Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Steinn Herdísarson (Steinn)

11th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

1. Nizarvísur (Nizv) - 7

Skj info: Steinn Herdísarson, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 407-13, BI, 376-83).

Skj poems:
1. Nizarvísur
2. Ulfsflokkr
3. Óláfsdrápa

Nizarvísur (‘Vísur about the Nissan’) — Steinn NizvII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Steinn Herdísarson, Nizarvísur’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 359-66.

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Skj: Steinn Herdísarson: 1. Nizarvísur, 1062 (AI, 407-9, BI, 376-8)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 360-1. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

1 — Steinn Nizv 1II

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Steinn Herdísarson, Nizarvísur 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 360-1.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Sagði hitt es hugði
hauklundr vesa mundu,
þar kvað, þengill, eirar
þrotna vôn frá hônum;
heldr kvað hvern várn skyldu
hilmir frægr an vægja
(menn brutu upp) of annan
(ǫll vôpn) þveran falla.

texts: Flat 1062, Fsk 221, H-Hr 158, 8 (26), HSig 52 (III 127), MH 93, Mork 52, Hkr 506 (III 127)

editions: Skj Steinn Herdísarson: 1. Nizarvísur 1 (AI, 407; BI, 376); Skald I, 187, NN §§886, 2247D, 3262A; ÍF 28, 145-6 (HSig ch. 61), F 1871, 227, E 1916, 73; ÍF 29, 264-5 (ch. 57); Mork 1867, 77, Mork 1928-32, 208, Andersson and Gade 2000, 228, 477 (MH); Flat 1860-8, III, 361 (MH); Fms 6, 313 (HSig ch. 77); 1873, 254, 1952, 26-7 ().

sources

AM 63 folx (Kx) 559v, 17 - 559v, 24 (Hkr)  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 48va, 38 - 48vb, 1 (Hkr)  image  image  image  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 21r, 2 - 21r, 4 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 282r, 17 - 282r, 24 (Hkr)  image  
OsloUB 371 folx (FskBx) 74v - 74v (Fsk)  image  
AM 303 4°x (FskAx) 277, 1 - 277, 8 (Fsk)  image  
GKS 1009 fol (Mork) 12v, 51 - 12v, 51 (Mork)  image  image  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 200rb, 41 - 200rb, 43 (Flat)  image  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 55v, 24 - 55v, 24 (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 40vb, 6 - 40vb, 6 (H-Hr)  image  
AM 570 a 4° (570a) 24v, 11 - 24v, 13  transcr.  image  
AM 51 folx (51x) 67r, 14 - 67r, 21 (Fsk)  image  
AM 301 4°x (301x) 102r, 11 - 102r, 16 (Fsk)  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 357r, 2 - 357r, 9  image  
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