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Vol. II. Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: from c. 1035 to c. 1300 8. Introduction 4. Sources for Skaldic Poetry Cited in the Kings' Sagas 1. Sagas of the kings of Norway after 1035 1. Ágrip af Nóregs konunga sǫgum (Ágr)

1. Ágrip af Nóregs konunga sǫgum (Ágr)

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘Ágrip af Nóregs konunga sǫgum (Ágr)’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols [check printed volume for citation].

Manuscript

Ágr:          Ágrip, AM 325 II 4° (Icelandic, c. 1225).

Editions: Ágr 1929, ÍF 29 (Ágr and Fsk), Ágr 1995, Ágr 2008.

Poetry

The part of Ágr covered in SkP II comprises the sagas from Mgóð (c. 1035) to Hsona (c. 1150) and contains four stanzas: Sigv Berv 12, Anon (Ólkyrr) 1, SteigÞ Kv, Sjórs Lv 1. The last is preserved only in Ágr.

[14] For a full discussion of Ágr, see Introduction to SkP I. The revised edition of Ágr 1995 (Ágr 2008) appeared too late to be included in the present volume.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. SkP I = Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Ed. Diana Whaley. 2012.
  3. SkP II = Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Ed. Kari Ellen Gade. 2009.
  4. Internal references
  5. Diana Whaley 2012, ‘Fagrskinna (Fsk)’ 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, pp. clix-clxi.
  6. Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Sigvatr Þórðarson, Bersǫglisvísur 12’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 23-4.
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