Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Valgarðr á Velli (Valg)

11th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Poem about Haraldr harðráði (Har) - 11

Skj info: Valgarðr á Velli, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 390-3, BI, 360-3).

Skj poems:
Et digt om Harald hårdråde

Nothing is known about Valgarðr (Valg), but his nickname (á Velli ‘at Völlur’) indicates that he could have belonged to the family of Mǫrðr Valgarðsson from Völlur (Rangársýsla) in southern Iceland (see Brennu-Njáls saga, ÍF 12, passim; SnE 1848-87, III, 605-6; LH 1894-1901, I, 637-8). Skáldatal (SnE 1848-87, III, 254, 262, 275) lists him among Haraldr Sigurðarson’s court poets.

Poem about Haraldr harðráði — Valg HarII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Valgarðr á Velli, Poem about Haraldr harðráði’ 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. 300-10.

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Skj: Valgarðr á Velli: Et digt om Harald hårdråde (AI, 390-3, BI, 360-3)

SkP info: II, 308-9

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10 — Valg Har 10II

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lemmatised words

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af (prep.) ‘from...’ — 10/6

3bera (verb) [°berr; bar, báru; borinn] ‘bear, carry...’bar 10/5

2brenna (verb) [°brennr/brenn; brann, brunnu; brunninn] ‘(strong, intransitive)...’brynni 10/1

brjóta (verb) [°brýtr; braut, brutu; brotinn] ‘to break, destroy...’braut 10/8

dagleið (noun f.) [°; -ir] ‘[day journey]...’ — 10/7

dreki (noun m.) [°-a; -ar] ‘dragon, dragon-ship...’ — 10/7

1dúfa (noun f.) [°-u; -ur, gen. -na] ‘billow, wave...’dúfu 10/8

eldr (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -i/-(HómÍsl¹‰(1993) 24v²⁴); -ar] ‘fire...’ — 10/3

fara (verb) [ferr, fór, fóru, farinn] ‘go, travel...’fór 10/7

gull (noun n.) ‘gold...’golli 10/6

halda (verb) ‘hold, keep...’helduð 10/3

2hreinn (adj.) [°compar. hreinari/hreinni, superl. hreinastr/hreinstr] ‘pure...’hreinu 10/6

húfr (noun m.) [°dat. -i] ‘hull...’húfi 10/8

iðglíkr (adj.)iðglíkt 10/2

2inn (art.) ‘the...’ — 10/1, 10/5

í (prep.) ‘in, into...’ — 10/1

miðja (noun f.) [°-u] ‘the middle...’miðjan 10/2

mikill (adj.) [°mikinn] ‘great, large...’mikla 10/7

munnr (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -i; -ar] ‘mouth...’munn 10/4

ormr (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -i; -ar] ‘serpent...’orms 10/4

rauðr (adj.) [°compar. -ari] ‘red...’rauða 10/5

sem (conj.) ‘as, which...’ — 10/1

2sjá (verb) ‘see...’séa 10/2

1skeið (noun f.) [°-ar; -r/-ar/-ir] ‘ship...’ — 10/5

skip (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘ship...’skipum 10/4

skína (verb) ‘shine...’skein 10/6

skolptr (noun m.) ‘[skull]...’skolpt 10/5

sunnan (adv.) ‘(from the) south...’ — 10/4

3und (prep.) ‘under, underneath...’ — 10/8

2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’vas 10/1

yðvarr (pron.) [°f. yður; pl. yðrir] ‘your...’yðrum 10/3

þars (conj.) ‘where...’ — 10/3

 

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