Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld (Þorm)

11th century; volume 5; ed. R. D. Fulk;

I. Lausavísur (Lv) - 33

Skj info: Þórmóðr Bersason Kolbrúnarskáld, Islandsk skjald, d. 1030. (AI, 277-88, BI, 256-66).

Skj poems:
1. Þórgeirsdrápa
2. Lausavísur

Lausavísur — Þorm LvV (Fbr)

R. D. Fulk 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld, Lausavísur’ 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. 820.

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cross-references:  17 = Anon (Vǫlsa) 11I 

for reference only:  18x   19x   20x   21x   22x   23x   24x   25x 

Skj: Þórmóðr Bersason Kolbrúnarskáld: 2. Lausavísur (AI, 281-8, BI, 260-6)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 823. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

10 — Þorm Lv 10I

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Loftungu gaft lengi
látr þats Fáfnir átti,
þú lézk mér enn mœrar
merkr fránǫluns vánir;
verðr emk, varga myrðir
víðlendr, frá þér síðan,
eða heldr of sæ sjaldan,
slíks réttar, skalk vétta.

texts: ÓH, ÓHLeg 17, ÓHÆ 3, Þorm 1, Flat 513

editions: Skj Þórmóðr Bersason Kolbrúnarskáld: 2. Lausavísur 10 (AI, 284; BI, 262); Skald I, 135, NN §710; ÓHÆ 1893, 4; ÓHLeg 1849, 44, 109, ÓHLeg 1922, 54, ÓHLeg 1982, 126-7; Flat 1860-8, II, 201, Fbr 1925-7, 224, ÓH 1941, II, 801, 804, ÍF 6, 283, ÍS III, 2277 (Þorm); Gaertner 1907, 310, 328-9, Finnur Jónsson 1932-3, 63-4.


NRA 52 (NRA52) 2r, 2 - 2r, 4 (ÓHÆ)  transcr.  image  
DG 8 (DG8) 90r, 27 - 90r, 30 (ÓHLeg)  transcr.  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 105ra, 5 - 105ra, 8 (Flat)  transcr.  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 141r, 15 - 141r, 17 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 141 folx (141x) 29v, 25 - 30r, 2 (Fbr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 761 b 4°x (761bx) 481r, 3 - 481r, 10  image  
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