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, 184-5

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4 — Anon Pl 4VII

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Cite as: Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 4’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 184-5.

Heim kom hodda geymir;
hagat vel þvís sagði
viggþollr dyggva
Vinnils konu sinni.
(Seims) kvað sér í draumi,
(svǫr veitti þau bǫrvi)
menreið mána slóðar
mjúklynd konung sýndan.

 

{The keeper of hoards} [MAN] came home; {the tree {of the horse of Vinnill}} [(lit. ‘the horse-tree of Vinnill’) SHIP > SEAFARER] behaved well in telling his wife the excellent {The gentle necklace-bearer} [WOMAN] said that {the king {of the path of the moon}} [SKY/HEAVEN > = God] had appeared to her in a dream; she gave these answers {to the tree of gold}. [MAN]

notes: [5-8]: Cf. the wording of these ll. with C, 54-5: Mier sýndist í nótt í svefni … sem hann siálfur kiæmi til myn ‘It appeared to me last night in a dream … as if he himself came to me’ (Louis-Jensen 1998, cxxii).

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa 4 (AI, 608; BI, 607); Skald I, 296, NN §2491; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1833, 12, 40, Finnur Jónsson 1887, 230, Jón Helgason 1932-3, 151-2, Louis-Jensen 1998, 94-5.

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AM 673 b 4° (673b) 1r, 13 - 1r, 18 (Pl)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  -
AM 673 b 4° (673bÞH) 40 - 40  transcr.  
AM 673 b 4° (673bHE) 40 - 40  transcr.  
AM 673 b 4° (673bFJ) 214 - 214  transcr.  
AM 673 b 4° (673bSkj) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bJH) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bJLJ) -  transcr.  
AM 673 b 4° (673bTW) 1r, 13 - 1r, 18 (Pl)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  
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