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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Pétrsdrápa (Pét) - 54

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)

SkP info: VII, 805

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12 — Anon Pét 12VII

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Cite as: David McDougall (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa 12’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 805.

Skriptúra skýrt váttar,
skær Perpétúa væri
kván í Kristi greinum
kunn, sú Pétro unni.
Petronillam nýtum
námgreini gaf eina
dóttur guðs og gætti
gott víf að eilífu.

Skriptúra váttar skýrt, skær Perpétúa væri kván kunn í Kristi greinum, sú unni Pétro. Gott víf gaf nýtum námgreini eina dóttur, Petronillam, og gætti guðs að eilífu.

Scripture clearly testifies [that] pure Perpetua was a woman skilled in Christ’s teachings, who loved Peter. The good woman gave to the excellent teacher a daughter, Petronilla, and directed her thoughts to God perpetually.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder 12 (AII, 502; BII, 548); Skald II, 300; Kahle 1898, 80-1, 110.

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