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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Styrkárr Oddason (Styrkárr)

11th century; volume 3; ed. R. D. Fulk;

Fragment (Frag) - 1

Skj info: Styrkárr Oddason, Islænder, 11. årh.(?) (AI, 417, BI, 387).

Skj poems:
Af et ubestemmeligt digt

Nothing is known of Styrkárr, though Faulkes (SnE 1998, I, 200) notes that he could have been the lawspeaker who died in 1181, according to Sturlunga saga (ch. 87; see Stu 1988, I, 114). No other work of his is known to survive.

Fragment — Styrkárr FragIII

R. D. Fulk 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Styrkárr Oddason, Fragment’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 395.

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Skj: Styrkárr Oddason: Af et ubestemmeligt digt (AI, 417, BI, 387); stanzas (if different): [v]

SkP info: III, 395

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1 — Styrkárr Frag 1III

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Cite as: Edith Marold (ed.) 2017, ‘Styrkárr Oddason, Fragment 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 395.

Ok ept ítrum støkkvi
ók Hǫgna lið vǫgnum
hlunns á Heita fannir
hyrjar flóðs af móði.

Ok lið Hǫgna ók {vǫgnum hlunns} af móði á {fannir Heita} ept {ítrum støkkvi {hyrjar flóðs}}.

And Hǫgni’s troop drove {the launcher’s wagons} [SHIPS] in a rage onto {the snowdrifts of Heiti <sea-king>} [WAVES] after {the excellent scatterer {of the flood’s fire}} [GOLD > GENEROUS MAN].

texts: LaufE 174 (395), Skm 268, SnE 270

editions: Skj Styrkárr Oddason: Af et ubestemmeligt digt (AI, 417; BI, 387); Skald I, 192; SnE 1848-87, I, 446-7, II, 333, 444, III, 88, SnE 1848, 91, SnE 1931, 158, SnE 1998, I, 76; LaufE 1979, 395.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 35v, 1 - 35v, 2 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 36v, 32 - 36v, 32 (SnE)  transcr.  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 80, 20 - 80, 21 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 34r, 19 - 34r, 20 (SnE)  transcr.  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 12r, 20 - 12r, 21 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 120 - 120 (LaufE)  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 97v - 97v (LaufE)  image  image  
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