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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems, Máríuvísur III, 21 in AM 1032 4°x

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transcr.Mvnnr hans kvad megt savnn |[8] ..i b̄ian[9] | tvngan endi sínn savng | ok síae f.. hvad þat ma̋ | skyía lavs sku. lȯ | skilía ma̋ at komi[10] til | ave maría vphaf | a var þar ski... fa̋. |
notes[8] The abbreviation sign is placed above and between the dots. [9] The scribe obviously had great trouble reading the text here. There is a crossbar on the b (b¯) - but not a very desisive one - and the second letter could be either ‘i’ or ‘r’ (ë), although it bears more resemblance to ‘i’. The abbreviation sign for – is quite clear though. [10] Or ki? k¯gi would be a more common abbreviation for that though.

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