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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, ‘ 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. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1376> (accessed 15 October 2021)

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

SkP info: III, 1194

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

83 — SnSt Ht 83III

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance

 

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 83’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1194.

Naðrs gnapa ógn alla,
eyðir baugvalla,
hlunns of hástalla
hestar svanfjalla.
Orms es glatt galla
með gumna spjalla;
jarl fremr sveit snjalla;
slíkt má skǫrung kalla.

{Eyðir {baugvalla}}, {hestar {svanfjalla}} gnapa of hástalla hlunns {alla ógn naðrs}. Es glatt með {spjalla gumna} {galla orms}; jarl fremr snjalla sveit; slíkt má kalla skǫrung.

{Destroyer {of shieldboss-meadows}} [SHIELDS > WARRIOR = Skúli], {horses {of swan-mountains}} [WAVES > SHIPS] tower in the tall foundations of the roller {throughout the entire terror of the adder} [WINTER]. It is cheerful with {the confidant of men} [RULER] {during the destruction of the snake} [WINTER]; the jarl advances the clever company; such [a one] one must call an outstanding person.

texts: Ht 86, TGT 1 [5-6], Gramm 3, SnE 678

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 83 (AII, 73; BII, 84); Skald II, 46; SnE 1848-87, I, 700-1, III, 131-2, SnE 1879-81, I, 13, 83, II, 30, SnE 1931, 248, SnE 2007, 34; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 54; SnE 1848-87, II, 84-5, 505, TGT 1884, 9, 52, 173, TGT 1927, 33, 90.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 52r, 31 - 52r, 33 (SnE)  image  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 150, 25 - 150, 27 (SnE)  image  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 98, 16 - 98, 16 [5-6] (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 757 a 4° (B) 1v, 41 - 1v, 41 (TGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 744 4°x (744x) 5r, 13 - 5r, 14 (TGT)  image  image  
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