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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.

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

SkP info: III, 1137

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31 — SnSt Ht 31III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 31’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1137.

Stáls dynblakka støkkvi
stinngeðs samir minnask
— álms bifsœki aukum
Yggs feng — á lof þengils.
Odds bláferla jarli
ǫrbrjót né skal þrjóta
— Hárs saltunnu hrannir
hrœrum — óð at stœra.

Samir {støkkvi {dynblakka stáls}} minnask á lof stinngeðs þengils; aukum {feng Yggs} {bifsœki álms}. Né skal þrjóta {ǫrbrjót {bláferla odds}} at stœra jarli óð; hrœrum {hrannir saltunnu Hárs}.

It is fitting {for the compeller {of the prow’s din-steeds}} [SHIPS > SEAFARER = Snorri] to recall the praise of the strong-minded lord; we [I] increase {Yggr’s <= Óðinn’s> booty} [POETRY] {for the tremble-seeker of the elm-bow} [WARRIOR = Skúli]. Nor shall {the liberal breaker {of the spear-point’s dark paths}} [SHIELDS > WARRIOR = Snorri] cease to magnify the praise to the jarl; we [I] stir {the waves of Hárr’s <= Óðinn’s> hall-barrel} [POETRY].

texts: Ht 33, SnE 625

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 31 (AII, 60-1; BII, 69); Skald II, 39; SnE 1848-87, I, 642-3, II, 371, 387, III, 118, SnE 1879-81, I, 5, 77, II, 15, SnE 1931, 229, SnE 2007, 17; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 19-20.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 48r, 27 - 48r, 29 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 50v, 8 - 50v, 8 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 144, 2 - 144, 4 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U*) 47r, 18 - 47r, 18 [1-2] (SnE)  image  
DG 11 (U*) 52v, 5 - 52v, 7 (SnE)  image  
AMAcc 18x (Acc18x) 215, 12 - 215, 16  
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