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Einarr Skúlason (ESk)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

VII. Geisli (Geisl) - 71

Skj info: Einarr Skúlason, Islandsk skjald, 12. årh. (AI, 455-85, BI, 423-57).

Skj poems:
1. Sigurðardrápa
2. Haraldsdrápa I
3. Haraldsdrápa II
4. Haraldssonakvæði(?)
5. Sigurðardrápa
6. Geisli
7. Runhenda
8. Eysteinsdrápa
9. Ingadrápa
10. Elfarvísur
11. Lausavísur
11. Lausavísur
11. Øxarflokkr(?)
12. Ubestemmelige vers, tilhørende forskellige fyrstedigte eller lausavísur

We know very little about the life of Einarr Skúlason (ESk). He is called prestr ‘priest’ and is mentioned in a catalogue (c. 1220) of priests of noble birth who were alive in western Iceland in 1143 (Stu 1878, II, 502). It is likely that he came from Borg, belonged to the Mýrar family and was a direct descendant of Þorsteinn Egilsson and a brother of Snorri Sturluson’s maternal grandfather (LH 1894-1901, II, 62-3; ÍF 3, 51 n. 3). He was probably born c. 1090. In 1153, he recited the poem Geisli ‘Light-beam’ (ESk GeislVII) in Kristkirken in Trondheim. He was marshal (stallari) at King Eysteinn Magnússon’s court, and he composed poetry in praise of the Norw. kings Sigurðr jórsalafari ‘Jerusalem-farer’ and Eysteinn Magnússon, Haraldr gilli(-kristr) ‘Servant (of Christ)’, Magnús inn blindi ‘the Blind’ Sigurðarson, Haraldr gilli’s sons, Ingi, Sigurðr munnr ‘Mouth’, and Eysteinn, and about the Norw. chieftain Grégóríus Dagsson (see SnE 1848-87, III, 254-5, 263-4, 269, 276-7, 286). According to Skáldatal, he also honoured the Norw. magnate Eindriði ungi ‘the Young’ Jónsson as well as Sørkvir Kolsson and Jón jarl Sørkvisson of Sweden and King Sveinn Eiríksson of Denmark (SnE 1848-87, III, 252, 258, 260, 268-9, 272, 283, 286). About the latter he recited a poem for which he received no reward (see ESk Lv 3; ÍF 35, 275). The extant portion of his poetic oeuvre consists of the following poems (excluding lvv.): Sigurðardrápa I (Sigdr I, five extant sts about Sigurðr jórsalafari); Haraldsdrápa I (Hardr I, two extant sts about Haraldr gilli); Haraldsdrápa II (Hardr II, five extant sts about Haraldr gilli); Haraldssonakvæði (Harsonkv, two extant sts about the sons of Haraldr gilli); Sigurðardrápa II (Sigdr II, one extant st. about Sigurðr munnr Haraldsson); Runhenda (Run, ten extant sts about Eysteinn Haraldsson); Eysteinsdrápa (Eystdr, two extant sts about Eysteinn Haraldsson); Ingadrápa (Ingdr, four extant sts about Ingi Haraldsson); Elfarvísur (Elfv, two extant sts about Grégóríus Dagsson); Geisli (GeislVII, seventy-one sts about S. Óláfr); Øxarflokkr (ØxflIII, ten extant sts about the gift of an axe).

It must be emphasised that, although the poetry included in the royal panegyrics below clearly belongs to poems of that genre, with two exceptions (Hardr II and Elfv), all the names of the poems are modern constructs (notably by Jón Sigurðsson and Finnur Jónsson). That also holds true for the assignment of sts to the individual poems. In some cases, sts were assigned to a particular poem for metrical reasons (so Run), in other cases because of the content or the named recipients of the praise. For the sake of convenience, the names of the poems and the sts assigned to them as found in Skj have been retained in the present edn. In addition to the royal encomia, a number of fragments and lvv. attributed to Einarr are preserved in SnE, TGT and LaufE (see ESk Frag 1-18III; ESk Lv 7-15III). These have been edited separately in SkP III. Six lvv. are transmitted in the kings’ sagas and edited below.

Geisli (‘Light beam’) — ESk GeislVII

Martin Chase 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Einarr Skúlason, Geisli’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 5-65.

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Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli, 1153 (AI, 459-73, BI, 427-45)

in texts: Flat, Gramm, H-Hr, Hkr, LaufE, Msona, ÓH, Skm, SnE, SnEW, TGT

SkP info: VII, 5-65

notes: MC text corrected and formatted by MCR and KG. Corrected text entered into db with further corrections by TW. Second round of corrections by MCR entered by TW. Ms readings in st. 37 checked by TW - Tóm checked. More corrections finished 3/4/7. Corrections of corrections entered 18/4/07 and sent to MC.

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1 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 1 [Vol. 7, 7] — ESk Geisl 1VII

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Eins má óð ok bœnir
(allsráðanda ens snjalla,
mjǫk's fróðr, sás getr góða)
goðs þrenning mér kenna;
gǫfugt ljós boðar geisli
gunnǫflugr miskunnar
(ágætan býðk ítrum
Óláfi brag) sólar,

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 1 (AI, 459; BI, 427); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: A, Bb, Flat, W; texts: Flat 1, TGT 113
 
2 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 2 [Vol. 7, 8-9] — ESk Geisl 2VII

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Þeirar's heims í heimi,
heims, myrkrum brá, þeima,
ok ljós, meðan vas vísi
veðrs, kallaðisk, hallar;
sá lét bjartr frá bjartri
berask mannr (und skýranni
frægr stóð af því) flœðar
(fǫrnuðr) rǫðull stjǫrnu.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 2 (AI, 459; BI, 427); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 2
 
3 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 3 [Vol. 7, 9] — ESk Geisl 3VII

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Siðar heilags brá sólar,
setrs vas þat fyr betra
auðfinnǫndum annars
ómjós rǫðuls, ljósi;
œztr þrifnuðr réð efnask
oss, þás líf á krossi
jarðar allra fyrða
ónauðigr tók dauða.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 3 (AI, 459; BI, 427); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 3
 
4 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 4 [Vol. 7, 10] — ESk Geisl 4VII

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Upp rann, engla skepnu,
(iðvandr) of dag þriðja
(Kristr ræðr krapti hæstum),
kunn, réttlætis sunna;
veitk, at mildr frá moldu
meginfjǫlði reis hǫlða
(iflaust má þat efla
ossa vôn) með hônum.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 4 (AI, 459; BI, 427); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 4
 
5 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 5 [Vol. 7, 11] — ESk Geisl 5VII

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Sonr sté upp með ynði
auðar mildr frá hauðri,
jǫfra baztr, til œztrar,
allsráðanda, hallar;
lofaðr sitr englum øfri
(ǫðlinga hnígr þingat
dǫglings hirð) á dýrðar
dagbóls konungr stóli.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 5 (AI, 460; BI, 428); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 5
 
6 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 6 [Vol. 7, 11-12] — ESk Geisl 6VII

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Veitti dýrðar dróttinn
dáðvandr gjafar anda
(môl sanna þau) mǫnnum
máttigs (framir váttar);
þaðan reis upp, sús einum,
alþýð, goði hlýðir,
(hæstr skjǫldungr býðr hǫlðum
himins vistar til) kristni.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 6 (AI, 460; BI, 428); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 6
 
7 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 7 [Vol. 7, 12-13] — ESk Geisl 7VII

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Nú skulum gǫfgan geisla
goðs hallar vér allir,
ítr þann's Óláfr heitir,
alstyrkan vel dyrka;
þjóð veit hann und heiða
hríðblôsnum sal víða
(menn nemi môl, sem innik,
mín) jartegnum skína.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 7 (AI, 460; BI, 428); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 7
 
8 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 8 [Vol. 7, 13-14] — ESk Geisl 8VII

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Heyr til afreksorða,
Eysteinn konungr, beinna,
Sigurðr hygg at því, snøggum,
sóknsterkr, hvé ek fer verka,
drengr berr óð fyr Inga -
yðvarrar biðk styðja
mærð, þat's miklu varðar,
máttigt hǫfið áttar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 8 (AI, 460; BI, 428-9); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 8
 
9 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 9 [Vol. 7, 14-15] — ESk Geisl 9VII

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Yfirmanni býðk (unnin
upp's mærð borin) lærðra,
Jóan kǫllum svá, allrar
alþýðu brag hlýða;
hefjum hróðr, en leyfa
hygg vin rǫðuls tyggja
(stóls vex hæð, þars hvílir
heilagr konungr) fagran.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 9 (AI, 460; BI, 429); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 9
 
10 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 10 [Vol. 7, 15-16] — ESk Geisl 10VII

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Ǫld samir, Óláfs, gilda
(orðgnóttar biðk dróttin)
oss at óðgørð þessi,
ítrgeðs lofi, kveðja;
fank aldri val vildra
(vallrjóðanda allra
raun dugir) rétt í einu
ranni fremðar-manna.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 10 (AI, 460-1; BI, 429); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 10
 
11 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 11 [Vol. 7, 16-17] — ESk Geisl 11VII

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Þreklynds skulu Þrœndir
þegnprýðis brag hlýða
(Krists lifir hann í hæstri
hǫll) ok Norðmenn allir;
dýrð es ágæt orðin
eljunhress (í þessu)
þjóð- (né þengill fœðisk
þvílíkr) -konungs (ríki).

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 11 (AI, 461; BI, 429-30); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 11
 
12 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 12 [Vol. 7, 17] — ESk Geisl 12VII

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Sigvatr frák at segði
sóknbráðs jǫfurs dáðir;
spurt hefr ǫld, at orti
Óttarr of gram dróttar;
þeir hafa þengils Mœra
(því's sýst) frama lýstan,
- helgum lýtk - es hétu
hǫfuðskjǫld firar - jǫfri.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 12 (AI, 461; BI, 430); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 12
 
13 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 13 [Vol. 7, 18] — ESk Geisl 13VII

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Móðr vann margar dáðir
munnrjóðr hugins kunnar
(satt vas, at siklingr bœtti
sín mein) goði einum;
leyndi lofðungr Þrœnda
liðgegn snara þegna
(fár gramr hefir fremri
fœzk) hôleitri gœzku.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 13 (AI, 461; BI, 430); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 13
 
14 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 14 [Vol. 7, 18-19] — ESk Geisl 14VII

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Réð umb tolf, sás trúði,
tírbráðr, á goð, láði
(þjóð muna) þengill (bíða)
þría vetr (konung betra),
áðr fullhugaðr felli
folkvaldr í dyn skjalda
(hann speni oss) fyr innan
Ǫlvishaug (frá bǫlvi).

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 14 (AI, 461; BI, 430); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 14
 
15 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 15 [Vol. 7, 19-20] — ESk Geisl 15VII

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Fregit hefk satt, at segði
snjallri ferð, áðr berðisk,
(drótt nýtr dǫglings máttar)
draum sinn konungr Rauma, -
stiga sá standa fagran
styrjar fimr til himna
(rausn dugir hans at hrósa)
Hǫrða gramr af jǫrðu.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 15 (AI, 461-2; BI, 430-1); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 15
 
16 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 16 [Vol. 7, 20-1] — ESk Geisl 16VII

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Ok hagliga hugðisk
hrøkkviseiðs ens døkkva
lyngs í lopt upp ganga
látrs stríðandi síðan;
lét, sás landfolks gætir,
líknframr himinríki
umbgeypnandi opnask
alls heims fyr gram snjǫllum.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 16 (AI, 462; BI, 431); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: A, Acc18x, Bb, Flat, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Flat 16, Skm 279
 
17 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 17 [Vol. 7, 21] — ESk Geisl 17VII

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Vakit frák víg á Stiklar-,
víðlendr, -stǫðum síðan,
Innþrœndum lét undir
almreyrs lituðr dreyra;
heims þessa frák hvassan,
hvatir feldu gram skatnar,
(þeir drýgðu bǫl) brigðu
branddríf numinn lífi.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 17 (AI, 462; BI, 431); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 17
 
18 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 18 [Vol. 7, 21-2] — ESk Geisl 18VII

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Fúss emk, þvít vann vísi
(vas hann mestr konungr) flestar,
(drótt nemi mærð) ef mættak,
manndýrðir, stef vanda.
Greitt má gumnum létta
goðs ríðari stríðum;
hraustr þiggr alt sem æstir
Óláfr af gram sólar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 18 (AI, 462; BI, 431); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 18
 
19 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 19 [Vol. 7, 22-3] — ESk Geisl 19VII

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Náðit bjartr, þás beiðir
baugskjaldar lauk aldri,
(sýndi salvǫrðr grundar
sín tôkn) rǫðull skína;
fyrr vas hitt, es harra
hauðrtjalda brá dauða
happ- (nýtask mér) -mætu
(máltól) skini sólar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 19 (AI, 462; BI, 431-2); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 19
 
20 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 20 [Vol. 7, 23-4] — ESk Geisl 20VII

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Gerðusk brátt, þars barðisk
broddrjóðr við kyn þjóðar,
(gramr vanðit sá synðum
sik) jartegnir miklar;
ljós brann líki vísa,
lǫgskíðs, yfir síðan,
þvít ǫnd með sér sendis
samdœgris goð framði.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 20 (AI, 462-3; BI, 432); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 20
 
21 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 21 [Vol. 7, 24-5] — ESk Geisl 21VII

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Dýrð lætr dróttins Hǫrða,
(dragisk mœrð þinig) hrœrða
ítr (munat ǫðlingr betri)
alls grœðari (fœðask).
Greitt má gumnum létta
goðs ríðari stríðum;
hraustr þiggr alt sem æstir
Óláfr af gram sólar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 21 (AI, 463; BI, 432); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 21
 
22 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 22 [Vol. 7, 25] — ESk Geisl 22VII

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Drótt þó dýran sveita
dǫglings ríks af líki
(vôn gleðr hug) með hreinu
(hôs batnaðar) vatni;
satt's at Sygna dróttin
særendr goði kæran
hrings (megu heyra drengir
hans brǫgð) í grǫf lǫgðu.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 22 (AI, 463; BI, 432); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 22
 
23 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 23 [Vol. 7, 25-6] — ESk Geisl 23VII

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Þar kom blindr (en byrjak
blíð verk) muni síðar
auðar njótr, es ýtar
jǫfurs bein þvegit hǫfðu;
sjónbrautir strauk sínar,
seggjum kunns, í brunni
ôrr, þeim's Óláfs dreyra,
orms landa, vas blandinn.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 23 (AI, 463; BI, 432-3); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 23
 
24 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 24 [Vol. 7, 26-7] — ESk Geisl 24VII

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Sjón fekk seggr af hreinu
(sú dýrð munat fyrðum),
fǫrnuðr vas þat (fyrnask)
fjǫlgóðr, konungs blóði.
Greitt má gumnum létta
goðs ríðari stríðum;
hraustr þiggr alt sem æstir
Óláfr af gram sólar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 24 (AI, 463; BI, 433); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 24
 
25 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 25 [Vol. 7, 27] — ESk Geisl 25VII

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Tolf mônuðr vas týnir
tandrauðs huliðr sandi
fremðar lystr ok fasta
fimm nætr vala strætis,
áðr an upp ór víðu
ulfs nistanda kistu
dýrr lét dróttinn harra
dáðmilds koma láði.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 25 (AI, 463; BI, 433); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 25
 
26 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 26 [Vol. 7, 27-8] — ESk Geisl 26VII

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Mál fekk maðr, þars hvílir
margfríðr jǫfurr, síðan,
áðr sás orða hlýðu
afskurðr farit hafði;
frægð ríðr fylkis Egða
folksterks af því verki;
jǫfurs snilli fremsk alla
ungs á danska tungu.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 26 (AI, 464; BI, 433); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 26
 
27 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 27 [Vol. 7, 28-9] — ESk Geisl 27VII

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Fǫður skulu fultings biðja
fremðar (þjóð) enn góða
(mœðir mart á láði)
Magnúss hvatir bragnar.
Greitt má gumnum létta
goðs ríðari stríðum;
hraustr þiggr alt sem æstir
Óláfr af gram sólar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 27 (AI, 464; BI, 433-4); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 27
 
28 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 28 [Vol. 7, 29-30] — ESk Geisl 28VII

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Gekk sínum bur søkkvir
sólar straums í drauma
(valdr lézk fylgja foldar
framlundum gram mundu),
áðr á Hlýrskógsheiði
harðfengr jǫfurr barðisk
(góðs elðis fekk gylðir
gnótt) við heiðnar dróttir.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 28 (AI, 464; BI, 434); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat, H, Hr; texts: Flat 28, H-Hr 36
 
29 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 29 [Vol. 7, 30-1] — ESk Geisl 29VII

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Lét (jarplitaðs) ôtu
(arnar jóðs) enn góði
(munn rauð malmþings kennir)
Magnús hugin fagna;
hrætt varð folk á flótta
(frôn beit egg) at leggja,
sorg biðu víf (en vargar)
vinðversk (of hræ ginðu).

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 29 (AI, 464; BI, 434); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat, Hr; texts: Flat 29
 
30 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 30 [Vol. 7, 31] — ESk Geisl 30VII

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Raun's at sigr gaf sínum
snjallr lausnara spjalli
(hrósak verkum vísa
vígdjarfs) frǫmum arfa.
Greitt má gumnum létta
goðs ríðari stríðum;
hraustr þiggr alt sem æstir
Óláfr af gram sólar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 30 (AI, 464-5; BI, 434); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat, H, Hr; texts: Flat 30, H-Hr 40
 
31 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 31 [Vol. 7, 32] — ESk Geisl 31VII

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Reyndi Gutthormr grundar
(gat hann rétt) við þrǫm sléttan,
(áðr) hvat Óláfs téðu
alkœns við goð bœnir;
dag lét sinn með sigri
sóknþýðr jǫfurr prýðask,
þás í Ǫngulseyjar
undreyr bitu sundi.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 31 (AI, 465; BI, 434-5); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb
 
32 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 32 [Vol. 7, 33] — ESk Geisl 32VII

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Víst hafði lið lestir
linns þrimr hlutum minna
heiptar mildr at hjaldri
(harðr fundr vas sá) grundar;
þó réð hann at hvôru
(hǫnum tjóði vel móður),
hôr feksk af því (hlýri)
hagnaðr, ór styr gagni.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 32 (AI, 465; BI, 435); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb
 
33 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 33 [Vol. 7, 33-4] — ESk Geisl 33VII

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Ǫld hefr opt enn mildi
unnar bliks frá miklum
(Krists mærik lim) leysta
litrauðs konungr nauðum.
Greitt má gumnum létta
goðs ríðari stríðum;
hraustr þiggr alt sem æstir
Óláfr af gram sólar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 33 (AI, 465; BI, 435); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb
 
34 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 34 [Vol. 7, 34-5] — ESk Geisl 34VII

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Satt's, at silfri skreytta
seggjum holls ok golli
her lét Gutthormr gerva
grams (hróðr es þat) róðu;
slíkt hafa menn at minnum
meir jartegna þeira,
mark stendr Krists í kirkju
(konungs niðr gaf þat) miðri.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 34 (AI, 465; BI, 435); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 31
 
35 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 35 [Vol. 7, 35-6] — ESk Geisl 35VII

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Menn hafa sagt at svanni,
sunnr, Skônungum kunnir,
oss, at Óláfs messu
almilds baka vildi;
en þás brúðr at brauði
brennheitu tók leita,
þá varð grjón at grônu
grjóti danskrar snótar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 35 (AI, 465; BI, 435-6); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 32
 
36 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 36 [Vol. 7, 36] — ESk Geisl 36VII

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Mildings hefir haldin
hôtíð verit síðan
(sannspurt es þat sunnan)
snjalls of Danmǫrk alla.
Greitt má gumnum létta
goðs ríðari stríðum;
hraustr þiggr alt sem æstir
Óláfr af gram sólar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 36 (AI, 465; BI, 436); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 33
 
37 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 37 [Vol. 7, 37-8] — ESk Geisl 37VII

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Gǫfug lét Hǫrn ór hǫfði
hvítings of sǫk lítla
auðar aumum beiði
ungs manns skera tungu;
þann sôm vér, es vôrum,
válaust numinn máli
hodda brjót, þars heitir
Hlíð, fôm vikum síðar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 37 (AI, 465-6; BI, 436); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: 39, 73ax, 972x, Bb, E, Flat, Holm2, Holm4, Kx, Tóm; texts: Flat 34, Flat 649, Msona 19, ÓH 217(212)
 
38 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 38 [Vol. 7, 39] — ESk Geisl 38VII

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Frétt hefk, at sá sótti
síðan malma stríðir
heim, þann's hjǫlp gefr aumum,
harmskerðanda, ferðum;
hér fekk hann (en byrja
hôtt kvæði skalk) bæði
(snáka vangs of sløngvi
slungins) mál ok tungu.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 38 (AI, 466; BI, 436); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 35
 
39 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 39 [Vol. 7, 39-40] — ESk Geisl 39VII

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Dýrð es ágæt orðin
ǫðlings ríks af slíku;
mærð ríðr mildings Hǫrða
mest of heims byggð flesta.
Greitt má gumnum létta
goðs ríðari stríðum;
hraustr þiggr alt sem æstir
Óláfr af gram sólar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 39 (AI, 466; BI, 436-7); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 36
 
40 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 40 [Vol. 7, 40] — ESk Geisl 40VII

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Veitk, at Vinðr fyr skauti
(verðr bragr af því) skerði
gjalfrs Niðbranda grundar
(greiddr) sárliga meiddu,
ok endr frá trú týndir
tírar sterks ór kverkum
auðskýfanda óðar
ôr grimmliga skôru.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 40 (AI, 466; BI, 437); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 37
 
41 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 41 [Vol. 7, 41] — ESk Geisl 41VII

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Sótti skrín et skreytta
skíðrennandi síðan
(orð finnask mér) unnar
Óláfs dreka bóli;
ok þeim, es vel vakði
(veitk sǫnn) hugins teiti,
máls fekk hilmir heilsu
heilagr (á því deili).

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 41 (AI, 466; BI, 437); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 38
 
42 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 42 [Vol. 7, 42] — ESk Geisl 42VII

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Hôs lætr helgan ræsi
heims dómari sóma,
fyllir framlyndr stillir
ferð himneska, verðan.
Greitt má gumnum létta
goðs ríðari stríðum;
hraustr þiggr alt sem æstir
Óláfr af gram sólar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 42 (AI, 466; BI, 437); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 39
 
43 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 43 [Vol. 7, 42-3] — ESk Geisl 43VII

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Hneitir frák at héti,
hjaldrs at vápna galdri,
ǫðlings hjǫrr, þess's orra
ilbleikum gaf steikar;
þeim klauf þengill Rauma
þunnvaxin ský gunnar
(rekin bitu stôl) á Stiklar-
-stǫðum valbastar rǫðli.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 43 (AI, 467; BI, 437-8); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 40
 
44 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 44 [Vol. 7, 43-4] — ESk Geisl 44VII

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Tók, þás fell enn frœkni
fylkis kundr til grundar,
sverð, es sók vas orðin,
sœnskr maðr af gram þrœnzkum;
sá vas hjǫrr ens hôva
hrings stríðanda síðan
golli merkðr í Girkja
gunndjarfs liði fundinn.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 44 (AI, 467; BI, 438); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 41
 
45 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 45 [Vol. 7, 44] — ESk Geisl 45VII

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Nú fremr, þann's gaf gumnum,
gǫfug dyrð jǫfur fyrða,
(slǫng Eindriði ungi)
armglœðr (í brag rœðu).
Greitt má gumnum létta
goðs ríðari stríðum;
hraustr þiggr alt sem æstir
Óláfr af gram sólar.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 45 (AI, 467; BI, 438); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 42
 
46 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 46 [Vol. 7, 44-5] — ESk Geisl 46VII

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Mér's (en mærð skal stœra
mildings, þess's gaf hringa,
styrjar snjalls) of stilli
styrkjan vant at yrkja;
þvít tôkn, þess's lið læknir,
lofðungs vinar tungla
(ljós verðr raun of ræsi)
ranns ferr hvert á annat.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 46 (AI, 467; BI, 438); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 43
 
47 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 47 [Vol. 7, 45-6] — ESk Geisl 47VII

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Gyrðisk hála herðum
heldr síðarla á kveldi
glaumkennandi gunnar
glaðr véttrimar naðri;
drengr réð dýrr á vangi
(dagr rofnaði) sofna
ítrs landreka undir
ógnfimr berum himni.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 47 (AI, 467; BI, 438-9); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 44
 
48 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 48 [Vol. 7, 46-7] — ESk Geisl 48VII

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Misti maðr, es lýsti,
(morginn vas þá) borgar
styrks mundriða steindrar
styrsnjallr roðins galla;
þátti sinn á sléttri
seimþiggjandi liggja
grundu gylðis kindar
gómsparra sér fjarri.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 48 (AI, 468; BI, 439); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 45
 
49 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 49 [Vol. 7, 47] — ESk Geisl 49VII

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Þríar grímur vann þeima
þjóðnýtr Haralds bróðir
rauknstefnanda Reifnis
ríkr bendingar slíkar,
áðr þrekhvǫssum þessar
(þingdjarfs) firar ingva
(bjǫrt eru bauga snyrtis
brǫgð) jartegnir sǫgðu.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 49 (AI, 468; BI, 439); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 46
 
50 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 50 [Vol. 7, 48] — ESk Geisl 50VII

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Môs frák jarðar eisu
allvald fyr hjǫr gjalda
(sléttik óð) þann's átti
Óláfr (bragar tólum);
yfirskjǫldungr lét jǫfra
oddhríðar þar síðan
garðs of golli vǫrðu
grand altári standa.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 50 (AI, 468; BI, 439); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 47
 
51 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 51 [Vol. 7, 48-9] — ESk Geisl 51VII

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Tôkn gerir bjǫrt þau's birta
brandél á Girklandi,
(mál finsk of þat mǫnnum)
margþarfr Haralds arfi;
fregnk at alt (né ógnar
innendr megu finna)
dýrð Óláfs ríðr dála
dagræfr (konung hæfra).

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 51 (AI, 468; BI, 439-40); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 48
 
52 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 52 [Vol. 7, 49-50] — ESk Geisl 52VII

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Háðisk hildr á víðum
(hungr sløkði vel þungan
gunnar môr í geira
gǫll) Peizínavǫllum,
þar svát þjóð fyr hjǫrvi
þúsundum laut; undan
(hríð óx Hamðis klæða
hjalmskœð) Grikir flœðu.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 52 (AI, 468-9; BI, 440); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 49
 
53 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 53 [Vol. 7, 50] — ESk Geisl 53VII

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Myndi mest und fjǫndum
Miklagarðr ok jarðir
hryggs (dugðit lið) liggja
lagar eldbrota veldi,
nema rǫnd í byr branda
(barðraukns) fáir harða
(rǫðuls bliku vôpn í veðri)
Væringjar framm bæri.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 53 (AI, 469; BI, 440); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 50
 
54 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 54 [Vol. 7, 51] — ESk Geisl 54VII

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Hétu hart á ítran
hraustir menn af trausti,
(stríð svall ógn) þás óðusk,
Áláf, í gný stála,
þars of einn í ǫrva
(undbôru) flug vôru
roðin klofnuðu Reifnis
rǫnn) sex tigir manna.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 54 (AI, 469; BI, 440-1); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 51
 
55 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 55 [Vol. 7, 51-2] — ESk Geisl 55VII

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Vas, sem reyk (af ríki
regn dreif stáls) í gegnum,
hjalmnjǫrðungum, harðan,
heiðingja lið, gingi;
halft fimta vann heimtan
hundrað, brimis sunda,
nýztan tír, þat's nœra,
Norðmanna, val þorði.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 55 (AI, 469; BI, 441); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 52
 
56 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 56 [Vol. 7, 52-3] — ESk Geisl 56VII

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Eyddu gumnar gladdir
(gǫfugr þengill barg drengjum)
vagna borg, þars vargar
vápnsundruð hræ fundu;
nennir ǫll at inna
øngr brimloga sløngvir
dǫglings verk, þess's dýrkar,
dáðsnjalls, verǫld alla.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 56 (AI, 469; BI, 441); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 53
 
57 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 57 [Vol. 7, 53-4] — ESk Geisl 57VII

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Nú's oss, þau's vann vísi,
verk fyr þjóð at merkja
nauðr í nýjum óði,
næst (ríðrat þat smæstu);
krapt skulum goðs, en giptu,
geðstyrks lofi dyrka,
lér hjaldrfrǫmum hôrar
heims læknir gram þeima.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 57 (AI, 470; BI, 441); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 54
 
58 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 58 [Vol. 7, 54-5] — ESk Geisl 58VII

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Angrfyldrar varð aldar
(illr gerisk hugr af villu)
mildings þjónn fyr manna
(margfaldr) ǫfund kaldri;
lygi hefr bragna brugðit
(brýtr stundum frið) nýtra
(hermðar kraptr) til heipta
(hjaldrstríðr) skapi blíðu.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 58 (AI, 470; BI, 441-2); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 55
 
59 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 59 [Vol. 7, 55-6] — ESk Geisl 59VII

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Lustu sundr á sandi
seggs marglitendr eggja
(hǫrð grœr fjón af fyrða)
fót (aldrtrega rótum),
ok prests, þeir's lǫg lestu
líknar krǫfð, ór hǫfði
(hætt mál vas þat) heila
himintungl firar stungu.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 59 (AI, 470; BI, 442); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat, W; texts: Flat 56, LaufE 63(354), SnEW 15
 
60 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 60 [Vol. 7, 56] — ESk Geisl 60VII

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Tunga vas með tangar
tírkunn numin munni
(vasa sem vænst) ok þrysvar
(viðrlíf) skorin knífi;
auðskiptir lá eptir
(ǫnd lætr maðr) á strǫndu
(margr of minni sorgir)
meinsamliga hamlaðr.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 60 (AI, 470; BI, 442); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 57
 
61 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 61 [Vol. 7, 57] — ESk Geisl 61VII

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Leyfðr's sás lét ok stýfðrar
lamiðs fótar, gramr, njóta
ítran þegn sem augna
út stunginna tungu;
hǫnd Óláfs vann heilan
hreins gǫrvalla meina
(gǫr munu gjǫld, þeim's byrja)
goðs þræl (ǫfugmæli).

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 61 (AI, 470-1; BI, 442-3); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 58
 
62 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 62 [Vol. 7, 57-8] — ESk Geisl 62VII

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Bíðr alls konar œðri
(øruggt mælik þat) sælu
dýrðar váttr með drótni
dyggr, an þjóð of hyggi,
þvít lausnara lýsir
(liðs valdr) numinn aldri
vinr (firði sik synðum)
slík verk á jarðríki.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 62 (AI, 471; BI, 443); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 59
 
63 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 63 [Vol. 7, 58-9] — ESk Geisl 63VII

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Heðan vas ungr frá angri
(alls mest vini flesta
goð reynir svá sína)
siklingr numinn miklu;
nú lifir hraustr, af hæstri
himna valds þars aldri,
fárskerðandi fyrða,
friðar-sýn gleði týnisk.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 63 (AI, 471; BI, 443); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 60
 
64 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 64 [Vol. 7, 59] — ESk Geisl 64VII

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Hverr's svá horskr, at byrjar
hans vegs megi of segja
ljóss í lífi þessu
lofðungs gjafar tunga?,
þær es heims ok himna
heitfastr jǫfurr veitir
(skreytt's of skatna dróttin
skrín) dýrðar-vin sínum.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 64 (AI, 471; BI, 443); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 61
 
65 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 65 [Vol. 7, 60] — ESk Geisl 65VII

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Heims hykk hingat kvômu
hǫfuðsmenn í stað þenna
(snarr tyggi bergr seggjum
sólar) erkistóli;
hér's af himna gervis
heilagr viðr (sem biðjum,
yfirskjǫldungr bjarg aldar
oss) píningarkrossi.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 65 (AI, 471; BI, 443-4); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 62
 
66 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 66 [Vol. 7, 60-1] — ESk Geisl 66VII

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Ǫld nýtr Óláfs mildi
(jǫfurs dýrð hǫfum skýrða)
þróttar hvass at þessum
þreksnjǫll frama ǫllum;
lúti landsfolk ítrum
lim salkonungs himna;
sæll es hverr, es hollan
hann gervir sér, manna.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 66 (AI, 471-2; BI, 444); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 63
 
67 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 67 [Vol. 7, 61-2] — ESk Geisl 67VII

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Talðak fátt ór fjǫlða
friðgegns af jartegnum
(ber koma orð frá órum)
Óláfs (bragar stóli);
bóls taki seggr hverr, 's sólar
siklings, þess's goð miklar
hilmis, ôst ens hæsta
heiðbjartrar, lof reiðir.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 67 (AI, 472; BI, 444); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 64
 
68 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 68 [Vol. 7, 62-3] — ESk Geisl 68VII

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Svát lausnara leysi
langvinr frá kvǫl strangri
nýta þjóð ok nauðum
nafnkuðr við trú jafnan,
víga skýs þars vísa
veljendr glaðir telja
ǫflugs Krists af ôstum
alnennins brag þenna.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 68 (AI, 472; BI, 444); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 65
 
69 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 69 [Vol. 7, 63-4] — ESk Geisl 69VII

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Óláfs hǫfum jǫfra
orðhags kyni sagðar
(fylgði hugr) ens helga
happsdáðir (því ráði);
laun fôm holl, ef hreinum
hræsíks þrimu líkar,
gǫfugs óðar létt, gœði,
goðs blessun, lof, þessa.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 69 (AI, 472; BI, 444-5); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 66
 
70 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 70 [Vol. 7, 64] — ESk Geisl 70VII

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Bragr myndi nú brǫndum
baugness vesa þessi
(mank rausnarskap ræsis)
raundýrliga launaðr,
ef lofða gramr lifði
leikmildr, Sigurðr, Hildar
(þess lýsik veg vísa
vellum grimms) enn ellri.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 70 (AI, 472; BI, 445); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 67
 
71 Vol. 7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 71 [Vol. 7, 64-5] — ESk Geisl 71VII

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Bœn hefk, þengill, þína
þrekrammr, stoðat framla;
iflaust hǫfum jǫfri
unnit mærð, sem kunnum;
ágætr, segið, ítran,
Eysteinn, hvé brag leystak.
Hôs elskið veg vísa
vagnræfrs - en ek þagna.

Skj: Einarr Skúlason: 6. Geisli 71 (AI, 472-3; BI, 445); dróttkvætt; ed. MLC; group: F; mss: Bb, Flat; texts: Flat 68
 
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