Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sigvatr Þórðarson (Sigv)

11th century; volume 1; ed. Judith Jesch;

11. Erfidrápa Óláfs helga (ErfÓl) - 28

Skj info: Sigvatr Þórðarson, Islandsk skjald, o. 995-o. 1045 (AI, 223-75, BI, 213-54).

Skj poems:
1. Víkingarvísur
2. Nesjavísur
3. Austrfararvísur
4. En drape om kong Olaf
5. Vestrfararvísur
6. Et kvad om Erlingr Skjalgsson
7. Flokkr om Erlingr Skjalgsson
8. Tryggvaflokkr
9. Et digt om dronning Astrid
10. Knútsdrápa
11. Bersǫglisvísur
12. Erfidrápa Óláfs helga
13. Lausavísur
14. Et par halvvers af ubestemmelige digte

Erfidrápa Óláfs helga (‘Memorial drápa for Óláfr inn helgi (S. Óláfr)’) — Sigv ErfÓlI

Judith Jesch 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Sigvatr Þórðarson, Erfidrápa Óláfs helga’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 663.

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Skj: Sigvatr Þórðarson: 12. Erfidrápa Óláfs helga, o. 1040 (AI, 257-65, BI, 239-45)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 672. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

6 — Sigv ErfÓl 6I

Cite as: Judith Jesch (ed.) 2012, ‘Sigvatr Þórðarson, Erfidrápa Óláfs helga 6’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 672.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Vissi helzt, þats hvǫssum
hundmǫrgum lét grundar
vǫrðr með vôpnum skorða
víkingum skǫr, ríkis;
mildr lét mǫrgu valdit
Magnúss faðir gagni;
fremð Áleifs kveðk frǫmðu
flestan sigr ens digra.

texts: Flat 576, ÓH 139 (135), ÓHHkr 132 (II 132), Hkr 333 (II 132)

editions: Skj Sigvatr Þórðarson: 12. Erfidrápa Óláfs helga 6 (AI, 258; BI, 240); Skald I, 124, NN §§658, 3068; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 421-2, IV, 159-60, ÍF 27, 330, Hkr 1991, II, 493 (ÓHHkr ch. 181); ÓH 1941, I, 502 (ch. 177), Flat 1860-8, II, 316; Jón Skaptason 1983, 161, 303.

sources

AM 36 folx (Kx) 439r, 13 - 439r, 20 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 59v, 31 - 59v, 33 (ÓH)  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 445va, 24 - 445va, 31 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 226, 1 - 226, 4 (ÓH)  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 183r, 31 - 183v, 1 (ÓH)  image  
AM 68 fol (68) 59r, 22 - 59r, 24 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 57vb, 31 - 57vb, 36 (ÓH)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 118ra, 33 - 118ra, 37 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 71va, 6 - 71va, 11 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 33r, 43 - 33r, 45 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 191ra, 32 - 191rb, 2 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 119vb, 58 - 120ra, 1 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 148r, 26 - 148r, 28 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 XI 2 g 4° (325XI 2 g) 4vb, 28 - 4vb, 28 [1-2] (ÓH)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 294r, 6 - 294r, 13  image  
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