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Lilja (‘Lily’) — Anon LilVII

Martin Chase 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Lilja’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 544-677.

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Skj: Eysteinn Ásgrímsson: Lilja (AII, 363-95, BII, 390-416)

SkP info: VII, 628-9

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58 — Anon Lil 58VII

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Cite as: Martin Chase (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Lilja 58’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 628-9.

Syni Máríu svartir færa
seggir blandið gall með dreggjum;
fulla smán og flestar pínur
fundu þeir, en heimrinn stundi.
Fölnar skinn en fellr enni;
fættuz orð en þurru mættir;
öndin leið af Jésúm píndum,
yfirvaldanda himins og landa.

 

Black men bring the son of Mary gall mixed with dregs; they worked utter debasement and very many torments, and the world groaned. The skin pales and grows slack at the forehead; his words became fewer and his powers diminished; the soul departed from the tortured Jesus, {supreme ruler of heaven and lands}. [= God (= Christ)]

notes: [8]: Cf. 52/2 and Note.

editions: Skj Eysteinn Ásgrímsson: Lilja 58 (AII, 382; BII, 405); Skald II, 221.

sources

Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 115rb, 21 - 115rb, 25  transcr.  image  image  
AM 99 a 8° (99a) 12r, 2 - 12r, 8  transcr.  image  image  
AM 622 4° (622) 33, 15 - 33, 19  transcr.  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 11, 7 - 11, 9  transcr.  image  image  image  
Vísnabók (Vb) 252 - 252  
DKNVSB 41 8°x (41 8°x) 124, 9 - 124, 12  transcr.  image  
AM 705 4°x (705x) 14v - 15r  transcr.  
BLAdd 4892 (4892) 34r - 34v  transcr.  image  
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