Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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7. Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa, 21 [Vol. 7, 905]

[1-2] vinnur hreina sprundið ... ótal krafta ‘the pure woman works ... innumerable miracles’: ‘S. Cecilia is one of the few non-native saints for whom we have a record of miracles performed in Iceland’ (Cormack 1994, 89, who gives references to saga texts; also Unger 1877, I, 294-7; Wolf 2003, 119-22).


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