Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þórðr Særeksson (Sjáreksson) (ÞSjár)

11th century; volume 1; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

3. Róðudrápa (Róðdr) - 1

Skj info: Þórðr Særeksson, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 327-30, BI, 302-4).

Skj poems:
1. Et digt om Klœingr Brúsason
2. Þórolfs drápa Skolmssonar
3. Róðudrápa
4. Lausavísur og ubestemmelige brudstykker

notes
LP: ÞSjár(Sær)

Róðudrápa — ÞSjár RóðdrI

Kari Ellen Gade 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Þórðr Særeksson (Sjáreksson), Róðudrápa’ 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. 242.

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Skj: Þórðr Særeksson: 3. Róðudrápa, o. 1031 (AI, 329, BI, 303); stanzas (if different): [v]

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 243. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

1 — ÞSjár Róðdr 1I

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2012, ‘Þórðr Særeksson (Sjáreksson), Róðudrápa 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. 243.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Átti Egða dróttinn
Áleifr þrimu stála
við ágætan Jóta
ǫðling, þanns klauf hringa;
skaut nær skarpt at móti
Skônunga gramr hônum;
Sveins vasa sonr at reyna
slær; þaut ulfr of hrævi.

texts: Flat 545, Fsk 147, ÓH 107 (104), ÓHHkr 101 (II 101), ÓHLeg 38 [5-8], Hkr 302 (II 101)

editions: Skj Þórðr Særeksson: 3. Róðudrápa (AI, 329; BI, 303);

Skald I, 154; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 366, ÍF 27, 281 (ÓHHkr ch. 150); ÓH 1941, I, 438 (ch. 140), Flat 1860-8, II, 281; ÓHLeg 1922, 61, ÓHLeg 1982, 146-7; Fsk 1902-3, 165 (ch. 27), ÍF 29, 187 (ch. 32).

sources

Lbs frg 82 fol (K) 1ra, 18 - 1ra, 22 (Hkr)  transcr.  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 52v, 10 - 52v, 12 (ÓH)  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 381va, 24 - 381va, 24 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 198r, 2 - 198r, 9 (ÓH)  image  
AM 36 folx (Kx) 411v - 412r, 7 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 186, 6 - 186, 8 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 161r, 1 - 161r, 1 (ÓH)  image  
AM 68 fol (68) 50r, 27 - 50r, 27 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 46vb, 18 - 46vb, 22 (ÓH)  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 112rb, 29 - 112rb, 32 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 75 c fol (75c) 31v, 20 - 31v, 20 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 59ra, 31 - 59rb, 3 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 30r, 14 - 30r, 16 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 182ra, 14 - 182ra, 18 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 115rb, 53 - 115rb, 55 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 138v, 24 - 138v, 24 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 IX 2 4° (325IX 2) 4vb, 31 - 4vb, 34 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 XI 1 4° (325XI 1) 4rb, 8 - 4rb, 8 (ÓH)  image  
DG 8 (DG8) 92v, 14 - 92v, 16 (ÓHLeg)  image  
AM 303 4°x (FskAx) 173, 22 - 174, 5 (Fsk)  image  
AM 301 4°x (301x) 63v, 25 - 64r, 4 (Fsk)  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 454r - 454r  image  
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