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VII. Heilagra meyja drápa (Mey) - 60

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Heilagra meyja drápa (‘Drápa about Holy Maidens’) — Anon MeyVII

Kirsten Wolf 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Heilagra meyja drápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 891-930.

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Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum, Heilagra meyja drápa. (AII, 526-39, BII, 582-97)

SkP info: VII, 899-900

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12 — Anon Mey 12VII

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Cite as: Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 12’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 899-900.

Jésús Kristus upp nam rísa
einn og þrennr og birtiz henni;
postulum sagði hun prýðimestum
prúða sýn, er fegnir trúðu.
Eyðimerkur sótti síðan
sára nauð um þrjátigi ára;
hvern dag sá hun með hjálparaugum
himna dýrð, er guð várr skýrði.

Jésús Kristus nam upp rísa einn og þrennr og birtiz henni; hun sagði prúða sýn prýðimestum postulum, er fegnir trúðu. Sótti síðan eyðimerkur, sára nauð, um þrjátigi ára; hvern dag sá hun með hjálparaugum dýrð himna, er várr guð skýrði.

Jesus Christ rose up single and threefold and revealed himself to her; she related the beautiful sight to the most magnificent Apostles, who, glad, believed [it]. Then she sought out the deserts for painful trial for thirty years; every day she saw with eyes of help the glory of the heavens, which our God displayed.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum 12 (AII, 529; BII, 585); Skald II, 323.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 11r - 11r  transcr.  image  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 24, 1 - 24, 3 ()  image  image  
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