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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, 736

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27 — Anon Mv III 27VII

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríuvísur III 27’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 736.

Máría, krjúpa menn þier,
mætust, því ágætr
setti þig fyrir mikinn mátt
móður sína, hreint fljóð.
Ei*gi* mun svá aumligr
iðrandi, ef þig biðr,
hann fariz, frúin skær;
flestra ertu hjálp mest.

 

Most glorious Mary, men kneel to you, because the famous one placed you, his mother, the pure woman, in charge of great power. There will not be a repenting one so miserable that he perishes, if he worships you, luminous lady; you are the greatest help of most people.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 6]. Et digt om et tredje Maria-jærtegn 27 (AII, 500; BII, 544); Skald II, 298, Metr. §23; Kahle 1898, 48-9, Sperber 1911, 21, 69, Wrightson 2001, 80.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 16v, 14 - 16v, 15  transcr.  image  image  
AM 1032 4°x (1032x) 155v, 5 - 155v, 12 (Mv I)  transcr.  
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