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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Heil 13VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra manna drápa 13’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 881-2.

Anonymous PoemsHeilagra manna drápa

text and translation

Dásemd er, það er drottinn lýsir;
Díónísíus tók að rísa
lofaður upp og hielt á höfði
hratt rennandi mílur tvennar.
… hvíla var miskunn
... þar er hann liggja vildi
... †allg†
... drottins hallar.

Dásemd er, það er drottinn lýsir; lofaður Díónísíus tók að rísa upp og hielt á höfði, rennandi hratt tvennar mílur. … hvíla var miskunn ... þar er hann vildi liggja ... †allg† drottins hallar.
‘Marvellous is that which the Lord shows; the praised Dionysius began to rise up and held his head running fast two miles. … to rest was mercy ... where he wanted to lie ... of the Lord’s hall.

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Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV], [B. 10]. Af et digt om hellige mænd 13: AII, 514, BII, 565-6, Skald II, 310, NN §1763; Kahle 1898, 93, 113.


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