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Lilja (‘Lily’) — Anon LilVII

Martin Chase 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Lilja’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 544-677.

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Skj: Eysteinn Ásgrímsson: Lilja (AII, 363-95, BII, 390-416)

SkP info: VII, 597-8

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30 — Anon Lil 30VII

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Cite as: Martin Chase (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Lilja 30’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 597-8.

Friettir nú, með hverjum hætti
henni bæri til fögnuð þenna,
borgarmúrr svá að brysti hvergi
bygð geymandi hreinleiks dygða.
Eingill segir, að ei mun syngaz
jungfrú blíð, þá er sveinn er smíðaðr
haglig myndan heilags anda
hold og bein af líkam hreinum.

Friettir nú, með hverjum hætti þenna fögnuð bæri til henni, svá að borgarmúrr, geymandi bygð dygða hreinleiks, brysti hvergi. Eingill segir, að blíð jungfrú mun ei syngaz, þá er sveinn, {haglig myndan heilags anda}, er smíðaðr, hold og bein af hreinum líkam.

She asks now by what means this joy might befall her, so that the guarding wall, protecting the dwelling of the virtues of chastity, should nowhere break. The angel says that the gentle virgin will not commit sin, when the boy, {the proper image of the Holy Spirit} [= God (= Christ)], is formed, flesh and bone from the pure body.

editions: Skj Eysteinn Ásgrímsson: Lilja 30 (AII, 373; BII, 398); Skald II, 217.

sources

Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 114rb, 36 - 114va, 4  transcr.  image  image  
AM 720 a VIII 4° (720a VIII) 2v, 22 - 2v, 25  transcr.  image  image  
AM 99 a 8° (99a) 6v, 15 - 7r, 3  transcr.  image  image  
AM 622 4° (622) 28, 15 - 28, 19  transcr.  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 8, 21 - 8, 24  transcr.  image  image  image  
Vísnabók (Vb) 249 - 249  
DKNVSB 41 8°x (41 8°x) 114, 12 - 114, 18  transcr.  image  
AM 705 4°x (705x) 8v - 9r  transcr.  
BLAdd 4892 (4892) 29r - 29v  transcr.  image  
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