn minn fyr óttu.
texts: ‹Flat 1017›,
editions: Skj Illugi Bryndœlaskáld: 1. Et digt om Harald hårdråde 3 (AI, 384; BI, 354); Skald I, 178; Fms 6, 133 (HSig ch. 3), Flat 1860-8, III, 290, Mork 1928-32, 59, Andersson and Gade 2000, 132, 471-2 (MH).