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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, 1181

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70 — SnSt Ht 70III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 70’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1181.

Mitts of mœti
mart lag bragar
áðr ókveðit
oddbraks spakan.
Hlýtr grams geta
greppr óhneppra
skýrr skrautfara.
Skjǫldunga ungr.

Mart bragarlag mitt of {spakan mœti {oddbraks}} [e]s áðr ókveðit. Skýrr greppr hlýtr geta óhneppra skrautfara grams. … Ungr skjǫldunga …

Many a poetic metre of mine about {the wise encounterer {of the point-crash}} [BATTLE > WARRIOR = Skúli] has never been used before. The intelligent poet [I] must report on the not meagre splendour-expeditions of the ruler. … Young of lords …

texts: Ht 73, SnE 665

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 70 (AII, 70; BII, 80); Skald II, 44; SnE 1848-87, I, 684-7, III, 129, SnE 1879-81, I, 12, 82, II, 27, SnE 1931, 244, SnE 2007, 30; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 44.

sources

AM 242 fol (W) 149, 8 - 149, 10 (SnE)  image  image  image  
GKS 2367 4° (R) 51v, 1 - 51v, 3 (SnE)  image  image  image  
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