Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Heilagra manna drápa (Heil) - 26

not in Skj

Heilagra manna drápa (‘Drápa about Holy Men’) — Anon HeilVII

Kirsten Wolf 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Heilagra manna drápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 872-90.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 10]. Af et digt om hellige mænd, Heilagra manna drápa (AII, 511-16, BII, 562-9)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VII, p. 874. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

2 — Anon Heil 2VII

Cite as: Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra manna drápa 2’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 874.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Herma vann fyr hǫggum þeira
hátt ok síðast skilja mátti,
á hendi fal hann sik helgum anda
hreinn ok góðr ok drottins móður;
dæmi þau kvað enn dýri Tómás
dauða vild ok allar nauðir,
svá skýfðu þeir honum af hǫfði
hallandi sér krúnu alla.  (hrynhent)

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 10]. Af et digt om hellige mænd 2 (AII, 512; BII, 563); Skald II, 308, NN §§1757, 1764, 1765, 2889; Kahle 1898, 90-1, 112.

sources

AM 720 a VI 4° (720a VI) 1r - 1r (Heil)  transcr.  image  image  image  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
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