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, 703-4

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3 — Anon Mv II 3VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríuvísur II 3’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 703-4.

Herra nökkurr hugdýrr
hreinn bygði stað einn;
kæra hans af konum bar
kurteis, sem frá er spurt.
Unnuz þau hun og hann
hjartaliga; vili bjartr
láta ekki má í mót
milli þess, er hvárt vill.

Nökkurr hugdýrr, hreinn herra bygði einn stað; kurteis kæra hans bar af konum, sem er frá spurt. Þau unnuz hjartaliga, hun og hann; bjartr vili milli þess má ekki láta í mót, er hvárt vill.

A certain splendid-minded, pure lord lived in a city; his courteous wife surpassed other women, as is told. They loved each other dearly, she and he; the shining accord between them cannot do anything against that which the other [lit. each one] wants.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 5]. En digt om et andet Maria-jærtegn 3 (AII, 492; BII, 533); Skald II, 292, Metr. §8A; Kahle 1898, 38, 99, Sperber 1911, 9, 62, Wrightson 2001, 56.

sources

AM 713 4° (713) 85, 27 - 85, 29  transcr.  image  image  
AM 721 4° (721) 13v - 13v  image  image  
AM 711 a 4°x (711ax) 82, 17 - 84, 6  transcr.  
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