Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þorbjǫrn dísarskáld (Þdís)

10th century; volume 3; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

2. Poem about a Saint (Saint) - 1

Skj info: Þorbjǫrn dísarskáld, Islænder, sidste halvdel af 10. årh. (AI, 144, BI, 135).

Skj poems:
1. Et digt om Tor
2. Et helgendigt(?)

Poem about a Saint — Þdís SaintIII

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Þorbjǫrn dísarskáld, Poem about a Saint’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 472.


Skj: Þorbjǫrn dísarskáld: 2. Et helgendigt(?) (AI, 144, BI, 135); stanzas (if different): [v]

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 472. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — Þdís Saint 1III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hafreiðar vas hlœðir
hlunns í skírnar brunni,
Hvítakrists sás hæsta
hoddsviptir fekk giptu.

texts: LaufE 175 (395), Skm 269, SnE 271

editions: Skj Þorbjǫrn dísarskáld: 2. Et helgendigt(?) (AI, 144; BI, 135); Skald I, 74, NN §428; SnE 1848-87, I, 446-7, II, 333, III, 89, 444, SnE 1931, 158, SnE 1998, I, 76.


GKS 2367 4° (R) 35v, 2 - 35v, 3 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 36v, 34 - 36v, 35 (SnE)  transcr.  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 80, 21 - 80, 22 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U) 34r, 20 - 34r, 22 (SnE)  transcr.  image  
AM 748 I b 4° (A) 12r, 21 - 12r, 22 (SnE)  transcr.  image  image  
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