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.
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.
Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa (AI, 553-5, BI, 536-8)
SkP info: I, 951
11 — ÞGísl Búdr 11I
The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).
Sté fyr húf hesti
hrófs enn þrekmesti
gladdisk nagr sára;
niðr kom bens bára,
Búi nam sér hvára
(ferð hykk friðar mistu)
frœkn í hǫnd kistu. (runhent)
texts: ‹ÓT 93›
editions: Skj Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 11 (AI, 555; BI, 538); Skald I, 261; Fms 1, 178, Fms 12, 44-5, ÓT 1958-2000, I, 194-5 (ch. 90); Ólafur Halldórsson 2000, 30, 82.