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. 569. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

9 — Sigv Nesv 9I

Cite as: Russell Poole (ed.) 2012, ‘Sigvatr Þórðarson, Nesjavísur 9’ 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. 569.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Ǫld vann ossa skjǫldu
(auðsætt vas þat) rauða
(hljóms) þás hvítir kómu
(hringmiðlǫndum) þingat;
þar hykk ungan gram gǫngu
(gunn- sylg) en vér fylgðum
(blóðs fekk -svǫrr) þars slæðusk
sverð upp í skip gerðu.

texts: Flat 457, ÓH 49 (47), ÓHHkr 44 (II 44), Hkr 245 (II 44)

editions: Skj Sigvatr Þórðarson: 2. Nesjavísur 8 (AI, 230-1; BI, 218); Skald I, 114, NN §§451A, 485; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 72, IV, 122, ÍF 27, 64 (ÓHHkr ch. 50); Fms 4, 100, Fms 12, 79, ÓH 1941, I, 94 (ch. 40), Flat 1860-8, II, 44; CPB II, 128, Poole 2005d, 175-6.

sources

AM 36 folx (Kx) 252r, 16 - 252r, 23 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 18 folx (papp18x) 76r, 16 - 76r, 19 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 12v, 32 - 12v, 34 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
UppsUB R 686x (R686x) 25v, 12 - 25v, 15 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 86va, 32 - 86va, 39 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 37 folx (J1x) 159r, 9 - 159r, 13 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 135r, 19 - 135r, 26 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 325 VI 4° (325VI) 11ra, 31 - 11ra, 36 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 75 a fol (75a) 1ra, 11 - 1ra, 16 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 35r, 37 - 35v, 6 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 78 a folx (78ax) 32v, 22 - 32v, 29 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 68 fol (68) 12r, 2 - 12r, 4 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 84vb, 12 - 84vb, 15 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 4vb, 22 - 4vb, 27 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 16rb, 17 - 16rb, 22 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 5r, 24 - 5r, 26 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 135rb, 5 - 135rb, 9 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 83va, 59 - 83vb, 2 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 102r, 36 - 102r, 38 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 54, 2 - 54, 4 (ÓH)  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 292v, 6 - 292v, 13  image  
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