Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sigvatr Þórðarson (Sigv)

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

7. Flokkr about Erlingr Skjálgsson (Erlfl) - 10

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

Flokkr about Erlingr Skjálgsson — Sigv ErlflI

Judith Jesch 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Sigvatr Þórðarson, Flokkr about Erlingr Skjálgsson’ 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. 629.

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Skj: Sigvatr Þórðarson: 7. Flokkr om Erlingr Skjalgsson, 1028-29 (AI, 244-7, BI, 228-31)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 632. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

2 — Sigv Erlfl 2I

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Rakkr þengill hjó rekka,
reiðr gekk hann of skeiðar,
valr lá þrǫngt á þiljum,
þung vas sókn fyr Tungum;
bragningr rauð fyr breiðan
borðvǫll Jaðar norðan,
blóð kom varmt í víðan
(vá frægr konungr) ægi.

texts: Flat 565, ÓH 128 (124), ÓHHkr 121 (II 121), Hkr 322 (II 121)

editions: Skj Sigvatr Þórðarson: 7. Flokkr om Erlingr Skjalgsson 2 (AI, 244; BI, 229); Skald I, 119, NN §639Hkr 1893-1901, II, 404, IV, 155, ÍF 27, 314-15, Hkr 1991, II, 482-3 (ÓHHkr ch. 176); ÓH 1941, I, 482 (ch. 172), Flat 1860-8, II, 309; Jón Skaptason 1983, 114, 261-2.


AM 36 folx (Kx) 431r, 16 - 431r, 23 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 57v, 23 - 57v, 25 (ÓH)  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 426va, 5 - 426va, 12 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 208r, 5 - 208r, 12 (ÓH)  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 217, 3 - 217, 7 (ÓH)  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 178r, 28 - 178r, 35 (ÓH)  image  
AM 68 fol (68) 57r, 29 - 57r, 31 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 55rb, 29 - 55rb, 33 (ÓH)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 116rb, 21 - 116rb, 26 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 68va, 14 - 68va, 19 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 31v, 17 - 31v, 18 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 119ra, 15 - 119ra, 18 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 146v, 6 - 146v, 8 (ÓH)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 328r, 11 - 328r, 18  image  
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