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Anon Mgr 32VII

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát 32’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 781-2.

Anonymous PoemsDrápa af Máríugrát
313233

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Ítar*ligr og öllum mætri
— ár og friðr sie skapara várum —
máttugr giefr inn mildi dróttinn
móður sinni alt ið góða.
Yfirþjóðkonungs allra jöfra
öllu góðu í himna höllu
ræðr og stýrir mær og móðir
Máría sæl hjá dróttni várum.

Inn mildi dróttinn, máttugr, ítar*ligr og mætri öllum, giefr móður sinni alt ið góða; sie ár og friðr skapara várum. Mær og {móðir {yfirþjóðkonungs allra jöfra}} ræðr og stýrir öllu góðu í höllu himna, sæl Máría, hjá dróttni várum.
 
‘The generous Lord, mighty, glorious and more splendid than all, gives his mother everything good; may there be prosperity and peace for our Creator. 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]: For the refrain, see 28/5-8.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV], [B. 2]. Máríugrátr 32: AII, 479, BII, 514, Skald II, 281; Kahle 1898, 62, Sperber 1911, 37, 75, Wrightson 2001, 16.

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