skaldic

Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

Menu Search

Gísl Magnkv 6II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Gísl Illugason, Erfikvæði about Magnús berfœttr 6’ 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. 420-1.

Gísl IllugasonErfikvæði about Magnús berfœttr
567

text and translation

Raufsk við róstu        — rymr varð í her —
helmingr Egils        við Hlaðir útan.
Môttut hersar        við Haða dróttni
láðgǫfguðum        landi ráða.

Helmingr Egils raufsk við róstu útan við Hlaðir; rymr varð í her. Hersar môttut ráða landi við {láðgǫfguðum dróttni Haða}.
 
‘Egill’s unit scattered in the tumult out by Lade; a roar resounded throughout the army. The hersar could not hold the country against the land-endowed lord of the Haðar [NORWEGIAN KING = Magnús].

notes and context

In Mork and F, as st. 6. In H and Hr, the st. illustrates Magnús’s pursuit of Þórir and Egill, and it is placed after st. 4.

readings

sources

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: Gísl Illugason, 1. Erfikvæði um Magnús berfœtt 6: AI, 441, BI, 410, Skald I, 202; Mork 1867, 133, Mork 1928-32, 301, Andersson and Gade 2000, 288, 484 (Mberf); Fms 7, 9 (Mberf ch. 6); F 1871, 263 (Mberf).

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.