Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Heilagra meyja drápa (Mey) - 60

not in Skj

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)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VII, p. 916. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

40 — Anon Mey 40VII

Cite as: Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 40’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 916.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Lof-kennandi Lúcía ǫnnur
líknar-blóm var pínd í Róma;
Díóclezíánús dygðar-meyjar
dáðugt hold í píslum þjáði;
brennandi stóð blýfull panna,
brúði lét hann sitja prúða
dægur þrjú í logandi laugu;
lifði hún enn ok gekk úr henni.  (hrynhent)

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum 40 (AII, 534; BII, 592); Skald II, 327.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 9r - 9r (Mey)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 26, 16 - 26, 18  image  image  
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