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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Pétrsdrápa (Pét) - 54

Pétrsdrápa (‘Drápa about the Apostle Peter’) — Anon PétVII

David McDougall 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Pétrsdrápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 796-844.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder, Pétrsdrápa (AII, 500-8, BII, 545-58)

SkP info: VII, 804

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10 — Anon Pét 10VII

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Cite as: David McDougall (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa 10’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 804.

Bessaíðe breiðrar
borgar víðum torgum
tveir bræður með tíri
trúlundaðir funduz.
List gera frægir fysta
fiskimanna að kanna;
sá varð giftugjörðum
gæddr, að slíka fæddi.

Bessaíðe, víðum torgum breiðrar borgar, funduz tveir trúlundaðir bræður með tíri. Frægir gera að kanna list fiskimanna fysta; sá, að slíka fæddi, varð gæddr giftugjörðum.

In Bethsaida, in the wide squares of the broad city, were found two brothers, faithful of mind, of renown. The famed ones do try the craft of fishermen first; he who begot such men was endowed with grace.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder 10 (AII, 502; BII, 547); Skald II, 300, NN §§1712A, 2875; Kahle 1898, 80, 109.

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