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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Kolli inn prúði (Kolli)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Ingadrápa (Ingdr) - 5

Skj info: Kolli enn prúði, Islandsk skjald, 12. årh. (AI, 503-4, BI, 476-7).

Skj poems:

According to Skáldatal (SnE 1848-87 III, 255, 263, 277), Kolli inn prúði ‘the Bold’ (Kolli) was one of the poets who commemorated Ingi Haraldsson (d. 1161; see ‘Royal Biographies’ in Introduction to this vol.). Otherwise he is entirely unknown, as is his nationality.

Ingadrápa (‘Drápa about Ingi’) — Kolli IngdrII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘ Kolli inn prúði, Ingadrápa’ 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. 528-32. <> (accessed 29 June 2022)

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Skj: Kolli enn prúði: Ingadrápa, o. 1140 (AI, 503-4, BI, 476-7)

SkP info: II, 528-9

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

1 — Kolli Ingdr 1II

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Kolli inn prúði, Ingadrápa 1’ 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. 528-9.

Unnuð austr fyr Mynni
oddhríð, ok brátt síðan,
hilmir, fekk und hjalmi
hrafns verðar lið sverðum.
Lǫgðuð ér, en eirar
ǫrr synjaðir brynju,
— ungr varðir þú, þengill,
þitt land — saman randir.

Unnuð {oddhríð} austr fyr Mynni, ok, hilmir, brátt síðan fekk lið und hjalmi {verðar hrafns} sverðum. Ér lǫgðuð saman randir, en ǫrr synjaðir brynju eirar; þengill, ungr varðir þú land þitt.

You fought {a point-storm} [BATTLE] east by Minne, and, ruler, soon thereafter the host beneath the helmet furnished {raven’s food} [CORPSES] with swords. You crashed shields together and, brave, you refused mercy to the byrnie; lord, as a youth you defended your land.

texts: H-Hr 333 [1-4], HSona 1 (III 211), Mork 211, Hkr 593 (III 211) [1-4]

editions: Skj Kolli enn prúði: Ingadrápa 1 (AI, 503; BI, 476); Skald I, 234, NN §§806, 969; Mork 1867, 208, Mork 1928-32, 416, Andersson and Gade 2000, 373, 491 (Sslemb); F 1871, 326 (Hsona); ÍF 28, 305 (Hsona ch. 2), E 1916, 184; Fms 7, 208-9 (Hsona ch. 2).


GKS 1009 fol (Mork) 33r, 50 - 33r, 50 (Mork)  image  image  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 70vb, 35 - 70vb, 39  image  image  image  image  
AM 63 folx (Kx) 644v, 5 - 644v, 8 (Hkr)  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 52v, 32 - 52v, 33 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 347v, 7 - 347v, 10 (Hkr)  image  
AM 42 folx (42x) 40r, 30 - 40r, 30 [1-4] (Hkr)  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 119r, 32 - 119r, 32 (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 78rb, 25 - 78rb, 27 [1-4] (H-Hr)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 227r, 2 - 227r, 9  image  
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