Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þórarinn loftunga (Þloft)

11th century; volume 1; ed. Matthew Townend;

3. Glælognskviða (Glækv) - 10

Skj info: Þórarinn loftunga, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 322-7, BI, 298-301).

Skj poems:
1. Hǫfuðlausn
2. Tøgdrápa
3. Glælognskviða

Glælognskviða — Þloft GlækvI

Matthew Townend 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Þórarinn loftunga, Glælognskviða’ 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. 863.

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for reference only:  10x 

Skj: Þórarinn loftunga: 3. Glælognskviða, 1032 (AI, 324-7, BI, 300-1)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 873. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

8 — Þloft Glækv 8I

Cite as: Matthew Townend (ed.) 2012, ‘Þórarinn loftunga, Glælognskviða 8’ 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. 873.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

En herr manns,
es heilagr es
konungr sjalfr,
krýpr at gagni,
ok beiðendr
blindir sœkja
þjóðan máls,
en þaðan heilir.  (kviðuháttr)

texts: Flat 644, ÓH 183 (179), ÓHHkr 172 (II 172), Hkr 373 (II 172)

editions: Skj Þórarinn loftunga: 3. Glælognskviða 8 (AI, 326-7; BI, 301);

Skald I, 153, NN §§1130, 2988I; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 521, IV, 175, ÍF 27, 408 (ÓHHkr ch. 245); ÓH 1941, I, 604 (ch. 245), Flat 1860-8, II, 377; Magerøy 1948, 12-15, 17, 29-30.

sources

AM 36 folx (Kx) 487r, 26 - 487v, 6 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
AM 39 fol (39) 11ra, 28 - 11ra, 31 (Hkr)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 71v, 38 - 71v, 40 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VI 4° (325VI) 39vb, 12 - 39vb, 14 (ÓH)  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 273, 18 - 273, 19 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 128vb, 16 - 128vb, 18 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 40r, 7 - 40r, 8 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 325 XI 2 n 4° (325XI 2 n) 1r, 3 - 1r, 4 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 127va, 10 - 127va, 12 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 159r, 38 - 159r, 38 (ÓH)  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 566va, 12 - 566va, 16 (ÓH)  image  image  
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