Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VII. Heilagra meyja drápa (Mey) - 60

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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, 917

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41 — Anon Mey 41VII

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Blý ok járn skal blessuð meyja
bera óverðug sér á herðum;
ýtar leiddu opt um stræti
unga frú með byrði þunga;
utan borgar var ærlig sæta
yfirgræðara flett af klæðum;
drotni kært í djúpu vatni
drekkiz fljóð af heiðnum þjóðum.  (hrynhent)

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum 41 (AII, 534-5; BII, 592); Skald II, 328.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 9r - 9v (Mey)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 26, 19 - 26, 21  image  image  
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