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Snorri Sturluson (SnSt)

13th century; volume 3; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

III. Háttatal (Ht) - 102

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Háttatal — SnSt HtIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1094.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   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   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56   57   58   59   60   61   62   63   64   65   66   67   68   69   70   71   72   73   74   75   76   77   78   79   80   81   82   83   84   85   86   87   88   89   90   91   92   93   94   95   96   97   98   99   100   101   102 

Skj: Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal, 1222-23 (AII, 52-77, BII, 61-88)

SkP info: III, 1208

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100 — SnSt Ht 100III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 100’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1208.

Gløggva grein
hefk gǫrt til bragar,
svát es tírætt hundrað talit;
hróðrs ørverðr
skala maðr heitinn vesa,
ef fær alla háttu ort.

 

I have made a clear account of poetic form, so that one hundred [stanzas] counted in tens are enumerated. A man must not be called unworthy of praise if he can compose in all verse-forms.

context: The metre is ljóðaháttr ‘songs’ form’ (heading in right margin in scribal hand). The stanza consists of six lines: two half-lines linked by alliteration (ll. 1-2, 4-5) and two full lines with internal alliteration (ll. 3, 6).

notes: For this metre, see RvHbreiðm Hl 1-2 as well as Section 4 of the General Introduction in SkP I.

texts: Ht 103, SnE 695

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 100 (AII, 77; BII, 88); Skald II, 48, NN §2575; SnE 1848-87, I, 714-15, III, 134, SnE 1879-81, I, 16, 85, II, 34, SnE 1931, 252, SnE 2007, 39; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 67.

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GKS 2367 4° (R) 53r, 18 - 53r, 20 (SnE)  image  image  image  
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