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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þul Skipa 3III

Elena Gurevich (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Þulur, Skipa heiti 3’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 865.

Anonymous ÞulurSkipa heiti

text and translation

Hringr, Gnóð, freki,         hrǫð, móðrói,
hemlir, barði         ok hylbauti,
ugla, leðja         ok askvitull,
kœna, ketla,         kati, reið ok Skalpr.

Hringr, Gnóð, freki, hrǫð, móðrói, hemlir, barði ok hylbauti, ugla, leðja ok askvitull, kœna, ketla, kati, reið ok Skalpr.
‘Ring, Gnóð, greedy one, swift one, fierce-rower, rowlock-strapped one, beaked one and depth-beater, ugla, lighter and askvitull, dinghy, ketla, kati, vehicle and Skálpr.

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. z. Skipa heiti 3: AI, 672-3, BI, 668, Skald I, 332, NN §847B; SnE 1848-87, I, 582, II, 481, 565, 624, SnE 1931, 208, SnE 1998, I, 128


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