Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sigvatr Þórðarson (Sigv)

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

10. Knútsdrápa (Knútdr) - 11

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

Knútsdrápa (‘Drápa about Knútr’’) — Sigv KnútdrI

Matthew Townend 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Sigvatr Þórðarson, Knútsdrápa’ 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. 649.

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Skj: Sigvatr Þórðarson: 10. Knútsdrápa, o. 1038 (AI, 248-51, BI, 232-4)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 655. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — Sigv Knútdr 4I

Cite as: Matthew Townend (ed.) 2012, ‘Sigvatr Þórðarson, Knútsdrápa 4’ 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. 655.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Þurðu norðan
(namsk þat) með gram
til slétts svalir
silunds kilir,
en með annan
Ǫnundr Dǫnum
á hendr at há
her sœnskan ferr.  (tøglag or variants)

texts: Flat 535, Fsk, ÓH 97 (94), ÓHHkr 91 (II 91), ÓHLeg 33, Hkr 292 (II 91)

editions: Skj Sigvatr Þórðarson: 10. Knútsdrápa 4 (AI, 249; BI, 233); Skald I, 121; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 350, IV, 142, ÍF 27, 270 (ÓHHkr ch. 145); ÓH 1941, I, 425 (ch. 135), Flat 1860-8, II, 276; Fsk 1902-3, 163 (ch. 27), ÍF 29, 184 (ch. 32); ÓHLeg 1922, 60, ÓHLeg 1982, 142-3.

sources

AM 36 folx (Kx) 405v, 8 - 405v, 15 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 51r, 4 - 51r, 5 (ÓH)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 195r, 6 - 195r, 13 (ÓH)  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 180, 28 - 180, 28 [1-1] (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 157v, 13 - 157v, 13 (ÓH)  image  
AM 68 fol (68) 48v, 34 - 48v, 36 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 45ra, 23 - 45ra, 26 (ÓH)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 111rb, 7 - 111rb, 9 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 57ra, 17 - 57ra, 20 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 29v, 52 - 29v, 52 [1-6] (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 180va, 8 - 180va, 11 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 114vb, 19 - 114vb, 21 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 137v, 3 - 137v, 4 (ÓH)  image  
OsloUB 371 folx (FskBx) 46v, 5 - 46v, 12 (Fsk)  image  
DG 8 (DG8) 92r, 22 - 92r, 24 (ÓHLeg)  image  
AM 51 folx (51x) 42v, 2 - 42v, 9 (Fsk)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 332r, 11 - 332r, 18  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 367va, 15 - 367va, 18 (ÓH)  image  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 367va, 6 - 367va, 9 (ÓH)  image  image  
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