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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.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47   48   49   50   51   52 

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

SkP info: VII, 766

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9 — Anon Mgr 9VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát 9’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 766.

Blíð og fögr sem björt og tígin
brúðrin sæt og drotning mætust
dróttins kom með dýrð hitta
dægra sætis munka gæti.
Sýndiz móðir sunnu grundar
siklings þá með ljósi miklu
ítarlig með ilm og sætu
Ögustíno í skrúða fögrum.

 

{The sweet bride {of the lord {of the seat of days and nights}}} [SKY/HEAVEN > = God > = Mary] and the most glorious queen, gentle and fair, as well as bright and noble, came with splendour to seek {the guardian of monks}. [BISHOP = Augustine] {The mother {of the ruler {of the sun’s land}}} [SKY/HEAVEN > = God (= Christ) > = Mary] then revealed herself to Augustine with a great light, magnificent, with fragrance and sweetness in fair apparel.

notes: Cf. Mar (1871, xvi): Eptir þvilika bæn gerva með afli astarinnar birtiz vꜳr frv sancta Maria fyrr greindum gvðs manni með micilli dyrð oc liosi ‘After such a prayer made with the power of love, our lady S. Mary revealed herself to the afore-mentioned man of God with great splendour and light’.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 2]. Máríugrátr 9 (AII, 474; BII, 507-8); Skald II, 277; Kahle 1898, 57, Sperber 1911, 32, 74, Wrightson 2001, 5.

sources

AM 713 4° (713) 124, 20 - 124, 22  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 60v, 8 - 60v, 15  transcr.  
AM 920 4°x (920x) 205v, 33 - 206r, 7  transcr.  image  
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