Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sigvatr Þórðarson (Sigv)

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

12. Lausavísur (Lv) - 30

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

Lausavísur — Sigv LvI

R. D. Fulk 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Sigvatr Þórðarson, Lausavísur’ 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. 698.

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Skj: Sigvatr Þórðarson: 13. Lausavísur (AI, 265-75, BI, 246-54); stanzas (if different): 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 712. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

11 — Sigv Lv 11I

Cite as: R. D. Fulk (ed.) 2012, ‘Sigvatr Þórðarson, Lausavísur 11’ 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. 712.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Seinn þykki mér sunnan
sókndjarfr Haralds arfi;
langr's, en lýðum þrøngvir
lífs sorg, konungs morginn;
hvatki's heiðis gatna
hyrtælanda sælan
(nú hefk vætt í dag dróttins)
dvelr, bíðk hans í Selju.

texts: Flat 652, ÓH

editions: Skj Sigvatr Þórðarson: 13. Lausavísur 14 (AI, 269; BI, 249); Skald I, 129Fms 5, 211, Fms 12, 111, Flat 1860-8, II, 394, ÓH 1941, II, 840, 841; Jón Skaptason 1983, 196, 321.

sources

GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 129vb, 8 - 129vb, 8 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 163r, 13 - 163r, 15 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 224r, 16 - 224r, 23 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 71 folx (71x) 196r, 28 - 196r, 31 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 76 a folx (76ax) 245v, 7 - 245v, 14 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 314r, 2 - 314r, 9  transcr.  image  
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