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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Heilags anda drápa (Heildr) - 18

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Heilags anda drápa (‘Drápa about the Holy Spirit’) — Anon HeildrVII

Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Heilags anda drápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 450-67.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. [3]. Heilags anda vísur (AII, 160-3, BII, 175-80)

SkP info: VII, 466-7

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17 — Anon Heildr 17VII

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Cite as: Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilags anda drápa 17’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 466-7.

Vegr sé feðr ok fögrum,
fljótt, óskmegi dróttins;
lofi huggara hygginn
hirðprúðra kyn virða;
en salkonungs sólar
sonr eingetinn hreinar
sendi oss með anda
ört vingjafir björtum.

Vegr sé feðr ok {fögrum óskmegi dróttins}; kyn hirðprúðra virða lofi fljótt hygginn huggara, en {eingetinn sonr {sólar sal{konungs}}} sendi oss ört hreinar vingjafir með björtum anda.

Glory be to the Father and {to the beautiful beloved Son of the Lord} [= Christ]; may the kin of courtly men swiftly praise the thoughtful comforter, and may {the only son {of the king {of the hall of the sun}}} [(lit. ‘son of the sun’s hall-king’) SKY/HEAVEN > = God > = Christ] graciously send us pure gifts of friendship along with the radiant spirit.

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: C. [3]. Heilags anda vísur 17 (AII, 163; BII, 179); Skald II, 94, NN §§2832, 3281, 2386; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1844, 56, Rydberg 1907, 3, 46, Attwood 1996a, 59, 155.

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AM 757 a 4° (B) 10r, 34 - 10r, 37 (Heildr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
JS 399 a-b 4°x (399a-bx) -  
AM 757 a 4° (BRydberg) - (SnE)  
AM 757 a 4° (BFJ) - (SnE)  
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