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Leiðólfr skáld (Leiðólfr)

11th century; volume 3; ed. Tarrin Wills;

Fragment (Frag) - 1

Nothing is known of Leiðólfr (Leiðólfr) apart from the fragment attributed to him in TGT. Skj speculates that he was an eleventh-century Icelander, but this cannot be ascertained.

Fragment — Leiðólfr FragIII

Tarrin Wills 2017, ‘ Leiðólfr skáld, Fragment’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 289. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1296> (accessed 5 August 2021)

stanzas:  1 

Skj: Leiðolfr: Af et ubestemmeligt digt (AI, 415, BI, 384); stanzas (if different): [v]

SkP info: III, 289

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1 — Leiðólfr Frag 1III

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Cite as: Tarrin Wills (ed.) 2017, ‘Leiðólfr skáld, Fragment 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 289.

Njǫrðr bar gull ór garði
grams, þess’s verðung framði.

Njǫrðr bar gull ór garði grams, þess’s framði verðung.

The Njǫrðr <god> carried gold out of the courtyard of the ruler who honoured the troop.

texts: TGT 104, Gramm 106

editions: Skj Leiðolfr: Af et ubestemmeligt digt (AI, 415; BI, 384); Skald I, 191, NN §844I; SnE 1818, 329, SnE 1848, 196, SnE 1848-87, II, 170-1, 423, TGT 1884, 28, 108, 225, TGT 1927, 81, 106.

sources

AM 748 I b 4° (A) 7r, 30 - 7r, 31 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 109, 13 - 109, 13 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 239r, 2 - 239r, 3  image  
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