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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Máríudrápa (Mdr) - 43

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, 505-6

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33 — Anon Mdr 33VII

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Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríudrápa 33’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 505-6.

Sýn þig, gæzku grundar
guðs f…a móðir
þess, er af þier vísu
þýðr var borinn með prýði.
Blessuð ván, og bænir
berr, skínandi, þínar
heilagr Kristr í hæsta
himins dýrð, lofi fyrða.

 

Reveal yourself, { mother of God}, [= Mary] {of the ground of grace}, and [= God (= Christ)] of that one who in truth was born from you, gentle, with splendour. And, blessed hope, shining with men’s praise, holy Christ carries your prayers into {the highest glory of heaven}. [= Mary]

notes: This st. is based on the fourth v. of Ave maris stella: Monstra te esse matrem, / sumat per te precem / qui pro nobis natus / tulit esse tuus ‘Show yourself to be a mother: through you may he take up our prayer, who, born for us, took on being your [Son]’.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 1]. En drape om jomfru Maria (Máríudrápa) 33 (AII, 470; BII, 503); Skald II, 275, NN §§1658, 1659, 2669B; Rydberg 1907, 38, 57, Attwood 1996a, 110-11, 311.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 14r, 30 - 14r, 32 (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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