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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, 804-5

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11 — Anon Pét 11VII

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Cite as: David McDougall (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa 11’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 804-5.

Jónas sonr var Símón
sannr og Andréas annarr;
forðaz hórdóm harðan
háðs þverrendur báðir.
Átti hinn með hætti
hyrs, að nefndum fyrri,
grund, þvíað gæfa sendiz,
gjálfrs, af drotni sjálfum.

Símón var sannr sonr Jónas og Andréas annarr; báðir {þverrendur háðs} forðaz harðan hórdóm. Hinn, að nefndum fyrri, átti með hætti {grund {gjálfrs hyrs}}, þvíað gæfa sendiz af drotni sjálfum.

Simon was the true son of Jona and Andrew [was] the second; both {diminishers of scorn} [HOLY MEN] avoid injurious whoredom. The one we named first was married decently {to a land {of the ocean’s fire}} [GOLD > WOMAN], because grace was sent [to him] from the Lord himself.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 7]. En drape om apostlen Peder 11 (AII, 502; BII, 547-8); Skald II, 300, NN §1712B; Kahle 1898, 80.

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AM 621 4° (621) 58r, 6 - 58r, 8  transcr.  image  
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