Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Drápa af Máríugrát (Mgr) - 52

not in Skj

Drápa af Máríugrát (‘Drápa about the Lament of Mary’) — Anon MgrVII

Kari Ellen Gade 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Drápa af Máríugrát’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 758-95.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 2]. Máríugrátr (AII, 472-82, BII, 505-19)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VII, pp. 767-8. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

10 — Anon Mgr 10VII

Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát 10’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 767-8.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Máría kvaddi mítra stýri:
„mætr vinr ertu engla gætis“,
miskunnar, „ok minn at sǫnnu“
móðir talar svá blessuð, fróðan;
„biðr þú þess sem ǫngva aðra
áðr hefir fýst á grýttu láði;
háleitr, skal ek með helgum vilja
hylli lýðs þinn gjarna fylla.  (hrynhent)

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 2]. Máríugrátr 10 (AII, 474; BII, 508); Skald II, 277-8, NN §§1666, 2683; Kahle 1898, 57, Sperber 1911, 32, 74, Wrightson 2001, 5.

sources

AM 713 4° (713) 124, 23 - 124, 26  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 60v, 16 - 61v, 4  transcr.  
AM 920 4°x (920x) 206r, 8 - 206r, 15  transcr.  image  
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