Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Markús Skeggjason (Mark)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Jayne Carroll;

Eiríksdrápa (Eirdr) - 32

Skj info: Markús Skeggjason, Isl. lovsigemand og skjald, d. 1107. (AI, 444-53, BI, 414-21).

Skj poems:
1. Eiríksdrápa
2. Knútsdrápa(?)
3. Kristsdrápa(?)
4. Lausavísur

Eiríksdrápa (‘Drápa about Eiríkr’) — Mark EirdrII

Jayne Carroll 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa’ 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. 432-60.

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Skj: Markús Skeggjason: 1. Eiríksdrápa, o. 1104 (AI, 444-52, BI, 414-20); stanzas (if different): 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 438-9. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

6 — Mark Eirdr 6II

Cite as: Jayne Carroll (ed.) 2009, ‘Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa 6’ 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. 438-9.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Vǫrgum eyddi Vinða fergir,
víking hepti konungr fíkjum,
þjófa hendr lét þengill stýfa,
þegnum kunni ósið hegna;
aldri frásk, at Eiríkr vildi
allréttligum dómi halla;
hála kunni sér til sælu
sigrs valdari goðs lǫg halda.  (hrynhent)

texts: Knýtl 35

editions: Skj Markús Skeggjason: 1. Eiríksdrápa 8 (AI, 446; BI, 415); Skald I, 205; 1741, 146-7, ÍF 35, 216 (ch. 73).

sources

Jón Ólafsson 1741 (JÓ) 146 - 146 (Knýtl)  transcr.  image  
NKS 873 4°x (873x) 49r, 7 - 49r, 14 (Knýtl)  transcr.  image  
AM 20 b I fol (20b I) 7r, 6 - 7r, 8 (Knýtl)  transcr.  image  
AM 180 b fol (180b) 29v, 7 - 29v, 9 (Knýtl)  transcr.  image  
AM 1005 4°x (1005x) 40r, 24 - 40v, 3 (Knýtl)  transcr.  
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