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Þorm Þorgdr 1V (Fbr 2)

Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld, Þorgeirsdrápa 1 — ed. R. D. Fulk

Not published: do not cite (Þorm Þorgdr 1V (Fbr 2))

Þormóðr KolbrúnarskáldÞorgeirsdrápa

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Starf hófsk upp, þás arfa
auðveitir lét dauðan
(hestrennir vas hlunna
hugsnjallr) Klœings falla;
efnð tóksk Hávars hefnðar,
hafstóðs þás vas Móði
(hann hlaut happ at vinna
hvettr) fimtían vetra.


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: Þórmóðr Bersason Kolbrúnarskáld, 1. Þórgeirsdrápa 1: AI, 277, BI, 256, Skald I, 132, NN §447B; Flat 1860-8, II, 96 (Fbr (ÓH ch. 77)), Fbr 1852, 10 (ch. 3), Fbr 1925-7, 14 (ch. 3), Loth 1960, 88 (ch. 4), ÍS 780 (ch. 3), ÍF 6, 130-1 (Fbr ch. 3); Gaertner 1907, 308, 313-14, Finnur Jónsson 1932-3, 33-4.


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