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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

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. 233. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

3 — Hallv Knútdr 3III

Cite as: Matthew Townend (ed.) 2017, ‘Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa 3’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 233.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Knútr lézt framm til Fljóta,
(frægr leið vǫrðr of ægi)
heiptsnarr (hildar leiptra)
harðbrynjuð skip dynja;
Ullar lézt við Ellu
ættleifð ok mô reifðir
sverðmans snyrtiherðir
sundviggs flota bundit.

editions: Skj Hallvarðr háreksblesi: Knútsdrápa 3 (AI, 317; BI, 293); Skald I, 149, NN §782; 1741, 12-13, Knýtl 1919-25, 36 (ch. 8), ÍF 35, 103-4 (ch. 8); Frank 1994b, 120, Jesch 2000, 246.

sources

Jón Ólafsson 1741 (JÓ) 12 - 12 (Knýtl)  image  
AM 20 d folx (20dx) 5r, 1 - 5r, 8 (Knýtl)  image  
NKS 873 4°x (873x) 6r, 8 - 6r, 15 (Knýtl)  image  
Holm papp 41 4°x (41x) 4v - 4v (Knýtl)  
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