Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Máríudrápa (Mdr) - 43

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Máríudrápa (‘Drápa about Mary’) — Anon MdrVII

Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Máríudrápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 476-514.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 1]. En drape om jomfru Maria (Máríudrápa), Begyndelsen mangler åbenbart. (AII, 464-72, BII, 496-505)

SkP info: VII, 487-8

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11 — Anon Mdr 11VII

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Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríudrápa 11’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 487-8.

Heil, þú er hjálpar sálum,
heims prýði og líf beima
dýrð himneskrar hirðar
heiðskírt … deilis.
Þú ert makligast miklu
miskunnar ker funnið,
… hjálp og sæla
hrein, m guði einum.

Heil, þú er hjálpar sálum, prýði heims og heiðskírt líf beima, dýrð {deilis … himneskrar hirðar}. Hrein hjálp og … sæla, þú ert funnið miklu makligast ker miskunnar m guði einum.

Hail, you who help souls, world’s adornment and clear life of men, glory {of the provider … of the heavenly court} [= God]. Pure help and … bliss, you are revealed as by far the most deserving vessel of mercy with the one God.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 1]. En drape om jomfru Maria (Máríudrápa) 11 (AII, 466; BII, 499); Skald II, 272, NN §§1638, 1639; Rydberg 1907, 34, 54, Attwood 1996a, 104, 305.

sources

AM 757 a 4° (B) 13v, 39 - 13v, 41 (Has)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
Lbs 444 4°x (444x) -  
AM 757 a 4° (BRydberg) -  
AM 757 a 4° (BFJ) -  
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