Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Níkulás Bergsson (Ník)

12th century; volume 7; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

III. Kristsdrápa (Kristdr) - 1

Skj info: Níkulás Bergsson, Islandsk abbed og skjald, d. 1159. (AI, 560, BI, 546-7).

Skj poems:
1. Jóansdrápa postola
2. Kristsdrápa(?)

Kristsdrápa (‘Drápa about Christ’) — Ník KristdrIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Níkulás Bergsson, Kristsdrápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 299.

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Skj: Níkulás Bergsson: 2. Kristsdrápa(?) (AI, 560, BI, 547); stanzas (if different): [v]

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 299. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

1 — Ník Kristdr 1III

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Níkulás Bergsson, Kristsdrápa 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. 299.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Tveir hygg at ber bæri
beitnôrungar, heitnu
stund esa lífs á landi
lǫng, meðal sín á stǫngu;
þat kníðu ber báðir,
bergr oss trúa, á krossi,
svá hefr aldin goð goldit,
gyðingr ok heiðingi.

texts: TGT 122, Gramm 124

editions: Skj Níkulás Bergsson: 2. Kristsdrápa(?) (AI, 560; BI, 547); Skald I, 265; SnE 1848-87, II, 186-7, 427, III, 152-3, TGT 1884, 31-2, 117, 236, TGT 1927, 88, 109-10.

sources

AM 748 I b 4° (A) 8r, 23 - 8r, 26 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 111, 3 - 111, 5 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
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