Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þorleifr skúma Þorkelsson (Þskúm)

10th century; volume 1; ed. Diana Whaley;

Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

Skj info: Þórleifr skúma Þórkelsson, Islænder, deltog i Jomsvikingeslaget. (AI, 117, BI, 111-112).

Skj poems:
Lausavísa

Lausavísa — Þskúm LvI

Diana Whaley 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Þorleifr skúma Þorkelsson, Lausavísa’ 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. 359.

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Skj: Þórleifr skúma Þórkelsson: Lausavísa, o. 986 (AI, 117, BI, 111-112); stanzas (if different): [v]

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume I, p. 360. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

1 — Þskúm Lv 1I

Cite as: Diana Whaley (ed.) 2012, ‘Þorleifr skúma Þorkelsson, Lausavísa 1’ 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. 360.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hefk í hendi
til hǫfuðs gǫrva,
beinbrot Búa,
bǫl Sigvalda,
[vô víkinga,
vǫrn Hôkonar];
sjá skal verða,
ef vér lifum,
eikikylfa
óþǫrf Dǫnum.  (fornyrðislag)

texts: Flat 223, FoGT 27, Fsk 92, Jvs 7, LaufE 134 (380), Gramm 152

editions: Skj Þórleifr skúma Þórkelsson: Lausavísa (AI, 117; BI, 111-12); Skald I, 63; Fms 11, 130, Fms 12, 238, Flat 1860-8, I, 189, Jvs 1875, 28, Jvs 1879, 73-4, Jvs 1882, 111, Jvs 1962, 34, Jvs 1969, 180; Fsk 1902-3, 95 (ch. 20), ÍF 29, 132 (ch. 22); SnE 1848-87, II, 212, FoGT 1884, 131, 262-4, FoGT 2004, 112-13.

sources

AM 291 4° (291) 34v, 3 - 34v, 5 (Jvs)  transcr.  image  
Holm perg 7 4° (7) 36v - 36v (Jvs)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 25rb, 11 - 25rb, 11 (Jvs)  image  image  image  
AM 510 4° (510) 59r, 35 - 59v, 3 (Jvs)  transcr.  image  image  
OsloUB 371 folx (FskBx) 28v, 3 - 28v, 6 (Fsk)  transcr.  image  
AM 303 4°x (FskAx) 105, 24 - 106, 7 (Fsk)  image  
AM 51 folx (51x) 25v, 13 - 25v, 19 (Fsk)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 114, 16 - 114, 18 (FoGT)  image  image  image  
AM 301 4°x (301x) 39r, 6 - 39r, 9 (Fsk)  
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