Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Máríuvísur I (Mv I) - 29

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Máríuvísur I (‘Vísur about Mary I’) — Anon Mv IVII

Kari Ellen Gade 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Máríuvísur I’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 678-700.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 4]. Et digt om Marias jærtegn, Máríuvísur I (AII, 487-92, BII, 526-32)

SkP info: VII, 682-3

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6 — Anon Mv I 6VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríuvísur I 6’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 682-3.

Vóx hræðilig huxan,
hitt, er allir kvitta,
myndar margvíss fjandi,
milli fólksins illa.
Sagði sveit, að lagðiz
seimkennandi að henni;
því mundi svá sendi
sax kunnum frú unna.

Hræðilig huxan vóx milli fólksins illa; hitt, er allir kvitta, myndar margvíss fjandi. Sveit sagði, að {seimkennandi} lagðiz að henni; því mundi frú unna {kunnum sendi sax} svá.

A terrible thought grew among the wicked people; that, which they all gossip about, a very crafty devil creates. The crowd said that {the gold-tester} [MAN] lay with her; [and] therefore [that] the lady must love {the famous sender of the sword} [WARRIOR] so much.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 4]. Et digt om Marias jærtegn 6 (AII, 488; BII, 527); Skald II, 289; Kahle 1898, 32, 97, Sperber 1911, 2, 57, Wrightson 2001, 43.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 12v - 12v  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 83v, 7 - 83v, 14 (Mv I)  transcr.  
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