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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þormóðr Trefilsson (ÞTref)

11th century; volume 5; ed. Judy Quinn;

Hrafnsmál (Hrafn) - 5

Skj info: Þórmóðr Trefilsson, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 206-7, BI, 196-7).

Skj poems:

Hrafnsmál — ÞTref HrafnV (Eb)

Not published: do not cite (ÞTref HrafnV (Eb))

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Skj: Þórmóðr Trefilsson: Hrafnsmál, omkr. 1012 (AI, 206-7, BI, 196-7)

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

2 — ÞTref Hrafn 2V (Eb 26)

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (ÞTref Hrafn 2V (Eb 26))

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Fekk inn folkrakki
framðisk ungr sigri
Snorri sár-orra
sverði gnógs verðar;
laust í lífs kǫstu,
Leifa má-reifir,
unda gjalfrs eldi,
þás Arnkell feldi.  (haðarlag)


By his sword, the stout-hearted warrior provided sufficient food for the bird of wounds – young Snorri won fame for himself in victory; when he felled Arnkell, the gladdener of Leifi’s gull struck at the chest of life with the wound-sea’s fire.


texts: Eb 26 (ch. 37)

editions: Skj Þórmóðr Trefilsson: Hrafnsmál 2 (AI, 206; BI, 196-197); NN §561; Eb 1864, 68, 134, Eb 1897, 136, ÍF 4, 102 (Eb ch. 37), Eb 2003, 178-9; Konráð Gíslason 1892, 32.


AM 448 4°x (448x) 103, 8 - 103, 15 (Eb)  transcr.  image  
AM 126 folx (126x) 92v, 31 - 92v, 34 (Eb)  image  image  
AM 442 4°x (442x) 80, 21 - 81, 1 (Eb)  transcr.  image  
WolfAug 9 10 4° (Wolf) 10v, 12 - 10v, 13 (Eb)  transcr.  image  
AM 446 4°x (446x) 35v - 35v (Eb)  
AM 447 4°x (447x) 18v - 18v (Eb)  
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