Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VII. Pétrsdrápa (Pét) - 54

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Pétrsdrápa (‘Drápa about the Apostle Peter’) — Anon PétVII

David McDougall 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Pétrsdrápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 796-844.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder, Pétrsdrápa (AII, 500-8, BII, 545-58)

SkP info: VII, 820-1

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28 — Anon Pét 28VII

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Cite as: David McDougall (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa 28’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 820-1.

Veitt*, ván, dómur drottins,
vel skýrð ritning dýrðar,
vörm ást, virðing hæsta,
vernd mæt, lítilæti,
tamið hold, töpuð reiði,
traust sterkt góðra verka,
roðin písl riett í blóði;
rís að paradísum.

Veitt* ván, dómur drottins, ritning dýrðar vel skýrð, vörm ást, hæsta virðing, mæt vernd, lítilæti, tamið hold, töpuð reiði, sterkt traust góðra verka, písl roðin riett í blóði; rís að paradísum.

Conferred hope, the judgement of the Lord, the scripture of glory well interpreted, fervent love, highest honour, excellent defence, humility, subdued flesh, abolished wrath, strong support of good deeds, martyrdom reddened directly in blood; he ascends to Paradise.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder 28 (AII, 504; BII, 551-2); Skald II, 302, NN §§1728, 1729; Kahle 1898, 84, 110.

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AM 621 4° (621) 58v, 21 - 58v, 23  transcr.  image  
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