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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Drápa af Máríugrát (Mgr) - 52

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, 784-5

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37 — Anon Mgr 37VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát 37’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 784-5.

Veiti hilmir vænnar stiettar
viðrkvæmilig orð í slæminn
—þetta kvæði þinnar móður
þekk kjósi smíð— bjartrar sólar.
‘Enn hlýð mier,’ kvað Jésús móðir,
‘Ögustínus, er tárin fögru,’
gæzkumild, ‘að greina skyldig,
gaft út, fyrir þier leynda krafta.

 

May {the prince {of the splendid path of the bright sun}} [SKY/HEAVEN > = God (= Christ)] grant suitable words in the final part; may a pleasing structure select this poem of your mother’s. ‘Again, listen to me,’ said {the beneficent [lit. good-will generous] mother of Jesus}, [= Mary] ‘Augustine, who gave forth fair tears so that I should divulge secret marvels before you.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 2]. Máríugrátr 37 (AII, 479; BII, 515); Skald II, 282, NN §§3354B, 3355; Kahle 1898, 63, Sperber 1911, 38-9, 76, Wrightson 2001, 19.

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AM 713 4° (713) 127, 18 - 127, 21  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 72v, 8 - 72v, 15  transcr.  
AM 920 4°x (920x) 209r, 23 - 209r, 30  transcr.  image  
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