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, 203

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36 — Anon Pl 36VII

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Cite as: Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 36’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 203.

Værr tók vegs ins fyrra
viggfinnandi at minnask
sunds, þás sína kenndi
snarlundaðr húskarla.
Sér leitaði særir
seims huggunar beima
brátt í bœn af dróttni
bilstyggr, þás tók hryggvask.

{Værr {sunds vigg}finnandi} tók at minnask ins fyrra vegs, þás snarlundaðr kenndi húskarla sína. {Bilstyggr særir seims} leitaði sér brátt huggunar af {dróttni beima} í bœn, þás tók hryggvask.

{The peace-loving provider {of the horse of the sound}} [(lit. ‘the sound’s horse-provider’) SHIP > SEAFARER] began to remember his former glory, when the eager-minded one recognised his retainers. {The delay-shunning harmer of gold} [GENEROUS MAN] quickly sought for himself consolation from {the lord of mankind} [= God] in prayer, as he began to grow sad.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa 36 (AI, 614; BI, 616); Skald I, 299-300; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1833, 25-6, 54, Finnur Jónsson 1887, 238, Louis-Jensen 1998, 110.

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AM 673 b 4° (673b) 4r, 6 - 4r, 11 (Pl)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  
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AM 673 b 4° (673bJLJ) -  transcr.  
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