Cookies on our website

We use cookies on this website, mainly to provide a secure browsing experience but also to collect statistics on how the website is used. You can find out more about the cookies we set, the information we store and how we use it on the cookies page.

Continue

skaldic

Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

Menu Search

ESk Run 1II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Einarr Skúlason, Runhenda 1’ 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. 551-2.

Einarr SkúlasonRunhenda
12

fýstisk ‘was eager’

fýsa (verb): desire, encourage

Close

ǫrlyndr ‘liberal-minded’

ǫrlyndr (adj.): liberal-minded

Close

Interactive view: tap on words in the text for notes and glosses

Eysteinn Haraldsson arrived in Norway from Scotland.

Eysteinn came to Norway in 1142. He and his mother, Bjaðǫk, had been fetched from Scotland by the Norwegians Árni sturla and Þorleifr Brynjólfsson, with Kolbeinn hrúga, the father of Bishop Bjarni Kolbeinsson (BjbpI) of Orkney. Haraldr gilli had previously acknowledged the paternity of Eysteinn, and he was elected king of Norway to rule along with his half-brothers Sigurðr, Ingi and Magnús (see ESk Harsonkv above).

Close

Log in

This service is only available to members of the relevant projects, and to purchasers of the skaldic volumes published by Brepols.
This service uses cookies. By logging in you agree to the use of cookies on your browser.

Close

Stanza/chapter/text segment

Use the buttons at the top of the page to navigate between stanzas in a poem.

Information tab

Interactive tab

The text and translation are given here, with buttons to toggle whether the text is shown in the verse order or prose word order. Clicking on indiviudal words gives dictionary links, variant readings, kennings and notes, where relevant.

Full text tab

This is the text of the edition in a similar format to how the edition appears in the printed volumes.

Chapter/text segment

This view is also used for chapters and other text segments. Not all the headings shown are relevant to such sections.