Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Kolbeinn Tumason (Kolb)

13th century; volume 4; ed. Guðrún Nordal;

VII. Jónsvísur (Jónv) - 5

Skj info: Kolbeinn Tumason, Islandsk höfding og skjald, d. 1208. (AII, 37-40, BII, 45-9).

Skj poems:
1. Jónsvísur
2. Lausavísur

Jónsvísur (‘Vísur about John the Apostle’) — Kolb JónvVII

Beatrice La Farge 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Kolbeinn Tumason, Jónsvísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 223-7.

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Skj: Kolbeinn Tumason: 1. Jónsvísur (AII, 37, BII, 45-6)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VII, pp. 226-7. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

5 — Kolb Jónv 5VII

Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2007, ‘Kolbeinn Tumason, Jónsvísur 5’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 226-7.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Frami gengr hátt, sás himna
her-teitir þér veitir,
snardeilandi sólar
sunds, á margar lundir;
hár's á hvern veg meiri
hyrbjóðr, an kyn þjóðar,
Alda garðs, með orðum
yðra dýrð geti skýrða.

texts: Jón4 12

editions: Skj Kolbeinn Tumason: 1. Jónsvísur 5 (AII, 37; BII, 46); Skald II, 29, NN §2165; Jón4 1874, 512, Bugge 1874, 936, GBpB, 570n.

sources

AM 649 a 4° (649a) 47v, 15 - 47v, 19 (Jón4)  transcr.  image  
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