Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson (Ólhv)

13th century; volume 2; ed. Lauren Goetting;

1. Poem about Hákon (Hák) - 1

Skj info: Óláfr Þórðarson hvítaskáld, Islandsk skjald og lærd, d. 1259. (AII, 92-8, BII, 104-10).

Skj poems:
1. Et digt om kong Hákon
2. Et hrynhent digt
3. Árónsdrápa
4. Af et digt om Thomas Becket
5. Lausavísur

prose works

Poem about Hákon — Ólhv HákII

Lauren Goetting 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Poem about Hákon’ 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. 657-8.

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Skj: Óláfr Þórðarson hvítaskáld: 1. Et digt om kong Hákon, 1239 (AII, 92-3, BII, 104); stanzas (if different): [v]

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 657-8. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — Ólhv Hák 1II

Cite as: Lauren Goetting (ed.) 2009, ‘Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Poem about Hákon 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. 657-8.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Vígstorma, namt Vermum,
valdr, fláræði gjalda,
lézt ræsir gim geisa,
gekk eldr of sjǫt rekka;
bœndr hlutu kvǫl, þás kyndisk
kapps hár logi, sára;
gegn, létuð hyr hegna,
hjaldréls frǫmuðr, vélar.

texts: Flat 844, Hák 20

editions: Skj Óláfr Þórðarson hvítaskáld: 1. Et digt om kong Hákon (AII, 92-3; BII, 104); Skald II, 55; E 1916, 529, F 1871, 448, Hák 1910-86, 406, Flat 1860-8, III, 69.

sources

AM 47 fol (E) 155v, 24 - 155v, 26 (Hák)  transcr.  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 96vb, 15 - 96vb, 19 (Hák)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 42 folx (42x) 117v, 29 - 118r, 3 (Hák)  transcr.  image  
AM 81 a fol (81a) 85vb, 10 - 85vb, 14 (Hák)  transcr.  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 170vb, 40 - 170vb, 42 (Hák)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 259r, 6 - 259r, 13  image  
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