Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þjóðólfr Arnórsson (ÞjóðA)

11th century; volume 2; ed. Diana Whaley;

5. Stanzas about Haraldr Sigurðarson’s leiðangr (Har) - 7

Skj info: Þjóðolfr Arnórsson, Islandsk skjald, d. 1066. (AI, 361-83, BI, 332-53).

Skj poems:
[untitled]
1. Magnúsflokkr
2. Runhent digt om Harald hårdråde
3. Sexstefja
4. Lausavísur

notes

Stanzas about Haraldr Sigurðarson’s leiðangr — ÞjóðA HarII

Diana Whaley 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Stanzas about Haraldr Sigurðarson’s leiðangr’ 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. 147-58.

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Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, pp. 156-7. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

6 — ÞjóðA Har 6II

Cite as: Diana Whaley (ed.) 2009, ‘Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Stanzas about Haraldr Sigurðarson’s leiðangr 6’ 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. 156-7.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hléseyjar lemr hôvan
hryngarð konungr barði;
neytir þá til þrautar
þengill snekkju strengja;
eigi's jarni bjúgu
indæll skaði lindis,
gnegr af gaddi digrum
grjót ok veðr en ljótu.

texts: H-Hr 156, HSig 50 (III 125), Hkr 504 (III 125)

editions: Skj Þjóðolfr Arnórsson: 4. Lausavísur 23 (AI, 382; BI, 352); Skald I, 177; Hkr 1893-1901, III, 158, IV, 226, ÍF 28, 144 (HSig ch. 60), F 1871, 226, E 1916, 73; Fms 6, 310 (HSig ch. 76), Fms 12, 154-5.

sources

AM 63 folx (Kx) 559r, 4 - 559r, 11 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 48va, 17 - 48va, 20 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 20v, 24 - 20v, 26 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 281v, 17 - 281v, 24 (Hkr)  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 55r, 29 - 55r, 29 (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 40rb, 27 - 40rb, 27 (H-Hr)  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 423r - 423r  image  
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