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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, 1192

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81 — SnSt Ht 81III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 81’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1192.

Fluttak frœði
of frama grœði
— tunga tœði —
með tǫlu rœði.
Stef skal stœra
stilli Mœra
— hróðr dugir hrœra —
ok honum fœra.

 

I have presented accounts of {the promoter of fame} [RULER = Skúli] with {the oar of speech}; [TONGUE] the tongue helped. I shall augment the poem {about the lord of the Mœrir} [NORWEGIAN RULER = Skúli] and bring [it] to him; it is fitting to compose praise.

context: This runhent variant is called in minni runhenda ‘the lesser end-rhyme’, because each helmingr has a different set of end-rhymes (as opposed to st. 80 above). The metre is similar to tetrasyllabic fornyrðislag (Type A: ll. 1, 3, 5, 6, 7; Type C2: ll. 2, 4, 8).

notes: The rubric in R is lxxiiii.

texts: Ht 84, SnE 676

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 81 (AII, 73; BII, 83); Skald II, 46; SnE 1848-87, I, 698-9, III, 131, SnE 1879-81, I, 13, 83, II, 30, SnE 1931, 248, SnE 2007, 33-4; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 52-3.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 52r, 22 - 52r, 24 (SnE)  image  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 150, 18 - 150, 20 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated