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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.

 

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

context: The battle continues. There is great loss of men on both sides, though the greatest at this point is on Hákon jarl’s side, and the heads and limbs of men fall overboard.

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