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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, 911

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31 — Anon Mey 31VII

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Haglig leysti hár úr dreglum
hvítust meyja, fagrt at líta,
fríðast var sem frúinnar klæði
falli niðr um líkam allan;
Síniformús sætu væna
sár kennandi skipar at brenna;
ýtar kyndu eldinn heita,
Agnes stóð í logandi glóðum.  (hrynhent)

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum 31 (AII, 533; BII, 590); Skald II, 326, NN §§1844, 1845, 2971A.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 9r - 9r (Mey)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 25, 22 - 25, 24 ()  image  image  
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