Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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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, 502

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29 — Anon Mdr 29VII

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Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríudrápa 29’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 502.

Bænheyrðu, Máría, mína
málsgnótt og bjarg sálum;
miskunnar þarf eg þinnar,
þýð mær guði kærust.
Líðr að ljósu kvæði;
lofi þínu vil eg ofra;
skyldr em eg góðu að gjalda,
göfug prýði, þier, jöfra.

Bænheyrðu, Máría, mína málsgnótt og bjarg sálum; eg þarf miskunnar þinnar, þýð mær, kærust guði. Líðr að ljósu kvæði; eg vil ofra lofi þínu; eg em skyldr að gjalda þier góðu, {göfug prýði jöfra}.

Be attentive, Mary, to my speech-abundance, and save my soul; I need your mercy, kind maiden, most dear to God. The bright poem draws to its end; I will exalt your praise; I am obliged to reward you with good, {noble adornment of princes} [= Mary].

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 1]. En drape om jomfru Maria (Máríudrápa) 29 (AII, 469; BII, 502-3); Skald II, 275; Rydberg 1907, 37-8, 56, Attwood 1996a, 109-10, 310.

sources

AM 757 a 4° (B) 14r, 22 - 14r, 24 (Mdr)  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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