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Runic Dictionary

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Óláfr svartaskáld Leggsson (Ólsv)

13th century; volume 3; ed. R. D. Fulk;

3. Kristsdrápa (Kristdr) - 2

Kristsdrápa (‘Drápa about Christ’) — Ólsv KristdrIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Óláfr svartaskáld Leggsson, 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. 314.

stanzas:  1   2 

Skj: Óláfr Leggsson, svartaskáld: 3. En drape om Kristus (?) (AII, 85, BII, 96)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 314. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — Ólsv Kristdr 1III

Cite as: Edith Marold (ed.) 2017, ‘Óláfr svartaskáld Leggsson, 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. 314.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Heldr var hónum, er seldi,
harðkeypt, sonu jarðar
oss stillir þat alla,
auðigt líf fyr dauða.

texts: LaufE 105 (372)

editions: Skj Óláfr Leggsson, svartaskáld: 3. En drape om Kristus (?) 1 (AII, 85; BII, 96); Skald II, 52, NN §§1332, 2936; SnE 1848-87, II, 629, III, 192-3, LaufE 1979, 372.

sources

AM 743 4°x (743x) 87r - 87r (LaufE)  image  image  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 114 - 114 (LaufE)  image  
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