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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, 640-1

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69 — Anon Lil 69VII

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Cite as: Martin Chase (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Lilja 69’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 640-1.

Máríu son, fyrir miskunn dýra
manns náttúru og líkam sannan
kennztu við, svá að mín þú minniz,
minn drottinn, í ríki þínu.
Æfinliga með lyftum lófum,
lof ræðandi, á knie sín bæði
skepnan öll er skyld að falla,
skapari minn, fyrir ásjón þinni.

{Máríu son}, fyrir dýra miskunn kennztu við náttúru manns og sannan líkam, svá að þú minniz mín, drottinn minn, í ríki þínu. Æfinliga með lyftum lófum er öll skepnan, ræðandi lof, skyld að falla á bæði knie sín, skapari minn, fyrir ásjón þinni.

{Son of Mary} [= Christ], for the sake of precious mercy acknowledge your human nature and your true body, so that you are mindful of me, my Lord, in your kingdom. Unceasingly, with lifted hands, uttering praise, all creation should fall on both its knees, my Creator, before your face.

editions: Skj Eysteinn Ásgrímsson: Lilja 69 (AII, 385; BII, 408); Skald II, 223.

sources

Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 115vb, 6 - 115vb, 8  transcr.  image  image  
AM 99 a 8° (99a) 14r, 6 - 14r, 10  transcr.  image  image  
AM 622 4° (622) 35, 18 - 35, 20  transcr.  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 12, 10 - 12, 11  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
Vísnabók (Vb) 253 - 253  
DKNVSB 41 8°x (41 8°x) 127, 15 - 127, 20  transcr.  image  
AM 705 4°x (705x) 17r - 17v  transcr.  
BLAdd 4892 (4892) 36r - 36r  transcr.  image  
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