Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VII. Máríuvísur III (Mv III) - 30

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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, 734

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24 — Anon Mv III 24VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríuvísur III 24’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 734.

Flatir hurfu frá í braut
fjandr sviftir hans önd
og mistu nýtt nest
nauðigir, sem guð bauð.
Sína bað Sátán
sveina fá stórmein,
er þeir kómu í kvalir heim;
kvað hann vera skylt það.

Flatir fjandr hurfu frá í braut, sviftir önd hans, og mistu nýtt nest nauðigir, sem guð bauð. Sátán bað sveina sína fá stórmein, er þeir kómu heim í kvalir; hann kvað það vera skylt.

The shame-faced fiends turned away from there, deprived of his spirit, and they, reluctant, lost the new provisions as God commanded. Satan ordered that his servants should receive great harm when they came home into torments; he said that was deserving.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 6]. Et digt om et tredje Maria-jærtegn 24 (AII, 499; BII, 543-4); Skald II, 298, NN §2997B, Metr. §§8D, 14C, 17B; Kahle 1898, 48, 102, Sperber 1911, 20-1, 68, Wrightson 2001, 78.

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AM 721 4° (721) 16v, 8 - 16v, 9  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 153v, 15 - 154v, 5  transcr.  
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