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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, ‘ 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. <> (accessed 1 July 2022)

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, 947

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6 — ÞGísl Búdr 6I

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Neytti herr handa,
hríð vas snǫrp branda,
fúst vas fár randa
til fjǫrnis landa;
fellu fleinbǫrvar,
flugu af streng ǫrvar,
sungu hôtt hjǫrvar
við hlífar gǫrvar.  (runhent)

texts: ÓT 82

editions: Skj Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 6 (AI, 554; BI, 537);

Skald I, 261; Fms 1, 172, Fms 12, 43, ÓT 1958-2000, I, 189 (ch. 90), Ólafur Halldórsson 2000, 27, 80.


AM 61 fol (61) 19vb, 21 - 19vb, 23 (ÓT)  image  image  
AM 53 fol (53) 16rb, 17 - 16rb, 20 (ÓT)  image  
AM 54 fol (54) 16ra, 30 - 16ra, 33 (ÓT)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 26va, 1 - 26va, 4 (ÓT)  image  
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