Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sturla Þórðarson (Sturl)

13th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

3. Hrafnsmál (Hrafn) - 20

Skj info: Sturla Þórðarson, Islandsk skjald og historiker, 1214-84 (AII, 101-29, BII, 112-36).

Skj poems:
1. Þverárvísur
2. Þorgilsdrápa
3. Hrynhenda
4. Hákonarkviða
5. Hrafnsmál
6. Hákonarflokkr
7. En drape om Magnús lagaböter
8. Lausavísur

Hrafnsmál — Sturl HrafnII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Sturla Þórðarson, Hrafnsmál’ 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. 727-45.

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Skj: Sturla Þórðarson: 5. Hrafnsmál (AII, 119-24, BII, 126-31)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 741-2. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

17 — Sturl Hrafn 17II

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Sendi snarlynda
sverða blikskerðir
sveit enn sigrmæti
síð til brims hríðar;
drápi dulgreypa
drengja, lof, þengils
drótt, sás, dal-Gauta
dæmði herr, sæmði.  (haðarlag)

texts: Flat 940, Hák 117

editions: Skj Sturla Þórðarson: 5. Hrafnsmál 17 (AII, 123; BII, 130-1); Skald II, 70, NN §§1360, 1361, 1779C, 2992D; F 1871, 576, Hák 1977-82, 202, Flat 1860-8, III, 225.


AM 45 fol (F) 123ra, 18 - 123ra, 21 (Hák)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 304 4°x (304x) 363v - 363v (Hák)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 185vb, 41 - 185vb, 43 (Hák)  transcr.  image  image  image  
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