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Anon Mgr 28VII

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát 28’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 780.

Anonymous PoemsDrápa af Máríugrát
272829

text and translation

Höll ítarlig himna stillis,
hásæti valið aldar gætis
giftu fyld og guðdóms krafti,
giefi mier orð til þinna stefja.
Yfirþjóðkonungs allra jöfra
öllu góðu í himna höllu
ræðr og stýrir mær og móðir
Máría sæl hjá dróttni várum.

Ítarlig höll {stillis himna}, valið hásæti {gætis aldar}, fyld giftu og krafti guðdóms, giefi mier orð til stefja þinna. Mær og {móðir {yfirþjóðkonungs allra jöfra}} ræðr og stýrir öllu góðu í höllu himna, sæl Máría hjá dróttni várum.
 
‘May the glorious hall of the prince of the heavens [= God (= Christ)], the chosen high-seat of the guardian of people [= God (= Christ)], filled with luck and the power of the Godhead, give me words for your refrains. The Virgin and mother of the supreme king of all princes [= God (= Christ) > = Mary] rules and governs everything good in the hall of the heavens, blessed Mary, next to our Lord.

notes and context

[5-8]: This is the second refrain in Mgr.

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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. 2]. Máríugrátr 28: AII, 478, BII, 513, Skald II, 281; Kahle 1898, 61, Sperber 1911, 36, 75, Wrightson 2001, 14.

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