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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Plácitusdrápa (Pl) - 59

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.

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   55   56   57   58   59 

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

SkP info: VII, 215

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53 — Anon Pl 53VII

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Cite as: Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 53’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 215.

frá þvís friðgin, nýja,
fjǫgur endr, síz trú kenndu,
ráð ór Rúmsborg víðri
mœðila flœðu.
Ok bjartglóða beiðir
bragðvíss gripinn sagðisk
frár af frœknu dýri
flóðs, en vargr tók bróður.

 

about how the four, parents [and children], once fled with difficulty from their circumstances from the great city of Rome, after they embraced the new faith. And {the plucky, agile demander {of the bright embers of the flood}} [GOLD > MAN] described himself being taken by a fierce beast, and [how] a wolf took his brother.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa 53 (AI, 617; BI, 620); Skald I, 301-2; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1833, 32, 62, Finnur Jónsson 1887, 243, Jón Helgason 1932-3, 164, Louis-Jensen 1998, 119-20.

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