Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þorgils fiskimaðr (Þfisk)

11th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 3

Skj info: Þórgils fiskimaðr, Nordmand, 11 årh. (AI, 400-1, BI, 369).

Skj poems:
Lausavísur

Lausavísur — Þfisk LvII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Þorgils fiskimaðr, Lausavísur’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 333-6.

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Skj: Þórgils fiskimaðr: Lausavísur, o. 1055 (AI, 400-1, BI, 369)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 333-4. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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 — Þfisk Lv 1II

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Þorgils fiskimaðr, Lausavísur 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 333-4.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Ófúsa drók ýsu,
áttak fang við lǫngu;
vank of hǫfði hennar
hlǫmm - vas þat fyr skǫmmu;
þó mank hitt, es hrotta
hǫfðum golli vafðan,
dúði dǫrr í blóði
drengr - vas þat fyr lengra.

texts: Flat 1074, H-Hr 193, MH 105, Mork 73

editions: Skj Þórgils fiskimaðr: Lausavísur 1 (AI, 400; BI, 369); Skald I, 184; Mork 1867, 101, Mork 1928-32, 247, Andersson and Gade 2000, 252-3, 479 (MH); Flat 1860-8, III, 377 (MH); Fms 6, 385 (HSig ch. 108); F 1871, 255 (HSig).

sources

GKS 1009 fol (Mork) 17r, 3 - 17r, 3 (Mork)  image  image  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 202ra, 37 - 202ra, 40 (Flat)  image  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 69v - 69v (H-Hr)  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 50va, 21 - 50va, 21 (H-Hr)  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 54vb, 2 - 54vb, 5  image  image  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 532r, 2 - 532r, 9  image  
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