Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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VII. Plácitusdrápa (Pl) - 59

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Plácitusdrápa (‘Drápa about S. Eustace’) — Anon PlVII

Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Plácitusdrápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 179-220.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa, Digt fra det 12. årh. (AI, 607-18, BI, 606-22)

SkP info: VII, 200

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30 — Anon Pl 30VII

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Cite as: Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 30’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 200.

Ok til aumra rekka
atvinnu gaf Þvinnils
vigg-Baldr víðrar foldar
verkkaup, þats sér merkði.
Fast helt lundr ok leynði
linnvengis trú sinni
hlunndýrs heiðna runna
ttnæfr við goð sôttum,

Ok {{{Þvinnils víðrar foldar} vigg}-Baldr} gaf verkkaup, þats merkði sér, til atvinnu aumra rekka. {Hôttnæfr lundr {linnvengis}} helt fast sôttum við goð ok leynði trú sinni {heiðna runna {hlunndýrs}},

And {the Baldr <god> {of the horse {of the wide land of Þvinnill <sea-king>}}} [(lit. ‘horse-Baldr of the wide land of Þvinnill’) SEA > SHIP > SEAFARER] gave the wages, which he had set aside for himself, for the support of poor men. {The virtuous tree {of the serpent-ground}} [GOLD > MAN] held fast to his agreements with God and concealed his faith {from the heathen trees {of the animal of the launching-roller}} [SHIP > SEAFARER],

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa 30 (AI, 613; BI, 614); Skald I, 299; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1833, 23, 51, Finnur Jónsson 1887, 237, Louis-Jensen 1998, 107-8.

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AM 673 b 4° (673b) 3v, 7 - 3v, 11 (Pl)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  
AM 673 b 4° (673bÞH) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bFJ) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bJH) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bJLJ) -  transcr.  
AM 673 b 4° (673bTW) 3v, 7 - 3v, 11 (Pl)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  
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