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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, 843-4

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53 — Anon Pét 53VII

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Cite as: David McDougall (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa 53’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 843-4.

Tábíta frú fljótan
fann dauða, það snauðum
öllum sárt nam svella
senn fyr missi þenna.
Joppen hrósar happi,
háleitr guð veitir;
syngr hon lof fyrir leingi;
líf gaf Pétrus vífi.

 

The lady Tabitha met a sudden death, so that all the poor did grievously swell with sorrow at once over this loss. Joppa exults over the blessing which sublime God grants; she [the city] long sings praise for [that]; Peter gave life to the woman.

notes: Cf. Acts IX.36-42; Pétr 40/10-1/10; [Pseudo-] Petrus Comestor, Historia actuum apostolorum, ch. 45, col. 1674.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder 53 (AII, 508; BII, 557); Skald II, 305; Kahle 1898, 90.

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AM 621 4° (621) 59v, 27 - 59v, 29  transcr.  image  
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