Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VII. Drápa af Máríugrát (Mgr) - 52

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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)

SkP info: VII, 782

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33 — Anon Mgr 33VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát 33’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 782.

Heyri þjóð, það er heilug Máría
hýrlig sagði merkja stýri:
‘Skynlaus óaðiz skaparans dauða
skepna öll með konum og köllum.
Hristiz jörð, en björgin brustu;
beimar áttu dimt í heimi;
jafnvel misti sólin sæta
sína birti og mátti ei skína.

Heyri þjóð, það er hýrlig, heilug Máría sagði {stýri merkja}: ‘Öll skynlaus skepna með konum og köllum óaðiz dauða skaparans. Jörð hristiz, en björgin brustu; beimar áttu dimt í heimi; sólin sæta misti jafnvel birti sína og mátti ei skína.

Let people hear what friendly, holy Mary said {to the controller of symbols} [BISHOP = Augustine]: ‘All inanimate creation, along with women and men, was afraid at the death of the Creator. The earth shook and mountains shattered; men had darkness [lit. had (it) dark] in the world; the sweet sun likewise lost its brightness and could not shine.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 2]. Máríugrátr 33 (AII, 479; BII, 514); Skald II, 281, NN §§2691, 2858; Kahle 1898, 62, 104, Sperber 1911, 37-8, 75, Wrightson 2001, 17.

sources

AM 713 4° (713) 127, 5 - 127, 8  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 70v, 13 - 71v, 1  transcr.  
AM 920 4°x (920x) 208v, 25 - 208v, 32  transcr.  image  
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