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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, 839-40

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48 — Anon Pét 48VII

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Cite as: David McDougall (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa 48’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 839-40.

Varð yfir várum hirði
vel skýrð gleði dýrðar
hærri en heimrinn fyrri
Kemr í stað styðja
sterkligt trúar merki
mildingr mána foldar
†mýr lífs fyldur skýrum†.

 

A well-expounded joy of glory, greater than the world previously ... came over our pastor. {The king {of the land of the moon}} [SKY/HEAVEN > = God (= Christ)] comes at once to support the strong standard of faith; ...

notes: [4]: The l. is omitted in the ms. Finnur Jónsson (Skj B) conjectures for (ll. 3-4): höjere end verden för [nogensinde har set?] ‘higher than the world previously [has ever seen?]’.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder 48 (AII, 507; BII, 556); Skald II, 305, NN §§1751, 1752; Kahle 1898, 89, 111-12.

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AM 621 4° (621) 59v, 14 - 59v, 16  transcr.  image  
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