Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Brúðkaupsvísur (Brúðv) - 33

not in Skj

Brúðkaupsvísur (‘Vísur about a Wedding’) — Anon BrúðvVII

Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Brúðkaupsvísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 527-53.

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SkP info: VII, 553

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33 — Anon Brúðv 33VII

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Cite as: Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Brúðkaupsvísur 33’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 553.

Oss bjargi Jésús;
ógnframr himins gramr
dýrðar láti vár orð
endaz, meðan veröld stendr,
svá að heim á degi dóms
dróttinn í unaðs gnótt
ýta laði ágætr
alla; það er bragar fall.

Jésús bjargi oss; {ógnframr gramr himins} láti vár dýrðar orð endaz, meðan veröld stendr, svá að ágætr dróttinn laði alla ýta heim í gnótt unaðs á dóms degi; það er fall bragar.

May Jesus save us; may {the ruler of heaven, outstanding} [= God] in battle, make our words of glory last as long as the world exists, so that the magnificent Lord may invite all men home to abundance of joy on Judgement Day; that is the end of the poem.

editions: Skj Not in Skj; ÍM II, 136.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 15r, 15 - 15r, 16  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 112v, 2 - 112v, 9  transcr.  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) 13, 20 - 14, 4  transcr.  
Lbs 2166 4°x (2166x) 13, 19 - 14, 6  transcr.  
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