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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, 920

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47 — Anon Mey 47VII

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Setning guðs lét sagirnar brotna,
sǫkt var henni í djúpit nǫktri;
vǫldug gekk af vazins ǫldu
vætulaust með þurrum fæti;
lét hann óðum ljónum heita
listugt fljóð, er klæða misti;
dýrit bítur dygðar kæru,
dróttins skínn meðal píslar-vótta.  (hrynhent)

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum 47 (AII, 536; BII, 593-4); Skald II, 329.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 9v - 9v (Mey)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 27, 5 - 27, 7  image  image  
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