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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

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, 929-30

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60 — Anon Mey 60VII

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Cite as: Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 60’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 929-30.

Frú Máría, frumtígn meyja,
firrðu, þá er vier liggjum stirðir
seldir framm að synda gjaldi,
sálir várar heitu báli.
Veittu oss, er vafðir drottin
várn græðara reifaklæðum,
þína hjálp í blíðum bænum,
blómið sælt, að liðnum dómi.

Frú Máría, frumtígn meyja, firrðu várar sálir heitu báli, þá er vier liggjum stirðir, seldir framm að gjaldi synda. Veittu oss, sælt blómið, er vafðir drottin, várn græðara, reifaklæðum, þína hjálp í blíðum bænum að liðnum dómi.

Lady Mary, supreme dignity of maidens, rescue our souls from the hot fire, when we lie stiff, delivered up for the repayment of sins. You, blessed flower, who wrapped the Lord, our Saviour, in swaddling clothes, grant us your help in gentle prayers when the Judgement has come.

editions: Skj [Anonyme digte og vers XIV]: [B. 12]. Af heilogum meyjum 60 (AII, 539; BII, 597); Skald II, 331, NN §1849B; Jón Þorkelsson 1888, 87.

sources

AM 721 4° (721) 10r - 10r (Mey)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 713 4° (713) 28, 12 - 28, 14  image  image  
Lbs 2166 4°x (2166x) 126 - 126  
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