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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 28 June 2022)

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

SkP info: II, 530-1

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

3 — Kolli Ingdr 3II

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Kolli inn prúði, Ingadrápa 3’ 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. 530-1.

Lýsa munk, hvé ljósa
— laut hrafn í ben Gauta —
— ǫrn fylldit sik sjaldan —
sárísa rauð vísi.
Goldit varð, þeims gerðu,
glaumherðǫndum sverða,
— rauns at ríki þínu —
róg, á Krókaskógi.

Munk lýsa, hvé vísi rauð {ljósa sárísa}; hrafn laut í ben Gauta; ǫrn fylldit sik sjaldan. {{Sverða glaum}herðǫndum}, þeims gerðu róg, varð goldit á Krókaskógi; rauns at ríki þínu.

I shall describe how the ruler reddened {bright wound-icicles} [SWORDS]; the raven bent over the wounds of the Gautar; not seldom did the eagle sate itself. {The strengtheners {of the racket of swords}} [(lit. ‘racket-strengtheners of swords’) BATTLE > WARRIORS] who caused strife were repaid in Sörbygden; there is proof of your power.

texts: H-Hr 335, HSona 3 (III 213), Mork 213, Hkr 595 (III 213)

editions: Skj Kolli enn prúði: Ingadrápa 3 (AI, 503; BI, 476); Skald I, 234; Mork 1867, 209, Mork 1928-32, 417, Andersson and Gade 2000, 374, 491 (Sslemb); F 1871, 327 (Hsona); ÍF 28, 306-7 (Hsona ch. 2), E 1916, 185; Fms 7, 210 (Hsona ch. 3).


GKS 1009 fol (Mork) 33v, 7 - 33v, 7 (Mork)  image  image  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 71ra, 17 - 71ra, 20  image  image  image  image  
AM 63 folx (Kx) 645r, 17 - 645r, 24 (Hkr)  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 53r, 11 - 53r, 13 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 348r, 5 - 348r, 12 (Hkr)  image  
AM 42 folx (42x) 40v, 21 - 40v, 21 (Hkr)  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 119v, 14 - 119v, 14 (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 78va, 8 - 78va, 11 (H-Hr)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 227v, 1 - 227v, 8  image  
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