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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Líknarbraut (Líkn) - 52

Líknarbraut (‘The Way of Grace’) — Anon LíknVII

George S. Tate 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Líknarbraut’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 228-86.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. 1. Líknarbraut (AII, 150-9, BII, 160-74)

SkP info: VII, 259

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29 — Anon Líkn 29VII

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Cite as: George S. Tate (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut 29’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 259.

Hljóta ey með ítrum
alfegnastir þegnar
sólar vörð í sælu
slóðar alt it góða.
Krists vinnr krapt ins hæsta
krossmark viðum hnossa
alls bezt; lofar æztan
öll dýrð konung fyrða.

Þegnar alfegnastir hljóta ey alt it góða í sælu með {ítrum vörð {sólar slóðar}}. Krossmark ins hæsta Krists vinnr krapt alls bezt {viðum hnossa}; öll dýrð lofar {æztan konung fyrða}.

Thanes joyous beyond measure obtain forever every good thing in blessedness with {the glorious guardian {of the sun’s track}} [SKY/HEAVEN > = God]. The cross-sign of the most-high Christ gains power best of all {for trees of treasures} [MEN]; all glory exalts {the highest king of men} [RULER = Christ].

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. 1. Líknarbraut 29 (AII, 155; BII, 168); Skald II, 88, NN §1392, 2710A, cf. 3040; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1844, 44, Rydberg 1907, 16, 50, Tate 1974, 74.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 11v, 46 - 11v, 47 (Líkn)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  
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