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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, 646-7

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74 — Anon Lil 74VII

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Cite as: Martin Chase (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Lilja 74’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 646-7.

Þessu í gegn munu finna fögnuð;
fyrðum heim til sinnar dýrðar
herrann bauð með hæstri prýði,
heimleiddir því að verða beimar
ungir, glaðir, frjálsir, fríðir,
færir, máttkir, vitrir, skærir;
hátíð gild um allar aldir
alda þeim er virðing haldin.

Í gegn þessu munu finna fögnuð; herrann bauð fyrðum heim til dýrðar sinnar með hæstri prýði, því að heimleiddir beimar verða ungir, glaðir, frjálsir, fríðir, færir, máttkir, vitrir, skærir; hátíð gild haldin um allar aldir alda er virðing þeim.

On the other hand, they will find joy; the Lord invited men home to his glory with the highest splendour, because the people, having been led home, become young, happy, free, beautiful, healthy, mighty, wise, radiant; a magnificent feast held through all ages to come is an honour to them.

editions: Skj Eysteinn Ásgrímsson: Lilja 74 (AII, 386-7; BII, 409); Skald II, 224, NN §§1513.

sources

Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 115vb, 31 - 115vb, 36  transcr.  image  image  
AM 99 a 8° (99a) 15r, 3 - 15r, 10  transcr.  image  image  
AM 622 4° (622) 36, 14 - 36, 18  transcr.  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 12, 27 - 12, 30  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
Vísnabók (Vb) 254 - 254  
DKNVSB 41 8°x (41 8°x) 129, 7 - 129, 12  transcr.  image  
AM 705 4°x (705x) 18r - 18v  transcr.  
BLAdd 4892 (4892) 36v - 36v  transcr.  image  
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