Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VII. Plácitusdrápa (Pl) - 59

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Plácitusdrápa (‘Drápa about S. Eustace’) — Anon PlVII

Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Plácitusdrápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 179-220.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa, Digt fra det 12. årh. (AI, 607-18, BI, 606-22)

SkP info: VII, 192-3

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17 — Anon Pl 17VII

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Cite as: Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 17’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 192-3.

þás auðskiptis eptir
almilds konu dvalði
— væn leizk hodd-Gefn hônum —
hjǫrlundr á skæ sunda.
Hreins varð heggr við sína
hraustr, þás gekk af flausti,
auðar eiginbrúði
óviljandi at skiljask.

þás {hjǫrlundr} dvalði konu {almilds auðskiptis} eptir á {skæ sunda}; {hodd-Gefn} leizk hônum væn. {Hraustr heggr hreins auðar} varð óviljandi at skiljask við eiginbrúði sína, þás gekk af flausti.

when {the sword-tree} [WARRIOR] kept the wife {of the most generous wealth-distributor} [GENEROUS MAN] back on {the horse of channels} [SHIP]; {the hoard-Gefn <= Freyja>} [WOMAN] looked beautiful to him. {The brave tree of shining wealth} [MAN] had to part with his wife against his will, when he left the ship.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa 17 (AI, 610-11; BI, 611); Skald I, 297; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1833, 18, 46, Finnur Jónsson 1887, 234, Louis-Jensen 1998, 101.

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AM 673 b 4° (673b) 2v, 3 - 2v, 7 (Pl)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  
AM 673 b 4° (673bÞH) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bFJ) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bJH) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bJLJ) -  transcr.  
AM 673 b 4° (673bTW) 2v, 3 - 2v, 7 (Pl)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  
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