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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þul Konunga 1III

Elena Gurevich (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Þulur, Konunga heiti 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 687.

Anonymous ÞulurKonunga heiti

text and translation

Mank haukstalda         heiti segja:
allvaldr, fylkir         ok afraki,
bragningr, ǫðlingr,         buðlungr, dǫglingr,
ǫðlingr ok gramr,         jǫfurr ok tyggi.

Mank segja heiti haukstalda: allvaldr, fylkir ok afraki, bragningr, ǫðlingr, buðlungr, dǫglingr, ǫðlingr ok gramr, jǫfurr ok tyggi.
‘I shall say the names of noblemen: all-powerful one, leader and prince, ruler, nobleman, descendant of Buðli, descendant of Dagr, nobleman and fierce one, prince and chieftain.

notes and context



Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII], IV. hh. Konunga heiti 1: AI, 679, BI, 671, Skald I, 336, NN §2160; SnE 1848-87, II, 469, 551.


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