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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þorgrímsþula I — Þul Þorgþ IIII

Anonymous Þulur

Elena Gurevich 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Þorgrímsþula I’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 669.


Hrafn ok Sleipnir,         hestar ágætir,
Valr ok Léttfeti,         vas þar Tjaldari,
Gulltoppr ok Goti,         getit heyrðak Sóta,
        Mór ok Lungr með Mari.
‘Hrafn and Sleipnir, splendid horses, Valr and Léttfeti, Tjaldari was there, Gulltoppr and Goti, I heard Sóti mentioned, Mór and Lungr with Marr.
Vigg ok Stúfr         vas með Skævaði,
        Þegn knátti Blakkr bera;
Silfrtoppr ok Sinir,         svá heyrðak Fáks of getit,
        Gullfaxi ok Jór með goðum.
‘Vigg and Stúfr were with Skævaðr, Blakkr carried Þegn; Silfrtoppr and Sinir, then I heard Fákr mentioned, Gullfaxi and Jór with the gods.
Blóðughófi hét hestr         ok bera kváðu
        ǫflgan Atriða;
Gísl ok Falhófnir,         Glær ok Skeiðbrimir,
        þar vas ok Gyllis of getit.
‘There was a horse called Blóðughófi and they said he bore the mighty Atriði; Gísl and Falhófnir, Glær and Skeiðbrimir, Gyllir was also mentioned there.

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