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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Heilagra meyja drápa (Mey) - 60

Heilagra meyja drápa (‘Drápa about Holy Maidens’) — Anon MeyVII

Kirsten Wolf 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Heilagra meyja drápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 891-930.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum, Heilagra meyja drápa. (AII, 526-39, BII, 582-97)

SkP info: VII, 893

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2 — Anon Mey 2VII

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Lýsa vilda ek lofandi glósum
líf ágætra dýrðar-vífa,
drottin várr með hverjum hætti
huldi þær í krapti skærum;
milliga skein yfir meyjum ǫllum
meyligt blóm ens hæsta sóma,
Máría sjálf er drotning dýrust,
dýran fæddi hún himna stýri.  (hrynhent)

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum 2 (AII, 527; BII, 582-3); Skald II, 321, NN §3389A.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 8v - 8v (Milska)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 23, 7 - 23, 9 ()  image  image  
Lbs 444 4°x (444x) -  
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