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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

II. 2. Nóregs konungatal (Nkt) - 85

2.1: Nóregs konungatal (‘Enumeration of the Kings of Norway’) — Anon NktII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Nóregs konungatal’ 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. 761-806.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56   57   58   59   60   61   62   63   64   65   66   67   68   69   70   71   72   73   74   75 

for reference only:  6x   10x   16x   25x   39x   54x   55x   60x   61x   68x 

Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XII]: [2]. Nóregs konunga-tal, „er Sæmundr frodi orti“, et digt om Jóan Loptsson, omtr. 1190. (AI, 579-89, BI, 575-90); stanzas (if different): 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11-12 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18-19 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28-29 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43-44 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59, 60/1-4 | 60 | 60/5-8, 61 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66, 67/1-4 | 67 | 67/5-8, 68 | 68 | 69 | 70 | 71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75-76 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83

SkP info: II, 795

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55 — Anon Nkt 55II

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 55’ 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. 795.

Þat veit hverr,
at Haraldr gilli
vas samfast
sex vetr konungr,
áðr * lofðung
af lífdǫgum
tírarlaust
tóku fyrðar.
s at Krists
kirkju jarðaðr
í Bjǫrgyn
bróðir jǫfra.

 

Everyone knows that Haraldr gilli (‘Servant’) was king continuously for six years before men deprived that lord of his life without glory. That brother of princes is buried in Kristkirken in Bergen.

notes: Haraldr gilli Magnússon was murdered in Bergen on 14 December 1136 by his half-brother, Sigurðr slembidjákn Magnússon, and Sigurðr’s men. See Mork 1928-32, 411-13, Fsk (ÍF 29, 327-9), MbHgHkr (ÍF 28, 300-2). Kristkirken (Kristskirkja, Christ’s Church) in Bergen was erected by Óláfr kyrri Haraldsson (see ÍF 28, 204).

texts: Flat 787

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XII]: [2]. Nóregs konunga-tal 60/5-8, 61 (AI, 587; BI, 585-6); Skald I, 285; Flat 1860-8, II, 526.

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GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 144vb, 25 - 144vb, 26  transcr.  image  image  image  
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