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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, 185

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5 — Anon Pl 5VII

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Cite as: Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 5’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 185.

Ok bæði hjú blíðan
byskups fund — at mundum
þeim hykk þrifn kómu —
þá nótt með veg sóttu,
ok tveir með þeim þeira
— þýðr gaf lærdóms prýðir
hǫldum hilmis foldar
hirðnǫfn — synir skírðusk.

Ok bæði hjú sóttu þá nótt blíðan fund byskups með veg — hykk þrifn kómu þeim at mundum — ok tveir synir þeira skírðusk með þeim; {þýðr prýðir lærdóms} gaf hǫldum {{foldar hilmis} hirð}nǫfn.

And both husband and wife had that night a gracious reception from the bishop with honour — I think good fortune came within their grasp — and their two sons were baptised with them; {the kindly adorner of learning} [BISHOP] gave the men names {of the court {of the ruler of the earth}} [(lit. ‘court-names of the ruler of the earth’) = God > HEAVEN].

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [1]. Plácítúsdrápa 5 (AI, 608; BI, 607-8); Skald I, 296, NN §1243; Sveinbjörn Egilsson 1833, 13, 41, Finnur Jónsson 1887, 231, Louis-Jensen 1998, 95.

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AM 673 b 4° (673b) 1r, 18 - 1v, 2 (Pl)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  
AM 673 b 4° (673bÞH) 41 - 41  transcr.  
AM 673 b 4° (673bHE) 41 - 41  transcr.  
AM 673 b 4° (673bFJ) 214 - 214  transcr.  
AM 673 b 4° (673bSkj) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bJH) -  
AM 673 b 4° (673bJLJ) -  transcr.  
AM 673 b 4° (673bTW) 1r, 18 - 1v, 2 (Pl)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  image  
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