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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

I. 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar (Óldr) - 28

2.1: Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar (‘Drápa about Óláfr Tryggvason’) — Anon ÓldrI

Kate Heslop 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar’ 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. 1031.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XII]: [1]. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, ‘er Halfredr orti vandræda skalld’, et digt fra det 12. årh. (AI, 573-8, BI, 567-74)

SkP info: I, 1048

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16 — Anon Óldr 16I

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Cite as: Kate Heslop (ed.) 2012, ‘Anonymous Poems, Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar 16’ 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. 1048.

Hreinbyggvir lét hǫggva
hrófs af mǫrgum þjófi,
hinns of hvert ráð kunni,
hendr eða fœtr, at bœta.
Horvetna lét hjǫrva
hríðeflǫndum víða
austr, þeims unnu lǫstu,
ósið jǫfurr kviðjat.

 

{The occupant {of the reindeer of the boatshed}}, [(lit. ‘reindeer-occupant of the boatshed’) SHIP > SEAFARER] the one who could reform every state of life, had hands or feet chopped off many a thief. Everywhere in the east the prince had immorality banned far and wide {for strengtheners {of the storm of swords}} [(lit. ‘storm-strengtheners of swords’) BATTLE > WARRIORS] who practised vice.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XII]: [1]. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar 16 (AI, 576; BI, 571); Skald I, 276, NN §1221; Munch and Unger 1847, 122, 141, Gullberg 1875, 16, 33.

sources

Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 112vb, 35 - 112vb, 38 (Rst)  transcr.  image  image  
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