Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson (Ólhv)

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

2. Hrynhenda (Hryn) - 12

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

Hrynhenda (‘Falling, flowing metre’) — Ólhv HrynII

Lauren Goetting 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda’ 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. 658-70.

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Skj: Óláfr Þórðarson hvítaskáld: 2. Et hrynhent digt, 1240 (AII, 93-7, BII, 105-8)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 664-5. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

8 — Ólhv Hryn 8II

Cite as: Lauren Goetting (ed.) 2009, ‘Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda 8’ 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. 664-5.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hilmir fór með herskap stóran,
hildar borð, á Upplǫnd norðan,
mæki skôrusk ljós á Lôku;
lá ferð vegin skǫrpum sverðum;
þunnum reið til Þrándheims sunnan
þingfrœkn jǫfurr Vǫlum stinga;
herskip brendi hilmir grundar
hyggju gegn, en líf gaf þegnum.  (hrynhent)

texts: Flat 861, Hák 38

editions: Skj Óláfr Þórðarson hvítaskáld: 2. Et hrynhent digt 8 (AII, 95; BII, 107); Skald II, 57, NN §1346; E 1916, 593, F 1871, 507, Hák 1910-86, 536-7, Hák 1977-82, 116, Flat 1860-8, III, 140.

sources

AM 47 fol (E) 173v, 9 - 173v, 12 (Hák)  transcr.  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 109rb, 10 - 109rb, 14 (Hák)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 42 folx (42x) 156v, 26 - 157r, 2 (Hák)  transcr.  image  
AM 81 a fol (81a) 105vb, 25 - 105vb, 31 (Hák)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 8 fol (8) 52v, 27 - 53r, 1 (Hák)  transcr.  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 177va, 50 - 177va, 53 (Hák)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 259v, 25 - 259v, 26 [1-2]  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 381r, 2 - 381r, 7 [3-8]  image  
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