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Steinn Herdísarson (Steinn)

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

3. Óláfsdrápa (Óldr) - 16

Steinn was the great-grandson of the Icel. poet Einarr skálaglamm ‘Tinkle-scales’ Helgason (EskálI) and a kinsman of Stúfr inn blindi ‘the Blind’ Þórðarson (Stúfr; see the genealogy in SnE 1848-87, III, 607 and Genealogy IV in ÍF 5). At the battle of the river Nissan in 1062 he was on board the ship of his kinsman, Úlfr stallari ‘the Marshal’ Óspaksson (Úlfr). Steinn was a court poet of Haraldr harðráði ‘Hardrule’ Sigurðarson and his son Óláfr kyrri ‘the Quiet’ Haraldsson (SnE 1848-87, III, 254, 262, 275). Two poems, NizarvísurVísur about the Nissan’ (Steinn Nizv), and ÓláfsdrápaDrápa about Óláfr’ (Steinn Óldr) survive of his poetic oeuvre, and another st., ÚlfsflokkrFlokkr about Úlfr’ (Steinn Úlffl), is usually assigned to a poem about Úlfr Óspaksson.

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.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16 

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

SkP info: II, 376

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10 — Steinn Óldr 10II

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lemmatised words

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3á (prep.) ‘on, at...’ — 10/8

1brynja (noun f.) [°-u (dat. brynnoni Gibb 38⁹); -ur] ‘mailcoat...’brynjur 10/2

danskr (adj.) ‘Danish...’danskir 10/1

drengr (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -; -ir, gen. -ja] ‘man, warrior...’drengir 10/1

dynr (noun m.) [°dat. -; -ir] ‘din...’ — 10/2

2ganga (verb) [geng, gekk, gengu, genginn] ‘walk, go...’Gengu 10/1

garðr (noun m.) ‘enclosure, yard...’ — 10/8

1grunnr (noun m.) ‘bottom, shallows...’grunna 10/6

1gǫrr (adj.) ‘ample, perfect...’ — 10/2

haf (noun n.) [°-s; *-] ‘sea...’hafs 10/6

hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’þeira 10/7

hauss (noun m.) [°hauss, dat. hausi/haus; hausar] ‘skull...’hausum 10/7

3hár (adj.) [°-van; compar. hǽrri, superl. hǽstr] ‘high...’ — 10/7

1hjalmr (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -i; -ar] ‘helmet...’hjalma 10/4

hranngarðr (noun m.) ‘[wave-enclosure]...’ — 10/8

hrǫnn (noun f.) [°; dat. -um] ‘wave...’hrann 10/8

jǫrð (noun f.) [°jarðar, dat. -u; jarðir/jarðar(DN I (1367) 304Š)] ‘ground, earth...’jarðar 10/3, jarðar 10/8

malmr (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -i; -ar] ‘metal...’malms 10/4

með (prep.) ‘with...’ — 10/2

3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’ — 10/4

rekkr (noun m.) [°; -ar] ‘man, champion...’rekkar 10/5

sárr (adj.) [°compar. -ari, superl. -astr] ‘sore, painful; wounded...’sárir 10/5

sunnan (adv.) ‘(from the) south...’ — 10/6

1søkkva (verb) ‘sink, strong intrans....’Sukku 10/5

til (prep.) ‘to...’ — 10/3, 10/6

1úrigr (adj.) ‘wet...’úrigs 10/4

útanborðs (adv.) ‘[overboard]...’ — 10/3

1verða (verb) ‘become, be...’varð 10/2

1verpa (verb) ‘to throw, cast (up)...’varp 10/7

þrǫmr (noun m.) [°dat. þremi; gen. þrama] ‘rail, rim...’þrǫm 10/8

 

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