Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Líknarbraut (Líkn) - 52

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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, 279

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43 — Anon Líkn 43VII

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Cite as: George S. Tate (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut 43’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 279.

Þá er, sem þengill skýja
þreksnjallr kveði alla
oss með orðum þessum
ágætr fyr meinlæti:
‘Mín hefi ek sár at sýna
seggjum góð með blóði;
maðr sjái hverr á hauðri
hingat til píninga.

Þá er, sem {þreksnjallr þengill skýja}, ágætr fyr meinlæti, kveði oss alla með þessum orðum: ‘Ek hefi mín góð sár með blóði at sýna seggjum; hverr maðr á hauðri sjái hingat til píninga.

Then it is as if {the strength-bold king of clouds} [= God (= Christ)], famed on account of agonies, addresses us all with these words: ‘I have my good wounds with blood to show to men; let each man on earth look hither at [these] torments.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. 1. Líknarbraut 43 (AII, 158; BII, 171); Skald II, 90; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1844, 48, Rydberg 1907, 18, 52, Tate 1974, 88.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 12r, 22 - 12r, 23 (Has)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
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