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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, 1203

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

94 — SnSt Ht 94III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 94’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1203.

… gramr
gulli søri Kraki framr;
efla frágum Haka hjaldr;
†hl† … aldr.
Ormi veitti Sigurðr sár;
slíkt vas alt fyr liðit ár;
Ragnarr þótti skatna skýrstr;
Skúli jarl es miklu dýrstr.

… gramr; framr Kraki søri gulli; frágum Haka efla hjaldr; †hl† … aldr. Sigurðr veitti ormi sár; alt slíkt vas fyr liðit ár; Ragnarr þótti skýrstr skatna; Skúli jarl es miklu dýrstr.

… the lord; the outstanding Kraki sowed gold; we [I] heard that Haki waged war; … … age. Sigurðr inflicted a wound on the serpent; all that was before the year gone by; Ragnarr seemed the wisest of rulers; Skúli jarl is by far the most glorious.

texts: Ht 97, SnE 689

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 94 (AII, 75-6; BII, 86); Skald II, 47; SnE 1848-87, I, 710-11, III, 134, SnE 1879-81, I, 15, 85, II, 33, SnE 1931, 251, SnE 2007, 37; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 63-4.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 53r, 2 - 53r, 4 (SnE)  image  image  image  
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