Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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kenning index

This is the kenning index generated from the edited verses in the database. Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9042 kennings from 2951 verses.

generic named grouped

APOSTLE (17)

kennings for APOSTLE

eyði ilsku; — ‘the destroyer of wickedness; he ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 16 [Vol. 7, 809-10], kenning 1)

hirðmanni Krists — — ‘to the retainer of Christ — ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 17 [Vol. 7, 810], kenning 1)

þenna siðspenni — ‘this virtue-clasper was ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 27 [Vol. 7, 819-20], kenning 2)

mætr megnstærir — ‘the excellent increaser of strength ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 30 [Vol. 7, 822-3], kenning 1)

sínum efli víngarðs; — ‘to his strengthener of the vineyard; ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 32 [Vol. 7, 824-5], kenning 2)

Flýtir himiríkis — ‘The promoter of heaven ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 35 [Vol. 7, 826-7], kenning 1)

Háleitr veitir trúar — ‘The sublime dispenser of faith ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 40 [Vol. 7, 830-1], kenning 1)

hjarðreka dróttins; — ‘of the shepherd of the Lord; ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 43 [Vol. 7, 834-5], kenning 1)

ástkennis — ‘of the teacher of love ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 43 [Vol. 7, 834-5], kenning 3)

hjálp meingis — ‘the help of the multitude ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 51 [Vol. 7, 841-2], kenning 2)

tærir miskunnar — ‘the giver of mercy ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 52 [Vol. 7, 842-3], kenning 1)

jafn hittir heiðrs. — ‘the righteous finder of glory.’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 52 [Vol. 7, 842-3], kenning 3)

brjót lasta — ‘the breaker of sins ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 54 [Vol. 7, 844], kenning 1)

Ráðeflandi liðs rekka, — ‘Counsel-provider of the troop of men, ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Gamli kanóki, 2. Jónsdrápa, 1 [Vol. 7, 133-4], kenning 1)

Happskeytr angrfellir, — ‘Lucky-shooting sorrow-feller, ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Kolbeinn Tumason (biog. vol. 4), Jónsvísur, 1 [Vol. 7, 224], kenning 1)

Snjallr svikbannandi, — ‘Courageous one, you who bans falsity, ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Kolbeinn Tumason (biog. vol. 4), Jónsvísur, 2 [Vol. 7, 224-5], kenning 1)

þeim hreinum geymi guðdóms, — ‘to that pure guardian of divinity, ’ - APOSTLE
    (7. Níkulás Bergsson, Jónsdrápa postula, 2 [Vol. 7, 68], kenning 1)

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