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Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (Þjóð)

9th century; volume 1; ed. Edith Marold;

III. 1. Haustlǫng (Haustl) - 20

Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, or inn hvinverski, ‘from Hvinir’ (Þjóð) was a Norwegian skald of the late ninth or early tenth century. As his nickname indicates, he was from Hvinir (Kvinesdal, Vest-Agder). His biography is largely unknown. Skáldatal names him as poet to several rulers and powerful men: Haraldr hárfagri ‘Fair-hair’ and Rǫgnvaldr heiðumhár or heiðumhæri ‘High with Honours’ (SnE 1848-87, III, 253, 261, 273), Hákon jarl Grjótgarðsson (ibid., 256, 265, 280), Þorleifr inn spaki ‘the Wise’ (ibid., 259, 268, 285), Strút-Haraldr jarl (ibid., 259, 284) and an unknown Sveinn jarl (ibid., 268). However, the associations with Hákon, Strút-Haraldr and Þorleifr are uncertain since they may have lived later in the tenth century; see Bugge (1894, 145, 175); Åkerlund (1939, 7). In Hkr, both within the Prologue (ÍF 26, 4) and in HHárf (ÍF 26, 127-8, 139), Þjóðólfr is represented as skald and friend to Haraldr hárfagri and as a dedicated foster-father to Haraldr’s son Guðrøðr ljómi ‘Beam of Light’. It is in this context that he speaks the two lausavísur associated with him (Þjóð Lv 1-2). Þjóðólfr ór Hvini is the composer of the poems Ynglingatal (Þjóð Yt) and Haustlǫng (Þjóð HaustlIII, edited in SkP III). Five stanzas of a poem dedicated to Haraldr hárfagri (Þjóð Har) are also attributed to him. Several stanzas of Haraldskvæði (Þhorn Harkv) are falsely attributed to Þjóðólfr; see Introduction to Harkv. Finally, a fragment (Þjóðólfr FragIII) edited in SkP III is likely to be the work of a different Þjóðólfr, though it is tentatively associated with Þjóð Yt in Skj; see Introduction to Yt.

Haustlǫng — Þjóð HaustlIII

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 431.

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Skj: Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, enn hvinverski: 2. Haustlǫng (AI, 16-20, BI, 14-18)

SkP info: III, 455

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15 — Þjóð Haustl 15III

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lemmatised words

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allr (adj.) ‘all...’ǫll 15/1

3at (prep.) ‘at, to...’ — 15/8

2brenna (verb) [°brennr/brenn; brann, brunnu; brunninn] ‘(strong, intransitive)...’brinna 15/4

2draga (verb) [°dregr; dró, drógu; dreginn/droget(Hirð NKS 1642 4° 146v²⁹; cf. [$962$])] ‘drag, pull, draw...’drógu 15/6

1ekkja (noun f.) [°-u; -ur, gen. ekkna] ‘widow, woman...’ — 15/7

2en (conj.) ‘but, and...’ — 15/1

endi (noun m.) ‘end...’ — 15/2

endilágr (adj.)endilôg 15/2

2er (conj.) ‘who, which, when...’þás 15/5

fram (adv.) ‘out, forth, forwards, away...’framm 15/6

fundr (noun m.) ‘discovery, meeting...’fundi 15/8

fyr (prep.) ‘for, over, because of, etc....’ — 15/2

2ganga (verb) [geng, gekk, gengu, genginn] ‘walk, go...’gekk 15/7

ginnungi (noun m.) ‘[abyss, hawks, hawk]...’ginnunga 15/4

gráp (noun n.) ‘hail...’grápi 15/3

grund (noun f.) ‘earth, land...’ — 15/3

hafr (noun m.) [°hafrs/-s(SnEU 56¹⁹), dat. hafri; hafrar] ‘goat...’hafrar 15/5

1hóf (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘court, temple...’hof 15/5

hófregin (noun n.)hofregin 15/5

hógr (adj.) ‘comfortable...’hóg 15/6

hógreið (noun f.)hógreiðar 15/6

1hrinda (verb) ‘launch, propell...’hrundin 15/3

Hrungnir (noun m.) ‘Hrungnir proper name...’Hrungnis 15/8

knega (verb) ‘to know, understand, be able to...’Knôttu 15/1

lágr (adj.) [°comp. lǽgri, superl. lǽgstr] ‘low...’lôg 15/2

mágr (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -i/-; -ar] ‘brother-, father-, or son-in-law...’mági 15/2

regin (noun n.) ‘divine power...’ — 15/5

1reið (noun f.) [°-ar; -ir/-ar] ‘riding; chariot...’reiðar 15/6

seðr (adv.) ‘[at once]...’ — 15/7

sundr (adv.) ‘(a)sunder...’ — 15/8

Svǫlnir (noun m.) ‘Svǫlnir...’Svǫlnis 15/7

Ullr (noun m.) ‘Ullr...’Ullar 15/1

2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’vas 15/3

1 (noun n.) ‘house, sanctuary...’ — 15/4

 

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