Vol. 2, 647-51 — — ed. Kari Ellen Gade
Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Biography of) Blakkr’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 647-51.
, III, 255
, 264, 278) tells us that Blakkr (called ‘Blakkr skáld’ in Sv
, ÍF 30
, 176) was one of King Sverrir Sigurðarson’s poets, but none of his poems about Sverrir has survived. He stayed with Sverrir 1187-91. According to Finnur Jónsson (SnE 1848-87
, III, 649
) Blakkr was an Icelander, but there is no evidence to support that assumption.
- SnE 1848-87 = Snorri Sturluson. 1848-87. Edda Snorra Sturlusonar: Edda Snorronis Sturlaei. Ed. Jón Sigurðsson et al. 3 vols. Copenhagen: Legatum Arnamagnaeanum. Rpt. Osnabrück: Zeller, 1966.
- ÍF 30 = Sverris saga. Ed. Þorleifur Hauksson. 2007.
- Internal references
- Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘Sverris saga (Sv)’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols [check printed volume for citation].
- Not published: do not cite ()
Skj AI, 537-8; BI, 518-19
main editor: Kari Ellen Gade