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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Heilags anda drápa (Heildr) - 18

Heilags anda drápa (‘Drápa about the Holy Spirit’) — Anon HeildrVII

Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Heilags anda drápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 450-67.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. [3]. Heilags anda vísur (AII, 160-3, BII, 175-80)

SkP info: VII, 459-60

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10 — Anon Heildr 10VII

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Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilags anda drápa 10’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 459-60.

Rakkr dróttinn fremr rekka
ríkr ástgjöfum slíkum
(þeim er sigr ok sómi)
sólar fróns (at þjóna).
Syngr óskalof lengi
landherr spökum anda

{Ríkr rakkr dróttinn {fróns sólar}} fremr rekka slíkum ástgjöfum, þeim er sigr ok sómi at þjóna. Landherr syngr lengi óskalof spökum anda

{The mighty, bold lord {of the land of the sun}} [SKY/HEAVEN > = God] assists men with such love-gifts, which are a victory and an honour to gain. The army on earth [i.e. Christians] sings for a long time wished for-praise to the wise spirit …

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. [3]. Heilags anda vísur 10 (AII, 161-2; BII, 177); Skald II, 93; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1844, 54, Rydberg 1907, 2, 46, Attwood 1996a, 57-8, 153.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 10r, 19 - 10r, 20 (Heildr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
AM 757 a 4° (BRydberg) - (SnE)  
AM 757 a 4° (BFJ) - (SnE)  
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