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Anon Mdr 39VII

Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Máríudrápa 39’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 510-11.

Anonymous PoemsMáríudrápa
383940

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Heil - vertu, - drottning - dýrðar,-
dagsbrún - ljós* ins fagra
heims …

sálna fjöld og sæla,
synda líkn og …

… konungs jöfra.

Heil vertu, drottning dýrðar, ljós* dagsbrún ins fagra heims …, fjöld og sæla sálna, líkn synda og … {konungs jöfra}.
 
‘Hail to you, queen of glory, shining daybreak of the beautiful world …, multitude and bliss of souls, salve of sins and … of the king of princes [= God (= Christ)].

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV], [B. 1]. En drape om jomfru Maria (Máríudrápa) 39: AII, 470-1, Rydberg 1907, 40, 58, Attwood 1996a, 113.

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