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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Mey 55VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 55’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 926.

Anonymous PoemsHeilagra meyja drápa

Pétur ‘Peter’

Pétr (noun m.): Peter


Petronilla ‘Petronilla’

Petrónilla (noun f.): [Petronilla]


Línus ‘Linus’

Línus (noun m.): [Linus]


[4] Línus ‘Linus’: S. Linus was S. Peter’s first successor in the see of Rome.


frúna ‘the lady’

frú (noun f.): lady


græða ‘healed’

grœða (verb): heal


alla ‘all’

allr (adj.): all


plagaz ‘furnished’

plaga (verb): nurse


pínulaus ‘without suffering’

pínulauss (adj.): [without suffering]


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Petronilla is mentioned in Pétr 1/14-2/3 as the Apostle Peter’s daughter by his wife Perpetua. See Anon Pét 12 and Notes ad loc.


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