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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, 511-12

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40 — Anon Mdr 40VII

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Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríudrápa 40’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 511-12.

Heil vertu, drottning dýrðar,
dýrt skrín himinstýris,
hátt rann, höfuðborg dróttins,
hertjald konungs aldar.
Þig fann búð og breiða
bygð .................... hæstra manndygða

Heil vertu, drottning dýrðar, dýrt skrín {himinstýris}, hátt rann, höfuðborg dróttins, hertjald {konungs aldar}. Þig fann búð og breiða bygð hæstra manndygða ….

Hail to you, queen of glory, precious shrine {of the governor of heaven} [= God (= Christ)], high house, chief fortress of the Lord, army-tent {of the king of men} [= God (= Christ)]. [People] found you the booth and spacious dwelling-place of the highest virtues ….

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 1]. En drape om jomfru Maria (Máríudrápa) 40 (AII, 471; BII, 504); Skald II, 275, NN §§2983, 3266B; Rydberg 1907, 40, 58, Attwood 1996a, 113-14, 312.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 14r, 47 - 14v, 2 (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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