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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, 923-4

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52 — Anon Mey 52VII

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Barbára gat frá blótum horfit
blíðu-fyld ok skrýddiz fríðum,
hennar faðir lét sælan svanna
syrgiliga í húsi byrgja;
kvíðu-fullu kvalara þjóðir
knífum skáru brjóst af vífi;
Ságu gulls með sverði vágu;
seldiz hún enn í drottins veldi.  (hrynhent)

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum 52 (AII, 537; BII, 595); Skald II, 329, NN §§91, 2970B.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 9v - 9v (Mey)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 27, 21 - 27, 23  image  image  
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