Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VII. Máríuvísur II (Mv II) - 24

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Máríuvísur II (‘Vísur about Mary II’) — Anon Mv IIVII

Kari Ellen Gade 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Máríuvísur II’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 701-17.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 5]. En digt om et andet Maria-jærtegn, Máríuvísur II (AII, 492-6, BII, 532-38)

SkP info: VII, 715

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21 — Anon Mv II 21VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríuvísur II 21’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 715.

Þegar gjörðu þá mjög
þjóðir og göfugt fljóð
lofa ljúft víf
listuga, er bar Krist.
Og með þrifum þaðan af
þjóna tóku guði hjón;
þeira var blíðr burr
bráðgjörr og heilráðr.

 

At once, then, the people and the splendid woman began to praise greatly the gentle lady, the graceful one, who bore Christ. And from then on the couple began to serve God with prosperity; their cheerful son was early mature and wise in counsel.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 5]. En digt om et andet Maria-jærtegn 21 (AII, 495; BII, 537); Skald II, 294, Metr. §§14D, 18B; Kahle 1898, 42, Sperber 1911, 14, Wrightson 2001, 65.

sources

AM 713 4° (713) 87, 15 - 87, 17  image  image  
AM 721 4° (721) 14r - 14r  image  image  
AM 711 a 4°x (711ax) 100, 3 - 100, 10  transcr.  
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