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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ÞormÓl Ár 1IV

Þormóðr Óláfsson, dróttkvætt poem about Árón Hjǫrleifsson 1 — ed. Soffía Guðný Guðmundsdóttir

Not published: do not cite (ÞormÓl Ár 1IV)

Þormóðr Óláfssondróttkvætt poem about Árón Hjǫrleifsson

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Styrkr var á stýris birki
staddr, sá er Árón kvaddi
hǫrðum heiptar-orðum,
hildar ruðr, enn milda;
en í mót fyr mǫnnum
mjǫk lík afar-ríkum
garpr veitti svǫr snǫrpust
sannfrægr hǫfuðsmanni.


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: Þormóðr prestr Óláfsson, 1. Et drotkvædet digt om Áron Hjǫrleifsson 1: AII, 345, BII, 368, Skald II, 199, NN §§ 1487; Stefán Karlsson 1983, 208, Sturl II 1946, 247, 323, Jón Þorkelsson 1872, 11.


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