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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. Máríuflokkr (Mfl) - 2

Máríuflokkr (‘Flokkr about Mary’) — Anon MflIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Máríuflokkr’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 507.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [4]. Máríuflokkr, et digt fra det 12. årh.(?) (AI, 627, BI, 634)

SkP info: III, 507

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1 — Anon Mfl 1III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríuflokkr 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 507.

Knáttu mǫrg á mergjar
mjǫðkarms furu hvarma
hirðsamnaðar himna
hrynregn sali dynja.

{Mǫrg hrynregn hvarma} {furu mjǫðkarms} knáttu dynja á {sali mergjar} {{himna hirð}samnaðar}.

{Many streaming rains of eyelids} [TEARS] {of the fir-tree of the mead-vessel} [WOMAN = Mary] gushed onto {the halls of marrow} [LIMBS] {of the convener {of the retinue of the heavens}} [(lit. ‘heavens’ retinue-convener’) ANGELS > = Christ].

texts: SnEW 20, SnE 726

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [4]. Máríuflokkr 1 (AI, 627; BI, 634); Skald I, 308; SnE 1848-87, II, 500, III, 181.

sources

AM 242 fol (W) 169, 20 - 169, 21 (SnE)  image  image  image  
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