Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Heilags anda drápa (Heildr) - 18

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Heilags anda drápa (‘Drápa about the Holy Spirit’) — Anon HeildrVII

Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Heilags anda drápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 450-67.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. [3]. Heilags anda vísur (AII, 160-3, BII, 175-80)

SkP info: VII, 467

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18 — Anon Heildr 18VII

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Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilags anda drápa 18’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 467.

Fróns veitti sá sínum
sauðum líf ept dauða
hirðir framr, er himna
heldr eilífu veldi.
Greindr skínn orð ok andi

{Sá framr hirðir fróns}, er heldr eilífu veldi himna, veitti sínum sauðum líf ept dauða. Greindr andi skínn ok orð …

May {that outstanding shepherd of the earth} [= God], who controls the eternal realm of the heavens, grant to his sheep life after death. The discerning spirit shines and the word …

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. [3]. Heilags anda vísur 18 (AII, 163; BII, 180); Skald II, 94; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1844, 56, Rydberg 1907, 3-4, 46, Attwood 1996a, 59-60, 155.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 10r, 37 - 10r, 38 (Heildr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
AM 757 a 4° (BRydberg) - (SnE)  
AM 757 a 4° (BFJ) - (SnE)  
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