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Þorkell Gíslason (ÞGísl)

12th century; volume 1; ed. Emily Lethbridge;

Búadrápa (Búdr) - 12

Þorkell (ÞGísl) is named as the poet of Búadrápa in ÓT (1958-2000, 180), but beyond that nothing is known about him and his name does not appear in Skáldatal.

Búadrápa — ÞGísl BúdrI

Emily Lethbridge and Diana Whaley 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 941.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12 

Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa (AI, 553-5, BI, 536-8)

SkP info: I, 943

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1 — ÞGísl Búdr 1I

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Cite as: Emily Lethbridge (ed.) 2012, ‘Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa 1’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 943.

Bôru á vali víka
— vel frák þeim líka
seggjum snarræði —
sverð ok herklæði.

Bôru sverð ok {herklæði} á {vali víka}; frák snarræði líka þeim seggjum vel.

They carried swords and {war-garments} [ARMOUR] aboard {the stallions of bays} [SHIPS]; I have heard that bold action pleased those men well.

texts: ÓT 68

editions: Skj Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 1 (AI, 553; BI, 536); Skald I, 260; Fms 1, 164, Fms 12, 40, ÓT 1958-2000, I, 180-1 (ch. 86), Ólafur Halldórsson 2000, 23, 76.

sources

AM 61 fol (61) 19ra, 18 - 19ra, 19 (ÓT)  image  image  
AM 54 fol (54) 15ra, 17 - 15ra, 19 (ÓT)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 25rb, 30 - 25rb, 31 (ÓT)  image  
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