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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, 896-7

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8 — Anon Mey 8VII

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Cite as: Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 8’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 896-7.

Önnur giftiz Máría manni;
mektarráði Alphéus náði;
frúin vænasta fjóra sveina
fæddi hun til spektar gædda.
Meingið nefnir Jacóbum yngra;
Jósép skínn í krafti ljósum;
Taddéus alt með gæzku græddi
góðr og mildur Simónis bróðir.

Önnur Máría giftiz manni; Alphéus náði mektarráði; hun, frúin vænasta, fæddi fjóra sveina gædda til spektar. Meingið nefnir Jacóbum yngra; Jósép skínn í ljósum krafti; Taddéus græddi alt með gæzku, góðr og mildur bróðir Simónis.

The second Mary married a man; Alpheus obtained a great marriage; she, the most beautiful woman, gave birth to four sons endowed with wisdom. The crowd mentions James the younger; Joseph shines in a bright power, Thaddaeus healed everything with goodness, the good and generous brother of Simon.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum 8 (AII, 528; BII, 584); Skald II, 322, NN §§2970A, B, 2971A.

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AM 721 4° (721) 11r - 11r  transcr.  image  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 23, 24 - 23, 26 ()  image  image  
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