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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Vitnisvísur af Máríu (Vitn) - 26

Vitnisvísur af Máríu (‘Testimonial Vísur about Mary’) — Anon VitnVII

Kari Ellen Gade 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Vitnisvísur af Máríu’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 739-57.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 3]. Vitnisvísur af Maríu (AII, 483-7, BII, 520-6)

SkP info: VII, 749-50

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14 — Anon Vitn 14VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Vitnisvísur af Máríu 14’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 749-50.

Spurði hringa hirði
herra ríkr slíku;
sætu sögn í móti
sór hann eiða stóra.
Guðs fyrir nýtar náðir
nefndur byskup stefndi
vænn til vátta sinna
virkr í Máríukirkju.

 

The powerful lord asked {the keeper of rings} [MAN] about this; he swore great oaths against the assertions of the woman. Because of the beneficial grace [lit. graces] of God, the afore-mentioned good, considerate bishop summoned [him] to his witnesses in the Church of Mary.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 3]. Vitnisvísur af Maríu 14 (AII, 485; BII, 523); Skald II, 287, NN §1677A; Kahle 1898, 52, Sperber 1911, 26, 71, Wrightson 2001, 33.

sources

AM 713 4° (713) 84, 18 - 84, 19  transcr.  image  image  
AM 721 4° (721) 12r, 17 - 12r, 18  transcr.  image  image  
AM 711 a 4°x (711ax) 62, 15 - 64, 4  transcr.  
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