Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VII. Pétrsdrápa (Pét) - 54

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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, 827-8

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36 — Anon Pét 36VII

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Cite as: David McDougall (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa 36’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 827-8.

Nú frumtígna fagnað
fest hefi eg einum lestri
þeira tólf með tíri,
að tjáðag, Pétri, áðan.
Opinn og syndum sópaðr
salr vizkunnar kunnigr
standi að stuðli greindum;
stefjabálk vil eg hefja.

Nú hefi eg fest einum lestri fagnað þeira tólf frumtígna Pétri með tíri, að tjáðag áðan. Standi {kunnigr salr vizkunnar} opinn og sópaðr syndum að greindum stuðli; eg vil hefja stefjabálk.

Now I have established in a single reading the joy of those twelve highest dignities of Peter with glory which I recounted earlier. May {the knowing hall of the intellect} [BREAST] stand open and swept of sins, the ‘prop’ having been established; I wish to begin a refrain section.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder 36 (AII, 505; BII, 553); Skald II, 303, NN §§ 1739, 2878, 3375; Kahle 1898, 86.

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AM 621 4° (621) 59r, 11 - 59r, 14  transcr.  image  
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