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I. 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar (Óldr) - 28

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2.1: Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar (‘Drápa about Óláfr Tryggvason’) — Anon ÓldrI

Kate Heslop 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1031.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XII]: [1]. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, ‘er Halfredr orti vandræda skalld’, et digt fra det 12. årh. (AI, 573-8, BI, 567-74)

SkP info: I, 1038

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7 — Anon Óldr 7I

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Cite as: Kate Heslop (ed.) 2012, ‘Anonymous Poems, Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar 7’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1038.

Brunnu ból, en runnu
(bǫl vann gnógr) til skógar
(lýða sveit, áðr létti,
limgarmr) Skotar armir,
ok hrynslóðar heiðinn
herr fyr elda þverri
vǫgnu vítt of eignaðr
vápnbautinn fell Gauti.

Ból brunnu, en armir Skotar runnu til skógar; {gnógr limgarmr} vann sveit lýða bǫl, áðr létti, ok heiðinn herr fell vítt, of eignaðr Gauti, vápnbautinn fyr {þverri {elda {hrynslóðar vǫgnu}}}.

Dwellings burned, and the wretched Scots ran to the forest; {a powerful branch-hound} [FIRE] caused the crowd of folk disaster, before it stopped, and the heathen army fell widely, dedicated to Gautr [Óðinn], weapon-beaten before {the diminisher {of the fires {of the rushing path of the orca}}} [SEA > GOLD > GENEROUS MAN].

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XII]: [1]. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar 7 (AI, 575; BI, 569); Skald I, 275; Munch and Unger 1847, 121, 140, Gullberg 1875, 13, 26.

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Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 112vb, 2 - 112vb, 5 (Rst)  transcr.  image  image  
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