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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

VII. Plácitusdrápa (Pl) - 59

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Plácitusdrápa (‘Drápa about S. Eustace’) — Anon PlVII

Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Plácitusdrápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 179-220.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa, Digt fra det 12. årh. (AI, 607-18, BI, 606-22)

SkP info: VII, 204-5

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38 — Anon Pl 38VII

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Cite as: Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 38’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 204-5.

Bliktýnir vann beina
(bauglestanda) gestum
sunds (tóksk harmr af hǫndum
hôr), þeims komnir vôru.
Útbeiti frák Áta
undrask brœðr, þás fundu,
skíðs, á skrautvals beiði
skokks áhyggju þokka.

{{Sunds blik}týnir} vann beina gestum, þeims vôru komnir; hôr harmr tóksk af hǫndum {bauglestanda}. Frák brœðr undrask {útbeiti {skíðs Áta}}, þás fundu þokka áhyggju á {beiði {skrautvals skokks}}.

{The destroyer {of the shine of the channel}} [(lit. ‘shine-destroyer of the channel’) GOLD > GENEROUS MAN] gave hospitality to the guests who had arrived; deep sorrow lifted from {the ring-destroyer} [GENEROUS MAN]. I have heard that the brothers wondered at {the steerer {of the ski of Áti <sea-king>}} [SHIP > SEAFARER], when they sensed a disposition of anxiety in {the demander {of the adornment-horse of the deck-plank}} [SHIP > SEAFARER].

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa 38 (AI, 614; BI, 616); Skald I, 300, NN §1793; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1833, 26, 54-5, Finnur Jónsson 1887, 239, Jón Helgason 1932-3, 157, Louis-Jensen 1998, 111.

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AM 673 b 4° (673b) 4r, 15 - 4r, 19 (Pl)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  
AM 673 b 4° (673bÞH) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bFJ) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bJH) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bJLJ) -  transcr.  
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