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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, 1159

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50 — SnSt Ht 50III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 50’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1159.

Yggs drósar rýfr eisa
ǫld móðsefa tjǫld;
glóð støkkr í hof Hlakkar
hugtúns firum brún.
Geðveggjar svífr glugga
glæs dynbrími hræs;
hvattr es hyrr at slétta
hjaldrs gnapturna aldrs.

{Eisa {drósar Yggs}} rýfr {tjǫld móðsefa} ǫld; {brún glóð Hlakkar} støkkr í {hof {hugtúns}} firum. Svífr {dynbrími hræs} {glugga {glæs geðveggjar}}; {hyrr hjaldrs} es hvattr at slétta {gnapturna aldrs}.

{The fire {of Yggr’s <= Óðinn’s> woman}} [VALKYRIE > SWORD] rips {the tents of the mind} [CHESTS] of people; {the burnished ember of Hlǫkk <valkyrie>} [SWORD] leaps into {the temples {of the mind-meadow}} [BREAST > HEADS] of men. {The crashing flame of carrion} [SWORD] flashes through {the windows {of the clear mind-wall}} [BREAST > WOUNDS]; {the fire of battle} [SWORD] is whetted to level {jutting towers of life} [HEADS].

texts: Ht 53, SnE 645

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 50 (AII, 65-6; BII, 75); Skald II, 42, NN §§2823, 2824; SnE 1848-87, I, 662-3, II, 393, III, 123, SnE 1879-81, I, 8, 80, II, 20, SnE 1931, 237, SnE 2007, 23; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 30.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 49v, 24 - 49v, 27 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 52r, 3 - 52r, 3 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 146, 10 - 146, 12 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 54r, 27 - 54v, 2 (SnE)  image  
AMAcc 18x (Acc18x) 221, 10 - 221, 13  
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