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Anon Sól 65VII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 65’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 342-3.

Anonymous PoemsSólarljóð
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‘saw’

2. sjá (verb): see

[1] ek: so papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ, ek sá 166bˣ

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ek ‘I’

ek (pron.; °mín, dat. mér, acc. mik): I, me

[1] ek: so papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ, ek sá 166bˣ

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þá ‘then’

2. þá (adv.): then

[1] þá: þar papp15ˣ

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halda ‘to observe’

halda (verb): hold, keep

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neglðar ‘nailed’

negla (verb): nail

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nauðliga ‘painfully’

nauðliga (adv.): [painfully]

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Limbs pierced by red-hot nails are frequent in medieval European vision literature. See, e.g., St Patrick’s Purgatory (Easting 1991, 52-3, 131), the Revelation of the Monk of Evesham (Easting 2002, 44-5) and Visio Thurkilli (Schmidt 1978, 21).

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