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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, 651-2

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79 — Anon Lil 79VII

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Cite as: Martin Chase (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Lilja 79’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 651-2.

Fyrirlátið mier, faðir hinn sæti,
fyrirlátið mier! Eg vil gráta
orð og hugsan allar gjörðir
auðmjúkligast og firraz dauða.
Því lýt eg nú þier að fótum
þraungdr og kvaldr af mæðing taldri;
klökkur, hræddr eg þurfa þykkjumz
þína vægð í nauðum mínum.

Fyrirlátið mier, faðir hinn sæti, fyrirlátið mier! Eg vil auðmjúkligast gráta allar gjörðir, orð og hugsan og firraz dauða. Því lýt eg nú að fótum þier, þraungdr og kvaldr af taldri mæðing; klökkur, hræddr þykkjumz eg í nauðum mínum þurfa vægð þína.

Forgive me, sweet Father, forgive me! I will most humbly bewail all my deeds, words and thoughts, and avoid death. Therefore I bow down now at your feet, oppressed and tormented by the trouble I have told; contrite, afraid, I feel in my distress that I need your compassion.

editions: Skj Eysteinn Ásgrímsson: Lilja 79 (AII, 388; BII, 411); Skald II, 225.

sources

Holm perg 1 fol (Bb) 116ra, 20 - 116ra, 24  transcr.  image  image  
AM 99 a 8° (99a) 16r, 1 - 16r, 7  transcr.  image  image  
AM 622 4° (622) 37, 11 - 37, 15  transcr.  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 13, 9 - 13, 11  transcr.  image  image  image  
Vísnabók (Vb) 254 - 254  
DKNVSB 41 8°x (41 8°x) 130, 18 - 131, 2  transcr.  image  
AM 705 4°x (705x) 19r - 19v  transcr.  
BLAdd 4892 (4892) 37v - 37v  transcr.  image  
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