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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, 734-5

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25 — Anon Mv III 25VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríuvísur III 25’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 734-5.

Göfugligt guðs víf
giefr fyrir utan ef
hófi hægt líf;
heimar skiftuz klerk þeim.
Síðan undir sátt bauð
sættandi fljóð* mætt,
að hann rietti ráð sitt;
rausnar var það fögr lausn.

{Göfugligt víf guðs} giefr fyrir utan ef hægt líf hófi; heimar skiftuz þeim klerk. Síðan bauð mætt, sættandi fljóð* undir sátt, að hann rietti ráð sitt; það var fögr lausn rausnar.

{The glorious wife of God} [= Mary] grants [the man] without doubt a pleasant life according to his ability; worlds were exchanged for that cleric. Then the splendid, reconciling lady stipulated in accordance with the reconciliation that he should mend his ways; that was a fine redemption of esteem.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 6]. Et digt om et tredje Maria-jærtegn 25 (AII, 500; BII, 544); Skald II, 298, NN §1706, Metr. §§12C, 14A, 17C; Kahle 1898, 48, 102, Sperber 1911, 21, 68-9, Wrightson 2001, 79.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 16v, 10 - 16v, 11  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 154v, 6 - 154v, 13 (Mv I)  transcr.  
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