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, 216-17

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55 — Anon Pl 55VII

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Cite as: Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 55’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 216-17.

Ok fjǫlkostig fýstisk
fóstrlanda til stranda
hauka klifs, þás hafði,
hyrgrund, sonu fundna.
Fljótt bað fylgju veita
fenglóðar sér tróða
liðs hǫfðingja leyfðan
Langbarða til jarðar.

Ok {fjǫlkostig {{klifs hauka} hyr}grund} fýstisk til stranda fóstrlanda, þás hafði fundna sonu. {Tróða {fenglóðar}} bað fljótt leyfðan hǫfðingja liðs veita sér fylgju til {jarðar Langbarða}.

And {the many-virtued ground {of the fire {of the cliff of the hawks}}} [(lit. ‘fire-ground of the hawks’ cliff’) ARM > GOLD > WOMAN] longed for the shores of her homeland after she had found her sons. {The stick {of the fen-fire}} [GOLD > WOMAN] quickly asked the esteemed commander of the army to give her escort to {the land of the Langobards} [= Italy].

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa 55 (AI, 617; BI, 621); Skald I, 302; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1833, 33, 63, Finnur Jónsson 1887, 243, Louis-Jensen 1998, 121.

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AM 673 b 4° (673b) 5v, 6 - 5v, 10 (Pl)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  
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