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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, 752

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18 — Anon Vitn 18VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Vitnisvísur af Máríu 18’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 752.

‘Veit eg, mjög er í móti,
minn guð, skipan þinni
með sambandi synda
sett jáyrði þetta.
Verð eg bert fyrir borði,
blessuð hjálp, í þessu,
enn sem ykkr er kunnigt
áðr mæðginum báðum.

 

I know, my God, that this consent, given with the union of sins, is much against your decree. I am clearly wronged in this, blessed help; now as before it is known to you both, mother and son.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 3]. Vitnisvísur af Maríu 18 (AII, 486; BII, 523-4); Skald II, 287; Kahle 1898, 53, 103, Sperber 1911, 27, 72, Wrightson 2001, 35.

sources

AM 713 4° (713) 84, 29 - 84, 31  transcr.  image  image  
AM 721 4° (721) 12r, 25 - 12r, 26  transcr.  image  image  
AM 711 a 4°x (711ax) 66, 11 - 66, 18  transcr.  
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