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Skúli Svǫlðr 3III

Kate Heslop (ed.) 2017, ‘Skúli Þorsteinsson, Poem about Svǫlðr 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. 364.

Skúli ÞorsteinssonPoem about Svǫlðr

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Myndit øfst, þars undir
árflogni gafk sárar,
Hlǫkk í hundraðsflokki
Hvítinga mik líta.


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: Skúli Þórsteinsson, 1. Digt om Svolderslaget 3: AI, 306, BI, 283, Skald I, 145, NN §2012; SnE 1848-87, I, 490-1, II, 353, 457, 544, 597, III, 101, SnE 1931, 172, SnE 1998, I, 91; Konráð Gíslason 1892, 32.


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