Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Pétrsdrápa (Pét) - 54

not in Skj

Pétrsdrápa (‘Drápa about the Apostle Peter’) — Anon PétVII

David McDougall 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Pétrsdrápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 796-844.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder, Pétrsdrápa (AII, 500-8, BII, 545-58)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VII, pp. 797-8. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

1 — Anon Pét 1VII

Cite as: David McDougall (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa 1’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 797-8.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Orð satt upphafs gjǫrði
eitt næst stafi hæsta;
orð trúi fyrst þat fyrðar
fǫður líkt ok með ríkti;
gjǫrði alt með orði
ítr guð stórt ok lítit,
orð var sent, en særðiz
sonr, mey guðs, at deyja.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder 1 (AII, 500-1; BII, 545); Skald II, 299, NN §§1707, 1708, 2831; Kahle 1898, 78, 109.

sources

AM 621 4° (621) 57v, 5 - 57v, 7 (Pétr)  transcr.  image  
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