Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Skúli Þorsteinsson (Skúli)

11th century; volume 3; ed. Kate Heslop;

1. Poem about Svǫlðr (Svǫlðr) - 5

Skj info: Skúli Þórsteinsson, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 305-6, BI, 283-4).

Skj poems:
1. Digt om Svolderslaget
2. Lausavísa

Poem about Svǫlðr — Skúli SvǫlðrIII

Kate Heslop 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Skúli Þorsteinsson, Poem about Svǫlðr’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 360.

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Skj: Skúli Þórsteinsson: 1. Digt om Svolderslaget, omkr. 1020 (AI, 305-6, BI, 283-4)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 366. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

5 — Skúli Svǫlðr 5III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Margr of hlaut of morgin
morðelds, þars val feldum,
Freyju tôr at fleiri
fárbjóðr; at þat vôrum.

texts: Skm 145, SnE 147

editions: Skj Skúli Þórsteinsson: 1. Digt om Svolderslaget 5 (AI, 306; BI, 284); Skald I, 145, NN §770; SnE 1848-87, I, 346-7, II, 320, III, 56, SnE 1931, 125, SnE 1998, I, 43.


GKS 2367 4° (R) 28r, 26 - 28r, 28 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 29r, 26 - 29r, 26 (SnE)  transcr.  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 73, 1 - 73, 3 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 30v, 21 - 30v, 22 (SnE)  transcr.  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 341r, 7 - 341r, 10  transcr.  image  
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