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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.

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47   48   49   50   51   52   53   54 

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

SkP info: VII, 811-12

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19 — Anon Pét 19VII

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Cite as: David McDougall (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa 19’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 811-12.

Hóf á fjallið háva
hýrr dagbrauta stýrir
postula Pétr og lýsti
part eilífra skarta.
Ásjónu guðs sýnir
sól bjartari góligr
sonr — gleði var sveinum —
snjó hvítari líta*.

 

{The glad ruler {of the day-paths}} [SKY/HEAVEN > = God (= Christ)] raised the Apostle Peter up onto the high mountain and showed him a portion of eternal splendours. {The glorious son of God} [= Christ] shows a face brighter than the sun, whiter than snow to behold; there was joy among the disciples.

notes: Cf. the scriptural accounts of the Transfiguration of Christ at Matt. XVII.1-13, Mark IX.2-13, Luke IX.28-36, 2 Pet. I.16-18, and Pétr 6/32-7/5.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder 19 (AII, 503; BII, 549); Skald II, 301; Kahle 1898, 82.

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AM 621 4° (621) 58r, 27 - 58r, 29  transcr.  image  
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