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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Brúðkaupsvísur (Brúðv) - 33

Brúðkaupsvísur (‘Vísur about a Wedding’) — Anon BrúðvVII

Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Brúðkaupsvísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 527-53.

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SkP info: VII, 550-1

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29 — Anon Brúðv 29VII

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Cite as: Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Brúðkaupsvísur 29’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 550-1.

Traust verðr mær mest
mönnum og líkn sönn,
og ið hæsta hald víst,
hverjum sem þörf er.
Ætti þier öll drótt
unna fyrir miskunn;
þínar hafa þess raun
þjóðir; ertu firum góð.

Mær verðr mönnum mest traust og sönn líkn og víst ið hæsta hald, hverjum sem er þörf. Öll drótt ætti unna þier fyrir miskunn; þínar þjóðir hafa þess raun; ertu góð firum.

The maiden will be to men the greatest protection and true comfort and certainly the noblest support, for whoever has a need. All people should love you for your mercy; your peoples have experience of it; you are kind to men.

editions: Skj Not in Skj; ÍM II, 135.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 15r, 7 - 15r, 8  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 110v, 4 - 110v, 11  transcr.  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) 12, 6 - 12, 13  transcr.  
Lbs 2166 4°x (2166x) 12, 6 - 12, 13  transcr.  
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