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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.

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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, 219

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58 — Anon Pl 58VII

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Cite as: Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 58’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 219.

víghressa vissi
†vel… …is†
tírmildr tiggja þeira
— Trájánus
Óþǫrfu bað erfi
ítrstyrkr
andrán Adriánus
ǫrva móts

 

Trajan ; the gloriously merciful did not know of their battle-zealous prince. The magnificently powerful Hadrian gave orders that the death { {of the meeting of arrows}} [BATTLE > WARRIOR?] … with a harmful funeral feast

notes: At this point in the prose versions, the Emperor Trajan dies and the new Emperor, Hadrian, orders the preparation of a pagan funeral feast involving sacrifices.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa 58 (AI, 618; BI, 621); Skald I, 302, NN §3; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1833, 34, 64, Finnur Jónsson 1887, 244, Jón Helgason 1932-3, 167-8, Louis-Jensen 1998, 122-3.

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