Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ormr Steinþórsson (Ormr)

11th century; volume 3; ed. Russell Poole;

1. Poem about a woman (Woman) - 7

Skj info: Ormr Steinþórsson, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh.(?) (AI, 415-416, BI, 385-386).

Skj poems:
1. Af et digt om en kvinde (?)
2. Af et ubestemmeligt digt

Poem about a woman — Ormr WomanIII

Russell Poole 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Ormr Steinþórsson, Poem about a woman’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 323.

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for reference only:  1x 

Skj: Ormr Steinþórsson: 1. Af et digt om en kvinde (?) (AI, 415-416, BI, 385); stanzas (if different): 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 328. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

4 — Ormr Woman 4III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Skorða vas í fǫt fœrð
fjarðbeins afarhrein;
nýri slǫng nadd-Freyr
nisting of mjaðar Hrist.  (stýft)

texts: LaufE 187 (399), Skm 207, TGT 91 [1-2], Gramm 93, SnE 209

editions: Skj Ormr Steinþórsson: 1. Af et digt om en kvinde (?) 3 (AI, 415; BI, 385); Skald I, 191; SnE 1848-87, I, 410-11, II, 324, 435, 584, III, 74, SnE 1931, 146, SnE 1998, I, 64; SnE 1848-87, II, 162-3, TGT 1884, 28, 104, TGT 1927, 76, 105; LaufE 1979, I, 379, 399.


GKS 2367 4° (R) 33r, 26 - 33r, 27 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 34v, 23 - 34v, 23 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W*) 76, 17 - 76, 18 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 32r, 8 - 32r, 9 (SnE)  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 10v, 9 - 10v, 11 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 748 II 4° (C) 10v, 16 - 10v, 17 (SnE)  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W*) 109, 1 - 109, 1 [1-2] (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x*) 119 - 119 (LaufE)  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x*) 133 - 133 [1-1] (LaufE)  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 99v - 99v [1-2] (LaufE)  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 264r, 12 - 264r, 15  image  
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