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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Heilagra manna drápa (Heil) - 26

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Heilagra manna drápa (‘Drápa about Holy Men’) — Anon HeilVII

Kirsten Wolf 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Heilagra manna drápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 872-90.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 10]. Af et digt om hellige mænd, Heilagra manna drápa (AII, 511-16, BII, 562-9)

SkP info: VII, 886-7

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20 — Anon Heil 20VII

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Cite as: Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra manna drápa 20’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 886-7.

Börðuz menn, þar Benedict varði
bróður sinn af drengskap góðum;
Knútr var staddr í musteri mætu
mildr og eigi stríða vildi.
Oframmliga Eyvind bifra
innar giekk að kóngi svinnum;
góðan dag rieð gram bjóða

Menn börðuz, þar Benedict varði bróður sinn af góðum drengskap; mildr Knútr var staddr í mætu musteri og vildi eigi stríða. Eyvind bifra giekk oframmliga innar að svinnum kóngi; rieð bjóða gram góðan dag...

Men fought, where Benedikt defended his brother with great manliness; gentle Knútr was situated in the magnificent church and did not want to fight. Eyvind bifra forcefully went inside to the wise king; he bade the king a good day...

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 10]. Af et digt om hellige mænd 20 (AII, 515; BII, 567); Skald II, 311, NN §§1763, 1772, 2680B, 2892, 2983, 3378B; Kahle 1898, 95, 113.

sources

AM 720 a VI 4° (720a VI) 2r - 2v (Heil)  transcr.  image  image  image  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
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