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Snorri Sturluson (SnSt)

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

III. Háttatal (Ht) - 102

prose works

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.

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

SkP info: III, 1116

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11 — SnSt Ht 11III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 11’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1116.

Ýskelfir kann úlfum
auðmildr búa gildi;
lætr gylðis kyn gáti
gunnsnarr una harri.
Fær gotna vinr vitni
valbjór afar stóran;
vargr tér ór ben bergja
blóðdrykk ok grǫn rjóða.

{Auðmildr ýskelfir} kann búa úlfum gildi; gunnsnarr harri lætr kyn gylðis una gáti. {Vinr gotna} fær vitni {afar stóran valbjór}; vargr tér bergja blóðdrykk ór ben ok rjóða grǫn.

{The wealth-generous shaker of the yew-bow} [WARRIOR] can prepare a banquet for the wolves; the battle-swift lord makes the wolf’s kin rejoice in the food. {The friend of men} [RULER = Hákon] gives the wolf {abundant corpse-beer} [BLOOD]; the wolf tastes blood-drink from a wound and reddens its whiskers.

texts: Ht 13, SnE 605

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 11 (AII, 55; BII, 63-4); Skald II, 37; SnE 1848-87, I, 616-17, II, 370, 379, III, 113-14, SnE 1879-81, I, 2, 75, II, 8, SnE 1931, 221, SnE 2007, 9-10; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 8.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 46r, 34 - 46r, 36 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 48v, 14 - 48v, 14 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 140, 15 - 140, 17 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U*) 47r, 6 - 47r, 6 [1-2] (SnE)  image  
DG 11 (U*) 50r, 3 - 50r, 5 (SnE)  image  
AMAcc 18x (Acc18x) 207, 20 - 207, 24  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated