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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, 792

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48 — Anon Mgr 48VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát 48’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 792.

Mönnum eru slík heitin hennar
harðla væn, en tár og bænir
helgar láti hverr maðr fylgja
hjarta klökku og iðran bjarta.
Regnsals skulu vier ræsi tígna
rausnsaman oss til syndalausnar;
honum gjöri dýrð á himni og jörðu
hverskyns þjóð og dróttins móður.

 

Such promises of hers are very hopeful for men, and may each man let tears and holy prayers and pure repentance accompany the agitated heart. We must honour {the magnificent ruler {of the rain-hall}} [SKY/HEAVEN > = God (= Christ)] for our redemption from sins; may all kinds of people provide glory to him and {to the mother of the Lord} [= Mary] in heaven and on earth.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 2]. Máríugrátr 48 (AII, 481-2; BII, 518); Skald II, 284; Kahle 1898, 65, Sperber 1911, 41, Wrightson 2001, 24.

sources

AM 713 4° (713) 128, 23 - 128, 26  transcr.  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 77v, 1 - 77v, 8  transcr.  
AM 920 4°x (920x) 210v, 9 - 210v, 16  transcr.  
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