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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Skúli Svǫlðr 2III

Kate Heslop (ed.) 2017, ‘Skúli Þorsteinsson, Poem about Svǫlðr 2’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 362.

Skúli ÞorsteinssonPoem about Svǫlðr

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Fylgðak Frísa dolgi
(fekk ungr) þars spjǫr sungu
(nú fiðr ǫld at eldumk,
aldrbót) ok Sigvalda,
þás til móts við mœti
malmþings í dyn hjalma
sunnr fyr Svǫlðrar mynni
sárlauk roðinn bôrum.


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: Skúli Þórsteinsson, 1. Digt om Svolderslaget 2: AI, 305-6, BI, 283, Skald I, 145, NN §§769, 1158; ÓTOdd 1932, 210, ÓTOdd 2006, xxx; Fsk 1902-3, 126, ÍF 29, 154 (ch. 24); Hkr 1893-1901, I, 442-3, IV, 97, ÍF 26, 358 (ÓTHkr ch. 105); ÓT 1958-2000, II, 264 (ch. 250), Flat 1860-8, I, 482; Konráð Gíslason 1892, 32.


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