Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Mdr 43VII l. 6

dróttinn — Lord

lemma:

dróttinn (noun m.; °dróttins, dat. dróttni (drottini [$1049$]); dróttnar): lord, master

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notes:

[6] óttlaust með sier dróttinn: Cf. Has 32/4 and 36/7; Líkn 52/6. Almost identical ll. occur three times in Leið, always in sts describing the peace of heaven, where the saved will live óttalaus með dróttni ‘fearless with the Lord’, either as a result of their own prayers (40/6), or of Christ’s intervention at the Last Judgement (41/8). The first refrain in Leið, which describes the praise of angels and men, contains the l. óttlaust ok lið dróttni (13/6).

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