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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Snorri Sturluson (SnSt)

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

III. Háttatal (Ht) - 102

Skj info: Snorri Sturluson, Islandsk höfding og skjald, 1178-1241. (AII, 52-79, BII, 60-90).

Skj poems:
1. En drape om Skule jarl
2. Háttatal
3. Af et religiøst digt (?)
4. Lausavísur
4. Lausavísur

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, 1124

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

19 — SnSt Ht 19III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 19’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1124.

Segl skekr of hlyn Huglar
(hvast drífa skip) rasta,
en fǫll of gram Gylli
(grunn) djúp hata unna.
Né Rán viðr hafhreinum
(háraust skapar flaustum)
— hrǫnn fyr húfi þunnum
heil klofnar — frið (deilu).

Segl skekr of {hlyn {rasta Huglar}}, en djúp fǫll of gram hata {Gylli unna}; grunn skip drífa hvast. Né viðr Rán {hafhreinum} frið; háraust skapar flaustum deilu; heil hrǫnn klofnar fyr þunnum húfi.

The sail shakes above {the maple-tree {of Huglo’s <island’s> currents}} [SEA > SHIP], and the deep breakers around the lord do damage to {the Gyllir <horse> of the waves} [SHIP]; the shallow ships move speedily. Nor does Rán <sea-goddess> give peace to {the sea-reindeer} [SHIPS]; the loud-voiced one [= Rán] creates strife for the ships; an unbroken wave is split before the slender hull.

texts: Ht 21, SnE 613

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 19 (AII, 57; BII, 66); Skald II, 38, NN §1303; SnE 1848-87 I, 628-9, II, 370, 383, III, 115, SnE 1879-81, I, 3, 76, II, 11, SnE 1931, 225, SnE 2007, 13; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 12-13.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 47r, 35 - 47v, 2 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 49v, 14 - 49v, 14 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 142, 12 - 142, 14 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U*) 47r, 10 - 47r, 10 [1-1] (SnE)  image  
DG 11 (U*) 51r, 26 - 51r, 28 (SnE)  image  
AMAcc 18x (Acc18x) 212, 2 - 212, 5  
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