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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Máríuvísur III (Mv III) - 30

Máríuvísur III (‘Vísur about Mary III’) — Anon Mv IIIVII

Kari Ellen Gade 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Máríuvísur III’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 718-38.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 6]. Et digt om et tredje Maria-jærtegn, Máríuvísur III (AII, 496-500, BII, 538-45)

SkP info: VII, 729-30

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19 — Anon Mv III 19VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríuvísur III 19’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 729-30.

Árum veitti annsvör
unnandi miskunn;
heldr verndar meyin mild
merkiliga sinn klerk.
Ræðir svá rík brúðr:
‘Rietta hefir yðr stiett
dáðum prýddr Dávíð
diktað, er hann saung slíkt:

 

Loving mercy gave answers to the messengers; the gentle Virgin defends her cleric quite remarkably. The mighty bride speaks thus: ‘David, adorned with accomplishments, has prepared the right path for you when he sang like this:

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 6]. Et digt om et tredje Maria-jærtegn 19 (AII, 499; BII, 542); Skald II, 297; Kahle 1898, 47, 101, Sperber 1911, 19, 67, Wrightson 2001, 76.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 16r, 30 - 16r, 31  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 151v, 9 - 151v, 16 (Mv I)  transcr.  
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