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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, 946

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

5 — ÞGísl Búdr 5I

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance

 

Cite as: Emily Lethbridge (ed.) 2012, ‘Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa 5’ 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. 946.

Hrutu fyr borð bæði
— brustu herklæði —
hǫfuð ok hendr manna;
hræ nam vargr kanna.

Bæði hǫfuð ok hendr manna hrutu fyr borð; {herklæði} brustu; vargr nam kanna hræ.

Both heads and hands of men flew overboard; {war-garments} [ARMOUR] burst; the wolf started to search corpses.

texts: ÓT 79

editions: Skj Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 5 (AI, 554; BI, 537); Skald I, 261; Fms 1, 171, Fms 12, 42, ÓT 1958-2000, I, 188 (ch. 90), Ólafur Halldórsson 2000, 26, 79.

sources

AM 61 fol (61) 19vb, 5 - 19vb, 6 (ÓT)  image  image  
AM 53 fol (53) 16ra, 36 - 16ra, 37 (ÓT)  image  
AM 54 fol (54) 16ra, 8 - 16ra, 10 (ÓT)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 26rb, 18 - 26rb, 19 (ÓT)  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated