Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VII. Máríudrápa (Mdr) - 43

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Máríudrápa (‘Drápa about Mary’) — Anon MdrVII

Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Máríudrápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 476-514.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 1]. En drape om jomfru Maria (Máríudrápa), Begyndelsen mangler åbenbart. (AII, 464-72, BII, 496-505)

SkP info: VII, 492-4

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17 — Anon Mdr 17VII

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Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríudrápa 17’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 492-4.

Fagnaðu, mær af megni
miskunnar fullrunnin;
dýr, gaztu orð af orði,
o guðs og bart* forðum.
Fagnaðu, jörð, því að orðin
alfrjávuð* fekkt hávan
lífs ávöxt og leyfðan
leyndardóma blóma.

Fagnaðu, mær, fullrunnin af megni miskunnar; dýr, gaztu orð af orði, og bart* forðum {o guðs}. Fagnaðu, jörð, því að orðin alfrjávuð* fekkt {hávan ávöxt lífs} og {leyfðan blóma leyndardóma}.

Rejoice, maiden, overflowing with the power of mercy; precious one, you conceived the word from the word, and once bore {the word of God} [= Christ]. Rejoice, earth, since, grown fully ripe, you received {the high fruit of life} [= Christ] and {the praised flower of mysteries} [= Christ].

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 1]. En drape om jomfru Maria (Máríudrápa) 17 (AII, 467; BII, 500); Skald II, 273, NN §§1642, 1643, 2675; Rydberg 1907, 35, 55, Attwood 1996a, 106, 307.

sources

AM 757 a 4° (B) 13v, 49 - 14r, 1 (Mdr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
Lbs 444 4°x (444x) -  
AM 757 a 4° (BRydberg) -  
AM 757 a 4° (BFJ) -  
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