Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Steinn Herdísarson (Steinn)

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

3. Óláfsdrápa (Óldr) - 16

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

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

Óláfsdrápa (‘Drápa about Óláfr’) — Steinn ÓldrII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Steinn Herdísarson, Óláfsdrápa’ 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. 367-81.

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Skj: Steinn Herdísarson: 3. Óláfsdrápa, o. 1070 (AI, 409-13, BI, 379-83); stanzas (if different): 1 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 372-3. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

6 — Steinn Óldr 6II

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Steinn Herdísarson, Óláfsdrápa 6’ 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. 372-3.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Heldr, síz hári foldu
heiptbráðr jǫfurr, náði,
ætt þreifsk Egða dróttins,
ólaust konungs-stóli;
mætr hilmir verr malmi
(mank skjǫldungs lof) kǫldum
Rauma grund ok rǫndu.
Ríklundaðr veit undir.

texts: Flat 1104, Fsk 249 [5-8], H-Hr 235, MH 135, Mork 103, Mork 105

editions: Skj Steinn Herdísarson: 3. Óláfsdrápa 12 (AI, 412; BI, 381); Skald I, 190, NN §2530; Mork 1867, 121, 124, Mork 1928-32, 283, 287, Andersson and Gade 2000, 275-6, 278, 482-3 (MH; Ólkyrr); Flat 1860-8, III, 398 (MH); Fms 6, 438 (Ólkyrr ch. 2); ÍF 29, 298 (ch. 79).

sources

GKS 1009 fol (Mork*) 19v, 55 - 19v, 55 (Mork)  image  image  image  
GKS 1009 fol (Mork*) 20r, 41 - 20r, 41 [5-8] (Mork)  image  image  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 204rb, 62 - 204rb, 62 (Flat)  image  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 78v - 78v (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 55vb, 9 - 55vb, 9 (H-Hr)  image  
OsloUB 371 folx (FskBx) 81r - 81r (Fsk)  image  
AM 303 4°x (FskAx) 321, 9 - 321, 12 (Fsk)  image  
AM 51 folx (51x) 71v, 22 - 71v, 22 [5-8] (Fsk)  image  
AM 301 4°x (301x) 118v, 18 - 118v, 20 [5-8] (Fsk)  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 358v, 19 - 358v, 26  image  
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