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. 380-1. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

16 — Steinn Óldr 16II

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Steinn Herdísarson, Óláfsdrápa 16’ 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. 380-1.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Óláfr gefr, svát jǫfra
alls engi má snjallra,
hǫggvit goll til hylli,
hildinga kon mildi;
gramr, es heiðum himni
hann fremstr konungmanna,
spyr þú hverr glíkt mun gerva,
gjǫflund borinn undir.

texts: H-Hr 243, Mork 117

editions: Skj Steinn Herdísarson: 3. Óláfsdrápa 17 (AI, 413; BI, 383); Skald I, 190, NN §§894-5, 1853D, 2041 anm. 2, 2983; Mork 1867, 130, Mork 1928-32, 296, Andersson and Gade 2000, 285, 483-4 (Ólkyrr); Fms 6, 448 (Ólkyrr ch. 7).

sources

GKS 1009 fol (Mork) 21r, 24 - 21r, 24 (Mork)  image  image  image  image  image  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 80v - 80v (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 56vb, 27 - 56vb, 27 (H-Hr)  image  -
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 359v, 7 - 359v, 14  image  
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