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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallvarðr háreksblesi (Hallv)

11th century; volume 3; ed. Matthew Townend;

Knútsdrápa (Knútdr) - 8

Skj info: Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Islandsk skjald, 11. årh. (AI, 317-18, BI, 293-4).

Skj poems:

Knútsdrápa (‘Drápa about Knútr’) — Hallv KnútdrIII

Matthew Townend 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 230.

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Skj: Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa (AI, 317-18, BI, 293-4); stanzas (if different): 4 | 5

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 237. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

6 — Hallv Knútdr 6III

Cite as: Matthew Townend (ed.) 2017, ‘Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa 6’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 237.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Englandi ræðr Yngvi
einn (hefsk friðr at beinni)
bǫðrakkr bœnar nǫkkva
barkrjóðr ok Danmǫrku;
ok hefr (odda Leiknar)
jalm-Freyr und sik malma
(hjaldrôrr haukum þverrir
hungr) Nóregi þrungit.

texts: Flat 563, ÓH 126 (122), ÓHHkr 119 (II 119), Hkr 320 (II 119)

editions: Skj Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 6 (AI, 318; BI, 294); Skald I, 149-50, NN §2265B; Hkr 1893-1901, II, 400, ÍF 27, 311 (ÓHHkr ch. 173); ÓH 1941, I, 477 (ch. 167), Flat 1860-8, II, 307 ; Frank 1994b, 120, Jesch 2000, 247.


AM 36 folx (Kx) 429r, 22 - 429r, 29 (Hkr)  image  
Holm perg 2 4° (Holm2) 57r, 22 - 57r, 24 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 V 4° (325V) 67vb, 31 - 68ra, 3 (ÓH)  image  
AM 38 folx (J2x) 207r, 1 - 207r, 8 (ÓH)  image  
AM 321 4°x (321x) 212, 19 - 212, 23 (ÓH)  transcr.  image  
AM 73 b fol (Bæb) 2vb, 30 - 2vb, 30 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 61 fol (61) 115vb, 27 - 115vb, 31 (ÓH)  image  image  
AM 68 fol (68) 56v, 34 - 56v, 34 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 XI 2 g 4° (325XI 2 g) 3va, 25 - 3vb, 25 (ÓH)  image  
Holm perg 4 4° (Holm4) 54vb, 24 - 54vb, 28 (ÓH)  image  
AM 325 VII 4° (325VII) 31r, 28 - 31r, 29 (ÓH)  image  
GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 118vb, 19 - 118vb, 22 (ÓH)  image  image  image  
GKS 1008 fol (Tóm) 146r, 13 - 146r, 13 (ÓH)  image  
AM 73 a folx (73ax) 177r, 29 - 177r, 29 (ÓH)  image  
Thott 972 folx (972x) 422va, 1 - 422va, 8 (ÓH)  image  image  
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