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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, ‘(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, 1195

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

84 — SnSt Ht 84III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 84’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1195.

Orð fekk gótt gramr;
hann es gunntamr;
mjǫk es fullframr
fylkir rausnsamr,
hinn es mál metr;
milding sízt getr
þann, es svá setr
seggi hvern vetr.

Gramr fekk gótt orð; hann es gunntamr; fullframr fylkir, hinn es metr mál, es mjǫk rausnsamr; sízt getr þann milding, es setr seggi svá hvern vetr.

The ruler got a good reputation; he is battle-accustomed; the truly outstanding leader, the one who judges lawsuits, is very glorious; there will never be a lord who treats his men in such a manner each winter.

texts: Ht 87, SnE 679

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 84 (AII, 73-4; BII, 84); Skald II, 46, NN §2188; SnE 1848-87, I, 702-3, III, 132, SnE 1879-81, I, 13, 83, II, 31, SnE 1931, 248, SnE 2007, 34; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 55.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 52r, 35 - 52v, 1 (SnE)  image  image  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 150, 28 - 150, 29 (SnE)  image  image  image  
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