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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Snorri Sturluson (SnSt)

13th century; volume 3; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

III. Háttatal (Ht) - 102

Skj info: Snorri Sturluson, Islandsk höfding og skjald, 1178-1241. (AII, 52-79, BII, 60-90).

Skj poems:
1. En drape om Skule jarl
2. Háttatal
3. Af et religiøst digt (?)
4. Lausavísur
4. Lausavísur

prose works

Háttatal — SnSt HtIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘ Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1094. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1376> (accessed 5 August 2021)

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Skj: Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal, 1222-23 (AII, 52-77, BII, 61-88)

SkP info: III, 1206

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

97 — SnSt Ht 97III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 97’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1206.

Lyptak ljósu         lofi þjóðkonungs;
upps fyr ýta         jarls mærð borin.
Hverr muni heyra         hróðr gjǫflata
seggr svá kveðinn         seims ok hnossa?

Lyptak ljósu lofi þjóðkonungs; mærð jarls [e]s borin upp fyr ýta. Hverr seggr muni heyra hróðr gjǫflata seims ok hnossa kveðinn svá?

I lifted up the bright praise of the mighty king; the splendour of the jarl is proclaimed before men. What man may hear a praise-poem about a miser with gold and treasures composed in such a way?

texts: Ht 100, SnE 692

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 97 (AII, 76; BII, 87); Skald II, 48; SnE 1848-87, I, 712-13, III, 134, SnE 1879-81, I, 15, 85, II, 33, SnE 1931, 251, SnE 2007, 38; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 65-6.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 53r, 9 - 53r, 11 (SnE)  image  image  image  
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