Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þorbjǫrn skakkaskáld (Þskakk)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Erlingsdrápa (Erldr) - 3

Skj info: Þórbjǫrn skakkaskáld, Islandsk skjald, 12. årh. (AI, 534-5, BI, 515-16).

Skj poems:
Erlingsdrápa

Erlingsdrápa — Þskakk ErldrII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Þorbjǫrn skakkaskáld, Erlingsdrápa’ 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. 631-5.

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Skj: Þórbjǫrn skakkaskáld: Erlingsdrápa, o. 1170 (AI, 534-5, BI, 515-16)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume II, p. 635. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

3 — Þskakk Erldr 3II

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Þorbjǫrn skakkaskáld, Erlingsdrápa 3’ 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, p. 635.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Urð dró austan fjarðar
Erlingr at vígingum,
(mein fekk margr af Kœnu
maðr) es hann fór þaðra;
fœrðr vas fleinn meðal herða
Fríreks, ofar nekkvi
skoldi óþarfr ǫldu
illgjarn við tré Bjarni.

texts: H-Hr 355, MErl 3 (III 233), Hkr 615 (III 233)

editions: Skj Þórbjǫrn skakkaskáld: Erlingsdrápa 3 (AI, 535; BI, 516); Skald I, 252; ÍF 28, 394-5 (MErl ch. 20), F 1871, 372, E 1916, 239; Fms 7, 303-4 (MErl ch. 12).

sources

AM 63 folx (Kx) 708r, 8 - 708r, 15 (Hkr)  image  
AM 45 fol (F) 81ra, 10 - 81ra, 13 (Hkr)  image  image  image  image  
AM 47 fol (E) 68r, 10 - 68r, 12 (Hkr)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 378r, 5 - 378r, 12 (Hkr)  image  
AM 42 folx (42x) 65v, 20 - 65v, 20 (Hkr)  image  
AM 66 fol (H) 137r, 2 - 137r, 2 (H-Hr)  image  image  image  image  
GKS 1010 fol (Hr) 88vb, 18 - 88vb, 18 (H-Hr)  image  
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