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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Máríudrápa (Mdr) - 43

Máríudrápa (‘Drápa about Mary’) — Anon MdrVII

Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Máríudrápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 476-514.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 1]. En drape om jomfru Maria (Máríudrápa), Begyndelsen mangler åbenbart. (AII, 464-72, BII, 496-505)

SkP info: VII, 480

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2 — Anon Mdr 2VII

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Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríudrápa 2’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 480.

Sendi son frá böndum
sinn með lausn að vinna
dauðans þeingill þjóðir,
þeyranns í kvið meyjar.
Þeim bjó sú við sóma
snotr mær friðar stæri
víst heimili og hæstum
höfuðstað frömum jöfri.

{Þeingill {þeyranns}} sendi son sinn í kvið meyjar að vinna þjóðir með lausn frá böndum dauðans. Sú snotr mær bjó við sóma {þeim stæri friðar} víst heimili og hæstum frömum jöfri höfuðstað.

{The king {of the thawing wind-house}} [SKY/HEAVEN > = God] sent his son into the womb of a maiden to win people by means of redemption from the bonds of death. That wise maiden honourably provided {the augmenter of peace} [= God (= Christ)] with a sure home and the highest, foremost prince with a chief place.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 1]. En drape om jomfru Maria (Máríudrápa) 2 (AII, 464; BII, 497); Skald II, 271; Konráð Gíslason 1860, 555, Rydberg 1907, 32, 53, Attwood 1996a, 102, 303.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 13v, 21 - 13v, 23 (Has)  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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