Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sigvatr Þórðarson (Sigv)

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

2. Nesjavísur (Nesv) - 15

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

Nesjavísur (‘Vísur about Nesjar’) — Sigv NesvI

Russell Poole 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Sigvatr Þórðarson, Nesjavísur’ 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. 555.

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Skj: Sigvatr Þórðarson: 2. Nesjavísur, 1016 (AI, 228-32, BI, 217-20); stanzas (if different): 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 14

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 558. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — Sigv Nesv 1I

Cite as: Russell Poole (ed.) 2012, ‘Sigvatr Þórðarson, Nesjavísur 1’ 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. 558.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Fór ór Vík á vári
válaust konungr austan,
þeir kníðu blô báðir
borð, en jarl kom norðan;
kank sigviðum segja
(sund) hvé þeira fundir
œrin skil, þeims órut,
at bôrusk, þar (skôrusk).

texts: Fsk 137, TGT 34 [1-1], Gramm 36

editions: Skj Sigvatr Þórðarson: 2. Nesjavísur 1 (AI, 228; BI, 217); Skald I, 113, NN §618; Fsk 1902-3, 151 (ch. 27), ÍF 29, 175 (ch. 29); SnE 1848-87, II, 120-1, TGT 1884, 79, TGT 1927, 55, TGT 1998, 144-5; CPB II, 127, Poole 2005d, 171-2.

sources

OsloUB 371 folx (FskBx) 43r, 12 - 43r, 19 (Fsk)  transcr.  image  
AM 51 folx (51x) 39r, 18 - 39r, 25 (Fsk)  transcr.  image  
AM 302 4°x (302x) 65v, 3 - 65v, 8 (Fsk)  transcr.  image  
AM 303 4°x (FskAx) 163, 10 - 163, 17 (Fsk)  transcr.  image  
AM 301 4°x (301x) 60r, 13 - 60r, 16 (Fsk)  transcr.  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 5r, 1 - 5r, 2 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 104, 2 - 104, 3 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 331v, 16 - 331v, 16 [1-1]  image  
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