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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Andréasdrápa (Andr) - 4

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Andréasdrápa (‘Drápa about S. Andrew’) — Anon AndrVII

Ian McDougall 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Andréasdrápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 845-51.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 8]. Af et digt om Andreas, Andréasdrápa (AII, 508-9, BII, 558-9)

SkP info: VII, 847-8

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2 — Anon Andr 2VII

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Cite as: Ian McDougall (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Andréasdrápa 2’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 847-8.

Yfirpostulinn ástar
Andréas var með bandi
festr á * kross og Kristi
kærr miðviku næri.
Lífið liet með gæfu
ljóss á helgum krossi
föstudag, sá er fýstiz
fagnaðar guðs af magni.

Yfirpostulinn ástar, Andréas, og kærr Kristi, var festr með bandi á * kross næri miðviku. Ljóss, sá er fýstiz af magni fagnaðar guðs, liet lífið föstudag með gæfu á helgum krossi.

The chief Apostle of love, Andrew, and dear to Christ, was tied with a bond on a cross near midweek. The bright one, who yearned mightily for the joy of God, gave up his life on a Friday with good fortune on the holy cross.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 8]. Af et digt om Andreas 2 (AII, 508; BII, 558); Skald II, 306, NN §1756; Konráð Gíslason 1860, 558.

sources

AM 194 8° (194 8°) 36v, 18 - 36v, 21  image  image  image  image  
AM 669 c 4°x (669cx) 1r, 9 - 1r, 16 (Andr)  image  
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