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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, 745

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8 — Anon Vitn 8VII

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Þá tók hann í hennar
hand með elsku-bandi,
framm greiðandi fríðust
festar-orð, á lesti:
„þú skalt mektug meyja
mín innilig kvinna,
virðiz okkr, at verða,
vóttr Máría ok dróttinn.“

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 3]. Vitnisvísur af Maríu 8 (AII, 484; BII, 521); Skald II, 286 NN §1667, Anm.; Kahle 1898, 51, Sperber 1911, 25, 70, Wrightson 2001, 30.

sources

AM 713 4° (713) 83, 32 - 84, 2  transcr.  image  image  
AM 721 4° (721) 12r, 4 - 12r, 6  transcr.  image  image  
AM 711 a 4°x (711ax) 58, 3 - 58, 10  transcr.  
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