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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, 918-19

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44 — Anon Mey 44VII

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Júlíána fekk hrein ok heilug
hatr ok mein af greifa einum;
læstu þeir at meyju mæstri
myrkva-rann í fjǫtrum styrkum;
sendiz þangat enn svikli fjandi,
svíkjandi með englis líki;
kúgaðr var hann af fljóði fǫgru
fagnaðarlauss til margra sagna.  (hrynhent)

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum 44 (AI, 535; BII, 593); Skald II, 328, NN §2971A.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 9v - 9v (Mey)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 26, 28 - 26, 30  image  image  
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