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Vol. I. Poetry for Scandinavian Rulers 1: From Mythological Times to c. 1035

Vol. II. Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: from c. 1035 to c. 1300

Vol. III. Poetry from Treatises on Poetics

Vol. VII. Poetry on Christian Subjects

Vol. VIII. Poetry in the fornaldarsǫgur

 

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1. Contents

Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson........................................................................... 3

Fragments.............................................................................................. 3

Introduction....................................................................................... 3

1...................................................................................................... 3

2...................................................................................................... 4

3...................................................................................................... 5

4...................................................................................................... 6

5...................................................................................................... 7

6...................................................................................................... 8

7...................................................................................................... 9

8.................................................................................................... 10

Poem about Hermundr Illugason............................................................... 11

Introduction...................................................................................... 11

1.................................................................................................... 11

Ásgrímr Jónsson........................................................................................ 12

Biography......................................................................................... 12

Lausavísa.............................................................................................. 12

Introduction...................................................................................... 12

1.................................................................................................... 12

Ásgrímr Ketilsson...................................................................................... 14

Biography......................................................................................... 14

Poem about Sverrir................................................................................ 14

Introduction...................................................................................... 14

1.................................................................................................... 14

Atli litli................................................................................................... 16

Biography......................................................................................... 16

Poem about Óláfr kyrri........................................................................... 16

Introduction...................................................................................... 16

1.................................................................................................... 16

Auðunn illskælda....................................................................................... 18

Lausavísa.............................................................................................. 18

Introduction...................................................................................... 18

1.................................................................................................... 18

Bjarni ...ason........................................................................................... 20

Biography......................................................................................... 20

Fragments............................................................................................ 20

Introduction...................................................................................... 20

1.................................................................................................... 21

2.................................................................................................... 22

3.................................................................................................... 23

4.................................................................................................... 24

5.................................................................................................... 25

Bragi inn gamli Boddason........................................................................... 26

Biography......................................................................................... 26

Ragnarsdrápa......................................................................................... 27

Introduction...................................................................................... 27

1.................................................................................................... 28

2.................................................................................................... 30

3.................................................................................................... 31

4.................................................................................................... 33

5.................................................................................................... 35

6.................................................................................................... 36

7.................................................................................................... 38

8.................................................................................................... 39

9.................................................................................................... 41

10................................................................................................... 42

11................................................................................................... 43

12................................................................................................... 46

Þórr’s fishing........................................................................................ 46

Introduction...................................................................................... 46

1.................................................................................................... 47

2.................................................................................................... 48

3.................................................................................................... 49

4.................................................................................................... 50

5.................................................................................................... 51

6.................................................................................................... 52

Fragments............................................................................................ 53

1.................................................................................................... 54

2.................................................................................................... 56

3.................................................................................................... 58

4.................................................................................................... 59

5.................................................................................................... 61

6.................................................................................................... 62

An exchange of verses between Bragi and a troll-woman.................................. 63

Introduction...................................................................................... 63

1.................................................................................................... 64

Egill Skallagrímsson................................................................................... 66

Fragment............................................................................................. 66

Introduction...................................................................................... 66

1.................................................................................................... 66

Eilífr Goðrúnarson.................................................................................... 68

Biography......................................................................................... 68

Þórsdrápa............................................................................................. 68

Introduction...................................................................................... 68

1.................................................................................................... 75

2.................................................................................................... 77

3.................................................................................................... 80

4.................................................................................................... 83

5.................................................................................................... 85

6.................................................................................................... 87

7.................................................................................................... 89

8.................................................................................................... 91

9.................................................................................................... 95

10................................................................................................... 96

11................................................................................................... 99

12................................................................................................. 101

13................................................................................................. 104

14................................................................................................. 105

15................................................................................................. 108

16................................................................................................. 111

17................................................................................................. 113

18................................................................................................. 115

19................................................................................................. 117

20................................................................................................. 119

21................................................................................................. 121

22................................................................................................. 123

23................................................................................................. 124

Fragment............................................................................................ 126

Introduction.................................................................................... 126

1................................................................................................... 127

Eilífr kúlnasveinn.................................................................................... 130

Biography....................................................................................... 130

Kristsdrápa.......................................................................................... 130

Introduction.................................................................................... 130

1................................................................................................... 130

2................................................................................................... 132

3................................................................................................... 132

4................................................................................................... 133

Fragment............................................................................................ 134

Introduction.................................................................................... 134

1................................................................................................... 134

Einarr skálaglamm Helgason....................................................................... 137

Haraldsdrápa blátannar........................................................................... 137

Introduction.................................................................................... 137

1................................................................................................... 137

2................................................................................................... 138

Einarr Skúlason....................................................................................... 140

Øxarflokkr........................................................................................... 140

Introduction.................................................................................... 140

1................................................................................................... 141

2................................................................................................... 142

3................................................................................................... 143

4................................................................................................... 144

5................................................................................................... 145

6................................................................................................... 146

7................................................................................................... 147

8................................................................................................... 148

9................................................................................................... 149

10................................................................................................. 150

Fragments........................................................................................... 151

Introduction.................................................................................... 151

1................................................................................................... 151

2................................................................................................... 153

3................................................................................................... 154

4................................................................................................... 155

5................................................................................................... 156

6................................................................................................... 157

7................................................................................................... 158

8................................................................................................... 159

9................................................................................................... 160

10................................................................................................. 161

11................................................................................................. 162

12................................................................................................. 163

13................................................................................................. 163

14................................................................................................. 164

15................................................................................................. 165

16................................................................................................. 166

17................................................................................................. 167

18................................................................................................. 168

Lausavísur........................................................................................... 169

Introduction.................................................................................... 169

7................................................................................................... 169

8................................................................................................... 171

9................................................................................................... 172

10................................................................................................. 173

11................................................................................................. 174

12................................................................................................. 175

13................................................................................................. 176

14................................................................................................. 177

15................................................................................................. 179

Erringar-Steinn....................................................................................... 180

Biography....................................................................................... 180

Lausavísa............................................................................................ 180

Introduction.................................................................................... 180

1................................................................................................... 180

Eyjólfr Brúnason..................................................................................... 182

Biography....................................................................................... 182

Lausavísa............................................................................................ 182

Introduction.................................................................................... 182

1................................................................................................... 182

Eysteinn Valdason................................................................................... 185

Biography....................................................................................... 185

Poem about Þórr................................................................................. 185

Introduction.................................................................................... 185

1................................................................................................... 185

2................................................................................................... 186

3................................................................................................... 187

Gamli gnævaðarskáld................................................................................ 189

Biography....................................................................................... 189

Poem about Þórr................................................................................. 189

Introduction.................................................................................... 189

1................................................................................................... 189

Fragment............................................................................................ 190

Introduction.................................................................................... 190

1................................................................................................... 190

Gizurr svarti (gullbrárskáld)........................................................................ 192

Fragment............................................................................................ 192

Introduction.................................................................................... 192

1................................................................................................... 192

Glúmr Geirason...................................................................................... 194

Poem about Eiríkr blóðøx...................................................................... 194

Introduction.................................................................................... 194

1................................................................................................... 194

Grani skáld............................................................................................ 196

Fragment............................................................................................ 196

Introduction.................................................................................... 196

1................................................................................................... 196

Guðbrandr í Svǫlum................................................................................ 198

Fragment............................................................................................ 198

Introduction.................................................................................... 198

2................................................................................................... 198

Guðlaugr............................................................................................... 200

Biography....................................................................................... 200

Lausavísa............................................................................................ 200

Introduction.................................................................................... 200

1................................................................................................... 200

Hallar-Steinn.......................................................................................... 202

Fragments........................................................................................... 202

Introduction.................................................................................... 202

2................................................................................................... 202

3................................................................................................... 203

4................................................................................................... 205

5................................................................................................... 206

6................................................................................................... 208

7................................................................................................... 209

Halldórr skvaldri...................................................................................... 210

Fragment............................................................................................ 210

Introduction.................................................................................... 210

1................................................................................................... 210

Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson............................................................... 212

Hákonardrápa...................................................................................... 212

Introduction.................................................................................... 212

1................................................................................................... 215

2................................................................................................... 216

3................................................................................................... 218

4................................................................................................... 219

5................................................................................................... 219

6................................................................................................... 221

7................................................................................................... 223

8................................................................................................... 224

Hallgrímr............................................................................................... 226

Biography....................................................................................... 226

Fragment............................................................................................ 226

Introduction.................................................................................... 226

1................................................................................................... 226

Hallr Snorrason....................................................................................... 228

Magnússdrápa Erlingssonar...................................................................... 228

Introduction.................................................................................... 228

1................................................................................................... 228

Hallvarðr háreksblesi................................................................................. 230

Biography....................................................................................... 230

Knútsdrápa.......................................................................................... 230

Introduction.................................................................................... 230

1................................................................................................... 231

2................................................................................................... 232

3................................................................................................... 233

4................................................................................................... 235

5................................................................................................... 236

6................................................................................................... 237

7................................................................................................... 238

8................................................................................................... 239

Hávarðr halti ísfirðingr............................................................................. 241

Lausavísa 1......................................................................................... 241

Introduction.................................................................................... 241

1................................................................................................... 241

Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson............................................................................. 243

Biography....................................................................................... 243

Ferðavísur........................................................................................... 243

Introduction.................................................................................... 243

1................................................................................................... 244

2................................................................................................... 245

3................................................................................................... 246

4................................................................................................... 247

5................................................................................................... 248

From a poem about Þorsteinn................................................................ 250

Introduction.................................................................................... 250

1................................................................................................... 250

2................................................................................................... 251

3................................................................................................... 252

Poem about Gizurr gullbrárskáld.............................................................. 254

Introduction.................................................................................... 254

1................................................................................................... 254

2................................................................................................... 255

3................................................................................................... 256

Fragments........................................................................................... 259

Introduction.................................................................................... 259

1................................................................................................... 259

2................................................................................................... 261

3................................................................................................... 262

4................................................................................................... 262

5................................................................................................... 264

Illugi bryndœlaskáld.................................................................................. 266

Lausavísa............................................................................................ 266

Introduction.................................................................................... 266

1................................................................................................... 266

Klœingr Þorsteinsson................................................................................ 268

Biography....................................................................................... 268

Lausavísa............................................................................................ 268

Introduction.................................................................................... 268

1................................................................................................... 268

Kolbeinn Tumason.................................................................................. 270

Lausavísa............................................................................................ 270

Introduction.................................................................................... 270

7................................................................................................... 270

Kormákr Ǫgmundarson............................................................................ 272

Sigurðardrápa....................................................................................... 272

Introduction.................................................................................... 272

1................................................................................................... 274

2................................................................................................... 277

3................................................................................................... 277

4................................................................................................... 279

5................................................................................................... 281

6................................................................................................... 283

7................................................................................................... 285

Lausavísur........................................................................................... 286

Introduction.................................................................................... 286

65................................................................................................. 287

Leiðólfr skáld......................................................................................... 289

Biography....................................................................................... 289

Fragment............................................................................................ 289

Introduction.................................................................................... 289

1................................................................................................... 289

Máni.................................................................................................... 290

Lausavísa............................................................................................ 290

Introduction.................................................................................... 290

5................................................................................................... 290

Markús Skeggjason.................................................................................. 292

Poem on Knútr Sveinsson........................................................................ 292

Introduction.................................................................................... 292

1................................................................................................... 292

Fragments........................................................................................... 293

1................................................................................................... 293

2................................................................................................... 294

Lausavísur........................................................................................... 295

1................................................................................................... 296

2................................................................................................... 297

Níkulás Bergsson..................................................................................... 299

Kristsdrápa.......................................................................................... 299

Introduction.................................................................................... 299

1................................................................................................... 299

Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson......................................................................... 301

Thómasdrápa....................................................................................... 301

Introduction.................................................................................... 301

1................................................................................................... 301

2................................................................................................... 302

Fragments........................................................................................... 302

Introduction.................................................................................... 302

1................................................................................................... 303

2................................................................................................... 303

3................................................................................................... 304

4................................................................................................... 304

5................................................................................................... 305

6................................................................................................... 306

7................................................................................................... 307

8................................................................................................... 308

9................................................................................................... 309

Óláfr svartaskáld Leggsson.......................................................................... 311

Biography....................................................................................... 311

Hákonardrápa...................................................................................... 311

Introduction.................................................................................... 311

1................................................................................................... 312

2................................................................................................... 312

Skúladrápa.......................................................................................... 313

Introduction.................................................................................... 313

1................................................................................................... 313

Kristsdrápa.......................................................................................... 314

Introduction.................................................................................... 314

1................................................................................................... 314

2................................................................................................... 315

Love poem......................................................................................... 316

Introduction.................................................................................... 316

1................................................................................................... 317

2................................................................................................... 317

3................................................................................................... 318

Ormr Barreyjarskáld................................................................................. 320

Biography....................................................................................... 320

Fragments........................................................................................... 320

Introduction.................................................................................... 320

1................................................................................................... 320

2................................................................................................... 322

Ormr Steinþórsson.................................................................................. 323

Biography....................................................................................... 323

Poem about a woman........................................................................... 323

Introduction.................................................................................... 323

1................................................................................................... 325

2................................................................................................... 326

3................................................................................................... 327

4................................................................................................... 328

5................................................................................................... 329

6................................................................................................... 331

Fragments........................................................................................... 332

Introduction.................................................................................... 332

1................................................................................................... 332

2................................................................................................... 333

Óttarr svarti........................................................................................... 335

Óláfsdrápa sœnska................................................................................. 335

Introduction.................................................................................... 335

1................................................................................................... 336

2................................................................................................... 337

3................................................................................................... 337

4................................................................................................... 338

5................................................................................................... 339

6................................................................................................... 340

Rǫgnvaldr jarl Kali Kolsson........................................................................ 342

Lausavísur........................................................................................... 342

Introduction.................................................................................... 342

33................................................................................................. 342

34................................................................................................. 343

35................................................................................................. 345

Sigvatr Þórðarson.................................................................................... 347

Fragments........................................................................................... 347

Introduction.................................................................................... 347

1................................................................................................... 347

2................................................................................................... 349

Skáldhelgi Þórðarson................................................................................ 351

Biography....................................................................................... 351

Fragment............................................................................................ 351

Introduction.................................................................................... 351

1................................................................................................... 351

Skáldþórir.............................................................................................. 353

Biography....................................................................................... 353

Lausavísa............................................................................................ 353

Introduction.................................................................................... 353

1................................................................................................... 353

Skapti Þóroddsson................................................................................... 355

Biography....................................................................................... 355

Fragment............................................................................................ 355

Introduction.................................................................................... 355

1................................................................................................... 356

Skraut-Oddr........................................................................................... 358

Biography....................................................................................... 358

Fragments........................................................................................... 358

Introduction.................................................................................... 358

1................................................................................................... 358

2................................................................................................... 359

Skúli Þorsteinsson................................................................................... 360

Biography....................................................................................... 360

Poem about Svǫlðr............................................................................... 360

Introduction.................................................................................... 360

1................................................................................................... 361

2................................................................................................... 362

3................................................................................................... 364

4................................................................................................... 364

5................................................................................................... 366

Lausavísa............................................................................................ 366

Introduction.................................................................................... 366

1................................................................................................... 367

Sneglu-Halli........................................................................................... 369

Fragment............................................................................................ 369

Introduction.................................................................................... 369

1................................................................................................... 369

Snorri Sturluson...................................................................................... 370

Lausavísur........................................................................................... 370

5................................................................................................... 370

6................................................................................................... 372

7................................................................................................... 374

Fragment from a religious poem.............................................................. 375

Introduction.................................................................................... 375

1................................................................................................... 375

Snæbjǫrn............................................................................................... 376

Biography....................................................................................... 376

Lausavísur........................................................................................... 376

Introduction.................................................................................... 376

1................................................................................................... 377

2................................................................................................... 379

Starkaðr gamli Stórvirksson........................................................................ 382

Fragment............................................................................................ 382

Introduction.................................................................................... 382

1................................................................................................... 382

Steinarr................................................................................................. 384

Biography....................................................................................... 384

Poem about a woman........................................................................... 384

Introduction.................................................................................... 384

1................................................................................................... 384

Steinn Herdísarson.................................................................................. 388

Fragment............................................................................................ 388

Introduction.................................................................................... 388

1................................................................................................... 388

Steinþórr............................................................................................... 390

Biography....................................................................................... 390

Fragment............................................................................................ 390

Introduction.................................................................................... 390

1................................................................................................... 390

Sturla Þórðarson...................................................................................... 392

Fragments........................................................................................... 392

1................................................................................................... 392

2................................................................................................... 393

Styrkárr Oddason.................................................................................... 395

Biography....................................................................................... 395

Fragment............................................................................................ 395

Introduction.................................................................................... 395

1................................................................................................... 395

Sveinn.................................................................................................. 397

Biography....................................................................................... 397

Norðrsetudrápa..................................................................................... 397

Introduction.................................................................................... 397

1................................................................................................... 398

2................................................................................................... 399

3................................................................................................... 399

Fragment............................................................................................ 400

Introduction.................................................................................... 400

1................................................................................................... 400

Úlfr Uggason.......................................................................................... 402

Biography....................................................................................... 402

Húsdrápa............................................................................................ 402

Introduction.................................................................................... 402

1................................................................................................... 405

2................................................................................................... 407

3................................................................................................... 412

4................................................................................................... 413

5................................................................................................... 414

6................................................................................................... 415

7................................................................................................... 417

8................................................................................................... 418

9................................................................................................... 419

10................................................................................................. 420

11................................................................................................. 422

12................................................................................................. 424

Vetrliði Sumarliðason............................................................................... 425

Biography....................................................................................... 425

Lausavísa............................................................................................ 425

Introduction.................................................................................... 425

1................................................................................................... 425

Vǫlu-Steinn........................................................................................... 427

Biography....................................................................................... 427

Ǫgmundardrápa.................................................................................... 427

Introduction.................................................................................... 427

1................................................................................................... 428

2................................................................................................... 429

Þjóðólfr ór Hvini.................................................................................... 431

Haustlǫng........................................................................................... 431

Introduction.................................................................................... 431

1................................................................................................... 432

2................................................................................................... 434

3................................................................................................... 435

4................................................................................................... 437

5................................................................................................... 439

6................................................................................................... 440

7................................................................................................... 441

8................................................................................................... 443

9................................................................................................... 444

10................................................................................................. 446

11................................................................................................. 447

12................................................................................................. 449

13................................................................................................. 451

14................................................................................................. 453

15................................................................................................. 455

16................................................................................................. 456

17................................................................................................. 457

18................................................................................................. 459

19................................................................................................. 460

20................................................................................................. 461

Þjóðólfr................................................................................................ 464

Biography....................................................................................... 464

Fragment............................................................................................ 464

Introduction.................................................................................... 464

1................................................................................................... 465

Þórálfr (-valdr)........................................................................................ 467

Biography....................................................................................... 467

Fragment............................................................................................ 467

Introduction.................................................................................... 467

1................................................................................................... 467

Þorbjǫrn dísarskáld.................................................................................. 470

Biography....................................................................................... 470

Poem about Þórr................................................................................. 470

Introduction.................................................................................... 470

1................................................................................................... 470

2................................................................................................... 471

Poem about a Saint.............................................................................. 472

Introduction.................................................................................... 472

1................................................................................................... 472

Þórðr mauraskáld.................................................................................... 474

Biography....................................................................................... 474

Fragment............................................................................................ 474

Introduction.................................................................................... 474

1................................................................................................... 475

Þórðr Særeksson (Sjáreksson)..................................................................... 476

Fragments........................................................................................... 476

1................................................................................................... 476

2................................................................................................... 477

3................................................................................................... 478

4................................................................................................... 480

Þorkell hamarskáld................................................................................... 482

Fragment............................................................................................ 482

Introduction.................................................................................... 482

1................................................................................................... 482

Þorleikr fagri.......................................................................................... 484

Fragments........................................................................................... 484

Introduction.................................................................................... 484

1................................................................................................... 484

2................................................................................................... 485

3................................................................................................... 486

Þorvaldr blǫnduskáld................................................................................ 487

Biography....................................................................................... 487

Sigurðardrápa....................................................................................... 487

Introduction.................................................................................... 487

1................................................................................................... 488

2................................................................................................... 488

Fragment............................................................................................ 489

Introduction.................................................................................... 489

1................................................................................................... 489

Ǫlvir hnúfa............................................................................................ 491

Poem about Þórr................................................................................. 491

Introduction.................................................................................... 491

1................................................................................................... 491

Anonymous Poetry................................................................................... 493

Anonymous Poems from Snorra Edda.......................................................... 495

Bjarkamál in fornu................................................................................ 495

Introduction.................................................................................... 495

1................................................................................................... 497

2................................................................................................... 498

3................................................................................................... 499

4................................................................................................... 500

5................................................................................................... 502

6................................................................................................... 503

7................................................................................................... 505

Máríuflokkr......................................................................................... 507

Introduction.................................................................................... 507

1................................................................................................... 507

2................................................................................................... 508

Morginsól........................................................................................... 510

Introduction.................................................................................... 510

1................................................................................................... 510

Anonymous Stanzas from Snorra Edda......................................................... 512

Stanzas from Snorra Edda...................................................................... 512

Introduction.................................................................................... 512

1................................................................................................... 512

2................................................................................................... 514

3................................................................................................... 514

4................................................................................................... 515

5................................................................................................... 516

6................................................................................................... 517

7................................................................................................... 517

8................................................................................................... 518

9................................................................................................... 519

10................................................................................................. 521

11................................................................................................. 522

12................................................................................................. 524

13................................................................................................. 525

14................................................................................................. 526

15................................................................................................. 527

16................................................................................................. 528

17................................................................................................. 529

18................................................................................................. 530

Anonymous Poems from The Third Grammatical Treatise.................................. 532

Bjúgar vísur........................................................................................ 532

Introduction.................................................................................... 532

1................................................................................................... 532

Hafliðamál.......................................................................................... 533

Introduction.................................................................................... 533

1................................................................................................... 533

Kúgadrápa........................................................................................... 535

Introduction.................................................................................... 535

1................................................................................................... 535

Anonymous Stanzas from The Third Grammatical Treatise................................. 536

Stanzas from the Third Grammatical Treatise............................................... 536

Introduction.................................................................................... 536

1................................................................................................... 537

2................................................................................................... 538

3................................................................................................... 539

4................................................................................................... 540

5................................................................................................... 540

6................................................................................................... 541

7................................................................................................... 542

8................................................................................................... 543

9................................................................................................... 543

10................................................................................................. 544

11................................................................................................. 545

12................................................................................................. 545

13................................................................................................. 546

14................................................................................................. 547

15................................................................................................. 547

16................................................................................................. 548

17................................................................................................. 549

18................................................................................................. 550

19................................................................................................. 550

20................................................................................................. 551

21................................................................................................. 552

22................................................................................................. 552

23................................................................................................. 552

24................................................................................................. 553

25................................................................................................. 553

26................................................................................................. 554

27................................................................................................. 555

28................................................................................................. 556

29................................................................................................. 557

30................................................................................................. 558

31................................................................................................. 558

32................................................................................................. 559

33................................................................................................. 560

34................................................................................................. 560

35................................................................................................. 561

36................................................................................................. 562

37................................................................................................. 562

38................................................................................................. 563

Anonymous Poem from The Fourth Grammatical Treatise.................................. 565

Nikulásdrápa........................................................................................ 565

Introduction.................................................................................... 565

1................................................................................................... 566

2................................................................................................... 567

3................................................................................................... 568

Anonymous Stanzas from The Fourth Grammatical Treatise................................ 570

Stanzas from the Fourth Grammatical Treatise.............................................. 570

Introduction.................................................................................... 570

1................................................................................................... 573

2................................................................................................... 574

3................................................................................................... 575

4................................................................................................... 577

5................................................................................................... 578

6................................................................................................... 578

7................................................................................................... 579

8................................................................................................... 581

9................................................................................................... 583

10................................................................................................. 583

11................................................................................................. 584

12................................................................................................. 585

13................................................................................................. 586

14................................................................................................. 588

15................................................................................................. 588

16................................................................................................. 589

17................................................................................................. 590

18................................................................................................. 593

19................................................................................................. 594

20................................................................................................. 596

21................................................................................................. 597

22................................................................................................. 598

23................................................................................................. 599

24................................................................................................. 601

25................................................................................................. 602

26................................................................................................. 603

27................................................................................................. 604

28................................................................................................. 604

29................................................................................................. 605

30................................................................................................. 606

31................................................................................................. 608

32................................................................................................. 609

33................................................................................................. 610

34................................................................................................. 611

35................................................................................................. 612

36................................................................................................. 614

37................................................................................................. 615

38................................................................................................. 617

39................................................................................................. 618

40................................................................................................. 618

41................................................................................................. 618

42................................................................................................. 619

43................................................................................................. 621

44................................................................................................. 622

45................................................................................................. 623

46................................................................................................. 624

47................................................................................................. 625

Anonymous Poems from Laufás Edda.......................................................... 626

Gnóðar-Ásmundar drápa......................................................................... 626

Introduction.................................................................................... 626

1................................................................................................... 626

Stríðkeravísur....................................................................................... 628

Introduction.................................................................................... 628

1................................................................................................... 628

Gátur................................................................................................ 631

Introduction.................................................................................... 631

1................................................................................................... 632

2................................................................................................... 634

3................................................................................................... 635

Anonymous Stanzas from Laufás Edda......................................................... 637

Stanzas from Laufás Edda...................................................................... 637

Introduction.................................................................................... 637

1................................................................................................... 637

2................................................................................................... 638

3................................................................................................... 639

4................................................................................................... 641

5................................................................................................... 642

6................................................................................................... 643

7................................................................................................... 644

8................................................................................................... 645

9................................................................................................... 646

10................................................................................................. 647

Anonymous Þulur.................................................................................... 649

Introduction.................................................................................... 649

Kálfsvísa............................................................................................. 663

Introduction.................................................................................... 663

1................................................................................................... 664

2................................................................................................... 666

3................................................................................................... 667

4................................................................................................... 668

Þorgrímsþula I...................................................................................... 669

Introduction.................................................................................... 669

1................................................................................................... 670

2................................................................................................... 672

3................................................................................................... 674

Þorgrímsþula II..................................................................................... 675

Introduction.................................................................................... 675

1................................................................................................... 675

Sækonunga heiti................................................................................... 677

Introduction.................................................................................... 677

1................................................................................................... 678

2................................................................................................... 680

3................................................................................................... 681

4................................................................................................... 683

5................................................................................................... 685

Konunga heiti...................................................................................... 687

Introduction.................................................................................... 687

1................................................................................................... 687

2................................................................................................... 689

3................................................................................................... 690

Dverga heiti......................................................................................... 692

Introduction.................................................................................... 692

1................................................................................................... 693

2................................................................................................... 695

3................................................................................................... 697

4................................................................................................... 699

5................................................................................................... 701

6................................................................................................... 704

Jǫtna heiti I......................................................................................... 706

Introduction.................................................................................... 706

1................................................................................................... 707

2................................................................................................... 709

3................................................................................................... 710

4................................................................................................... 713

5................................................................................................... 715

6................................................................................................... 716

Jǫtna heiti II........................................................................................ 718

Introduction.................................................................................... 718

1................................................................................................... 719

2................................................................................................... 721

3................................................................................................... 722

Trollkvenna heiti................................................................................... 723

Introduction.................................................................................... 723

1................................................................................................... 724

2................................................................................................... 725

3................................................................................................... 727

4................................................................................................... 729

5................................................................................................... 730

Óðins nǫfn.......................................................................................... 731

Introduction.................................................................................... 731

1................................................................................................... 732

2................................................................................................... 735

3................................................................................................... 739

4................................................................................................... 741

5................................................................................................... 743

6................................................................................................... 746

7................................................................................................... 748

8................................................................................................... 751

Ása heiti I........................................................................................... 754

Introduction.................................................................................... 754

1................................................................................................... 754

Þórs heiti............................................................................................ 758

Introduction.................................................................................... 758

1................................................................................................... 758

Ása heiti II.......................................................................................... 760

Introduction.................................................................................... 760

1................................................................................................... 761

Ásynja heiti......................................................................................... 762

Introduction.................................................................................... 762

1................................................................................................... 763

2................................................................................................... 765

3................................................................................................... 768

4................................................................................................... 770

5................................................................................................... 771

Kvenna heiti........................................................................................ 772

Introduction.................................................................................... 772

1................................................................................................... 772

Manna heiti........................................................................................ 774

Introduction.................................................................................... 774

1................................................................................................... 775

2................................................................................................... 776

3................................................................................................... 778

4................................................................................................... 779

5................................................................................................... 780

6................................................................................................... 781

7................................................................................................... 782

8................................................................................................... 783

9................................................................................................... 784

10................................................................................................. 785

Orrostu heiti........................................................................................ 786

Introduction.................................................................................... 786

1................................................................................................... 786

2................................................................................................... 788

Sverða heiti......................................................................................... 789

Introduction.................................................................................... 789

1................................................................................................... 790

2................................................................................................... 791

3................................................................................................... 794

4................................................................................................... 796

5................................................................................................... 798

6................................................................................................... 800

7................................................................................................... 802

8................................................................................................... 804

9................................................................................................... 806

10................................................................................................. 808

11................................................................................................. 809

12................................................................................................. 812

Øxar heiti........................................................................................... 813

Introduction.................................................................................... 813

1................................................................................................... 813

Spjóts heiti.......................................................................................... 816

Introduction.................................................................................... 816

1................................................................................................... 816

Ǫrvar heiti.......................................................................................... 818

Introduction.................................................................................... 818

1................................................................................................... 818

2................................................................................................... 820

Boga heiti........................................................................................... 821

Introduction.................................................................................... 821

1................................................................................................... 821

Vápna heiti......................................................................................... 822

Introduction.................................................................................... 822

1................................................................................................... 822

Skjaldar heiti....................................................................................... 823

Introduction.................................................................................... 823

1................................................................................................... 823

2................................................................................................... 825

3................................................................................................... 826

Hjálms heiti........................................................................................ 828

Introduction.................................................................................... 828

1................................................................................................... 828

2................................................................................................... 830

Brynju heiti........................................................................................ 831

Introduction.................................................................................... 831

1................................................................................................... 831

Sjóvar heiti......................................................................................... 833

Introduction.................................................................................... 833

1................................................................................................... 833

2................................................................................................... 835

3................................................................................................... 836

4................................................................................................... 836

Á heiti............................................................................................... 838

Introduction.................................................................................... 838

1................................................................................................... 838

2................................................................................................... 840

3................................................................................................... 843

4................................................................................................... 845

5................................................................................................... 847

6................................................................................................... 850

Fiska heiti........................................................................................... 852

Introduction.................................................................................... 852

1................................................................................................... 852

2................................................................................................... 853

3................................................................................................... 855

4................................................................................................... 856

Hvala heiti.......................................................................................... 857

Introduction.................................................................................... 857

1................................................................................................... 858

2................................................................................................... 859

Skipa heiti.......................................................................................... 861

Introduction.................................................................................... 861

1................................................................................................... 861

2................................................................................................... 863

3................................................................................................... 865

4................................................................................................... 867

5................................................................................................... 869

6................................................................................................... 870

7................................................................................................... 871

8................................................................................................... 873

9................................................................................................... 874

10................................................................................................. 876

Jarðar heiti.......................................................................................... 877

Introduction.................................................................................... 877

1................................................................................................... 878

2................................................................................................... 879

Viðar heiti.......................................................................................... 880

Introduction.................................................................................... 880

1................................................................................................... 881

2................................................................................................... 882

3................................................................................................... 883

Øxna heiti.......................................................................................... 885

Introduction.................................................................................... 885

1................................................................................................... 885

2................................................................................................... 887

3................................................................................................... 888

4................................................................................................... 890

Hrúts heiti.......................................................................................... 890

Introduction.................................................................................... 890

1................................................................................................... 891

Hafrs heiti.......................................................................................... 892

Introduction.................................................................................... 892

1................................................................................................... 893

2................................................................................................... 894

Bjarnar heiti........................................................................................ 895

Introduction.................................................................................... 895

1................................................................................................... 895

Hjartar heiti........................................................................................ 898

Introduction.................................................................................... 898

1................................................................................................... 898

Galtar heiti......................................................................................... 900

Introduction.................................................................................... 900

1................................................................................................... 900

Vargs heiti.......................................................................................... 902

Introduction.................................................................................... 902

1................................................................................................... 903

2................................................................................................... 905

Himins heiti I..................................................................................... 905

Introduction.................................................................................... 905

1................................................................................................... 906

Sólar heiti........................................................................................... 909

Introduction.................................................................................... 909

1................................................................................................... 910

Tungls heiti......................................................................................... 911

Introduction.................................................................................... 911

1................................................................................................... 912

Dœgra heiti......................................................................................... 914

Introduction.................................................................................... 914

1................................................................................................... 914

Himins heiti II.................................................................................... 916

Introduction.................................................................................... 916

1................................................................................................... 916

Veðra heiti.......................................................................................... 917

Introduction.................................................................................... 917

1................................................................................................... 918

2................................................................................................... 919

Elds heiti............................................................................................ 920

Introduction.................................................................................... 920

1................................................................................................... 921

2................................................................................................... 922

3................................................................................................... 924

4................................................................................................... 926

Orma heiti.......................................................................................... 927

Introduction.................................................................................... 927

1................................................................................................... 928

2................................................................................................... 929

3................................................................................................... 931

4................................................................................................... 933

Hesta heiti.......................................................................................... 935

Introduction.................................................................................... 935

1................................................................................................... 935

2................................................................................................... 936

3................................................................................................... 937

4................................................................................................... 939

Hauks heiti......................................................................................... 940

Introduction.................................................................................... 940

1................................................................................................... 941

2................................................................................................... 943

Hrafns heiti........................................................................................ 944

Introduction.................................................................................... 944

1................................................................................................... 945

2................................................................................................... 946

Hana heiti.......................................................................................... 947

Introduction.................................................................................... 947

1................................................................................................... 947

Ara heiti............................................................................................. 949

Introduction.................................................................................... 949

1................................................................................................... 950

Fugla heiti.......................................................................................... 951

Introduction.................................................................................... 951

1................................................................................................... 952

2................................................................................................... 953

3................................................................................................... 954

4................................................................................................... 955

5................................................................................................... 956

6................................................................................................... 957

7................................................................................................... 958

Kvenna heiti ókend................................................................................ 959

Introduction.................................................................................... 959

1................................................................................................... 960

2................................................................................................... 961

3................................................................................................... 963

Hugar heiti ok hjarta............................................................................. 964

Introduction.................................................................................... 964

1................................................................................................... 964

Grýlu heiti.......................................................................................... 965

Introduction.................................................................................... 965

1................................................................................................... 966

Heiti á hendi....................................................................................... 967

Introduction.................................................................................... 967

1................................................................................................... 967

Heiti valkyrja....................................................................................... 968

Introduction.................................................................................... 968

1................................................................................................... 969

2................................................................................................... 970

Eyja heiti........................................................................................... 972

Introduction.................................................................................... 972

1................................................................................................... 973

2................................................................................................... 975

3................................................................................................... 976

4................................................................................................... 977

5................................................................................................... 979

6................................................................................................... 980

7................................................................................................... 981

Fjarða heiti......................................................................................... 982

Introduction.................................................................................... 982

1................................................................................................... 983

Sáðs heiti............................................................................................ 985

Introduction.................................................................................... 985

1................................................................................................... 985

2................................................................................................... 986

Heiti for sea-kings................................................................................ 987

Introduction.................................................................................... 987

1................................................................................................... 988

Heiti for women.................................................................................. 991

Introduction.................................................................................... 991

1................................................................................................... 992

2................................................................................................... 993

Heiti for islands................................................................................... 994

Introduction.................................................................................... 994

1................................................................................................... 994

Heiti for waves.................................................................................... 996

Introduction.................................................................................... 996

1................................................................................................... 997

Claves metricae....................................................................................... 999

Háttalykill......................................................................................... 1001

Introduction.................................................................................. 1001

1.................................................................................................